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13th June 2016 – New York Daily News

Uncovering if Pulse club massacre in Orlando was an ‘ISIS Attack’

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Omar Mateen wanted the world to associate his attack at an Orlando nightclub, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, with ISIS, the self-proclaimed Islamic State. more...

13th June 2016 – The Journal of International Security Affairs

An Opening for Al-Qaeda

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Since the Islamic State (IS) made its dramatic military advance in Iraq more than a year ago—capturing Mosul and other key cities and declaring the caliphate’s re-establishment—analysts have been near-unanimous that the group’s emergence has devastated its parent organization, al-Qaeda. more...

12th June 2016 – BBC

BBC News Live

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the aftermath of the Pulse shooting and radicalization. more...

9th June 2016 – Quoted by Spencer Ackerman - The Guardian

American Isis defector charged despite no evidence of material support of terror

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Federal prosecutors have charged a Virginia-born man who travelled to join and then fled from the Islamic State with material support for terrorism, even though a criminal complaint against him provides no connection to any acts of violence. more...

9th June 2016 – Quoted by Nancy A. Youssef - The Daily Beast

CIA and Pentagon Bicker While Russia Wipes Out U.S.-Backed Rebels

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

U.S.-backed opposition forces in Syria’s largest city are facing a ferocious Russian-led assault, raising fears that the rebels could be eliminated in a matter of weeks. more...

8th June 2016 – BBC

BBC World News America

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the recent attack in Tel Aviv. more...

6th June 2016 – The Loopcast

A Discussion on Expertise, Part II

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In a continuation of The Loopcast's 2013 show What Makes an Expert an "Expert", FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Tom Nichols resume the discussion in light of the recent Ben Rhodes interview. more...

2nd June 2016 – CCTV America

World Insight

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali. more...

1st June 2016 – Quoted by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross - The Daily Beast

Big Win Over ISIS Could Mean a New War

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Troops fighting ISIS appeared to on the verge of another victory over the self-proclaimed Islamic State Wednesday, as they moved into a city that has served as the main thoroughfare for ISIS foreign fighters and weapons. more...

1st June 2016 – 104.1 KQTH

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the State Department's terrorism travel advisory. more...

31st May 2016 – Quoted by Neville Teller - The Jerusalem Post

The jihadist civil war

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The bloodthirsty jihadist organization that calls itself Islamic State (IS) sprang from the loins of al-Qaeda, once the supreme bane of the western world, which achieved its apogee with the destruction of the twin towers in New York. more...

25th May 2016 – Quoted by Louis Jacobsen - Politifact

Donald Trump’s Pants on Fire claim that US is letting in ‘tens of thousands’ of terrorists now

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Donald Trump has advocated for a "temporary" ban on Muslims coming into the United States to prevent any terrorists from crossing the border. But are there already tens of thousands of terrorists coming into the country now? That’s what he claimed in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. more...

20th May 2016 – Quoted by C. Eugene Emery Jr. - Politifact

Donald Trump now being used in terrorist propaganda videos, Hillary Clinton says

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Hillary Clinton took flak from fact-checkers back in December when she claimed that Donald Trump’s comments were being used as a recruiting tool by ISIS. more...

10th May 2016 – 104.1 KQTH

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses how new communication and marketing technologies have moved the 2016 election. more...

6th May 2016 – Quoted by Patrick Goodenough - CNS

Obama Adviser Quoted: ‘We Created an Echo Chamber’ to Sell the Iran Nuclear Deal

Mark Dubowitz, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A lengthy New York Times Magazine profile of President Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes portrays him as a spinmeister contemptuous of the foreign policy establishment who fed credulous journalists a misleading narrative to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the American people. more...

3rd May 2016 – Al Jazeera

Inside Story

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the five year anniversary of Bin Laden's death. more...

3rd May 2016 – Quoted by Elisabeth Kendall - The Washington Post

How can al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula be defeated?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) went “on the run” 10 days ago as UAE-supported military forces closed in on the city of Mukalla, AQAP’s de facto capital in eastern Yemen. Saudi state media celebrated a mass annihilation of fleeing AQAP fighters. more...

2nd May 2016 – The Blaze

The Buck Sexton Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the death of Bin Laden and the state of al-Qaeda five years later. more...

28th April 2016 – War on the Rocks

How the Islamic State’s Propaganda Feeds Into Its Global Expansion Efforts

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Even before the dramatic blitzkrieg the Islamic State launched through northern Iraq in June 2014, the group had been focused on expanding its presence beyond Syria and Iraq. The group has by now declared wilayats (provinces) in West Africa (Wilayat Ifriqiyah, the organization formerly known as Boko Haram), in the Caucasus region of Russia, and in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa. more...

27th April 2016 – Quoted by Jennifer Williams - Vox

This bill would let 9/11 victims’ families sue Saudi Arabia. Here’s how it could backfire.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Obama administration is trying to block a bill, known as the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), that would seek to allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its alleged financial support of al-Qaeda. more...