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6th March 2015 – CNN

The Situation Room

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the new video of Jihadi John. more...

6th March 2015 – 560 AM WMAL - Washington, DC

Mornings on the Mall

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross identifies characteristics of future terrorist threats. more...

4th March 2015 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer - Voice of America

Militants Stubbornly Resist Tikrit Offensive

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Jihadi militants are employing guerrilla tactics -- everything from planting improvised explosives to hit-and-run attacks -- in an effort to impede Iraqi forces in their efforts to retake Tikrit. more...

2nd March 2015 – CCTV America

The Heat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on US decision to export drones to Middle East allies. more...

2nd March 2015 – Foreign Policy

Is Libya the Next Stronghold of the Islamic State?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The chaotic civil war is giving the caliphate a foothold in North Africa, and its enemies can’t figure out whether to kill the jihadists or use them for their own purposes. more...

27th February 2015 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the pathways to radicalization. more...

27th February 2015 – Quoted by Maryann Cusimano Love - The Hill

Name Game

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

International leaders recently gathered in Washington for the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. Some criticize President Obama for calling it "Violent Extremism;" they charge he is too concerned about relations with Muslim states or "too soft" to call out Islam. more...

27th February 2015 – Quoted by Michael Martina - Reuters

Draft Chinese Law Paves Way for Counter-Terror Operations Abroad

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

China is close to approving a law that will create a legal framework for sending troops abroad on counter-terrorism missions, as Beijing seeks to address the vulnerability of the country's growing global commercial and diplomatic interests. more...

26th February 2015 – CNN

The Situation Room

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein Ross discusses the identity of ISIS fighter 'Jihadi John' more...

26th February 2015 – Quoted by Melanie Schmitz - Bustle

Capturing Mohammed Emwazi, “Jihadi John”, May Not Be As Important As Taking On Top ISIS Leaders

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The man behind the mask has been revealed. On Thursday, the Washington Post identified the individual behind the brutal beheadings of several ISIS hostages as Kuwaiti-born London man, Mohammed Emwazi. more...

26th February 2015 – Quoted by Tom Kutsch - Al Jazeera America

Unmasking of ‘Jihadi John’ Sheds Little Light on His Radicalization

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The transformation of Mohammed Emwazi into an ISIL stalwart defies easy comprehension, analysts say. more...

26th February 2015 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the challenges of tracking potential terrorists. more...

26th February 2015 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the identification of Jihadi John as a British national. more...

26th February 2015 – FDD Press Release

New Report by FDD Scholar Outlines Civil War in Libya

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A new report authored by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, outlines how Libya’s civil war between the Dignity and Dawn campaigns empowers jihadist groups like the Islamic State and threatens the safety of Europe. more...

25th February 2015 – War on the Rocks

ISIL’s International Expansion: What Does Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis’s Oath of Allegiance Mean?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The international expansion of the jihadist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has become a much-discussed topic. more...

23rd February 2015 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

ISIS is Losing

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If you want to understand what's happening in the Middle East today, you need to appreciate one fundamental fact: ISIS is losing its war for the Middle East. more...

23rd February 2015 – CNN

Anderson Cooper 360

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the capabilities of al-Shabaab. more...

22nd February 2015 – CTV

CTV News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on recent threats from al-Shabaab. more...

22nd February 2015 – Quoted by James Warren - New York Daily News

Our Failure to Communicate: ISIS’ Message Resonates Online; America’s Does Not

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Imagine a shiny SUV that tended to explode. Or erectile dysfunction pills that gave your toes gangrene. more...

19th February 2015 – Quoted by James Warren - New York Daily News

Warren: President Obama Makes a Stand Yet Seemed Weak at ‘Summit’ Confronting Extremism

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Stern, analytical and passionate, he struck all the right rhetorical notes on Wednesday, but the Obama administration could use help. more...