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11th April 2018 – AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss the recent chemical attack in Syria. more...

3rd April 2018 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss the link between social media and terrorism. more...

2nd April 2018 – War on the Rocks

The Emigrant Sisters Return: The Growing Role of the Islamic State’s Women

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In his latest op-ed for War on the Rocks, FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross details the roles of women throughout the timeline of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – highlighting how their role within the organization, specifically in military operations, seemed to increase as the caliphate weakened and eventually collapsed. This, Gartenstein-Ross illustrates, is a stark contrast to the roles previously held by women throughout the life of the caliphate – and this role may continue to grow. more...

22nd March 2018 – Quoted by Stephen Tankel - War on the Rocks

From Al-Qaeda to ISIL: Continuity and Change in the Jihadist Movement

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In summer 2010, the National Intelligence Council organized a small, one-day conference with Europe-based academics to get their read on possible futures for the jihadist movement. more...

20th March 2018 – Texas National Security Review

Policy Roundtable: What Is the Future of the Jihadist Movement?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In summer 2010, the National Intelligence Council organized a small, one-day conference with Europe-based academics to get their read on possible futures for the jihadist movement. I was one of the approximately twenty participants. Osama Bin Laden was still alive, but the core al-Qaeda organization was beginning to come under rising pressure in Pakistan as a result of increasingly intense drone strikes. more...

14th March 2018 – AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein Ross joins Justice and Drew to discuss Rex Tillerson's removal as secretary of state and the Bloomington mosque bombing. more...

13th March 2018 – Quoted by Oriana Pawlyk - Military.com

General Argues to Continue Refueling Saudi Planes in Yemen Fight

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As lawmakers once again try to stop U.S. refueling and intelligence missions in support of planes from the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen, a top general insists U.S. support is necessary to build on its relationship with Saudi Arabia. more...

6th March 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Africa’s Jihadist Frontiers

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Clifford D. May

Foreign Podicy host, Cliff May, is joined by FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to discuss the evolving threats from jihadists in Africa and what can be done now to stop – or at least slow – them. more...

1st March 2018 – KTLK

Justice and Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein-Ross joins KTLK's Justice and Drew to discuss current issues pertaining to social media. more...

28th February 2018 – CGTN

The World Today

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein-Ross joins CGTN to discuss the latest from the failed ceasefire in Ghouta. more...

26th February 2018 – War on the Rocks

Spike in African Terrorism Highlights the Importance of Jihadist Innovation

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In War on the Rocks, FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross outlines how adaptability is crucial to the survival of jihadist groups in Africa. Although groups like Shabaab have increased their efforts independent of the Arab Spring, Gartenstein-Ross argues that “the chaos wrought by the revolutions provided jihadist groups with unprecedented opportunities in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and Mali, and they capitalized.” more...

26th February 2018 – FDD Press

Evolving Terror: The Development of Jihadist Operations Targeting Western Interests in Africa

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

After the Arab Spring, North African countries experienced growing instability, and jihadist groups capitalized on both social unrest and local conflicts. As these groups strengthened, jihadists expanded their operations into the Sahel, and were able to propagate their transnational ideology to new audiences. more...

26th February 2018 – Quoted by Cristina Maza - Newsweek

ISIS and al-Qaeda Terrorists Increase Attacks on Western Targets in Africa, Report Reveals

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The threat to Western interests from jihadists groups and transnational terrorists operating in Africa has grown steadily over the past decade. more...

20th February 2018 – AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Garteinstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss the new Mueller indictment on Russian meddling in the US election. more...

15th February 2018 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Gartenstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss the Florida school shooting and what courses of action must be taken by the administration. more...

8th February 2018 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD's Daveed Garteinstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss Minnesota being considered a hub for terrorist recruitment. more...

31st January 2018 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Counter-Terrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein Ross joins Justice & Drew to discuss his thoughts on Trump's State of the Union as well as the FISA Memo. more...

30th January 2018 – Quoted by Jon Greenberg - PolitiFact

Donald Trump: ISIS territory losses near 100 percent

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

President Donald Trump spoke proudly of gains made in the fight against the Islamic State. He looked back to his pledge in 2017 to "extinguish ISIS from the face of the Earth." "One year later, I am proud to report that the coalition to defeat ISIS has liberated very close to 100 percent of the territory just recently held by these killers in Iraq and Syria," Trump said. more...

20th January 2018 – Pakistan Today

Al Qaida to recruit from IS, its affiliates: report

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Al Qaida has been trying to win over extremists from Islamic State, while the Isis “caliphate” collapses amid heavy losses of men, material, territory and prestige, reported by the Guardian. more...

19th January 2018 – Quoted by Focus

Machtkampf der Terroristen: Al-Kaida will dem geschwächten IS Unterstützer abjagen

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Das selbsterklärte „Kalifat“ der Terrormiliz Islamischer Staat in Syrien und Irak ist unter militärischem Druck zusammengebrochen. Doch ein Ende des Terrorismus bedeutet das nicht, ganz im Gegenteil: Nun liefern sich IS und Al-Kaida einen Machtkampf um die Führung der radikalen Islamisten. Kleinere IS-Verbündete haben offenbar bereits die Seiten gewechselt. more...