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2nd October 2014 – Quoted by Trinh Theresa Do - CBCNews

Khorasan Group Shows Why al-Qaeda is Still a Force to Be Reckoned With

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The U.S. and its allies have dropped a torrent of missiles on Iraq and Syria in an attempt to stamp out militant group ISIS. more...

2nd October 2014 – Quoted by Spencer Ackerman - The Guardian

ISIS and al-Qaida Are ‘One and the Same’ to Obama Despite Evidence of Schism

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Counter-terrorism veterans question Obama administration rationale for strikes based on argument that rupture between groups is irrelevant. more...

30th September 2014 – 104.1 KQTH - Tucson, AZ

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains how a recent attack in Oklahoma was inspired by IS. more...

30th September 2014 – Cited by Andrew Hart - The Huffington Post

The 9 Biggest Myths About ISIS Debunked

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

When it comes to the Islamic State, the extremist group that has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria using horrifying tactics, there is no shortage of speculation about its history and ambitions. more...

29th September 2014 – KPAM, Portland, Oregon

Terry Boyd’s World

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the recent violence in Oklahoma. more...

29th September 2014 – Quoted by Harriet Sherwood, Sandra Laville, Kim willshire, Ben Knight, Maddy French, and Lauren Gambino - The Guardian

Schoolgirl Jihadis: the Female Islamists Leaving Home to Join ISIS Fighters

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Hundreds of young women and girls are leaving their homes in western countries to join Islamic fighters in the Middle East, causing increasing concern among counter-terrorism investigators. more...

26th September 2014 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on IS threats to the US. more...

25th September 2014 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the potential threat of lone wolf terrorism in the United States and abroad. more...

25th September 2014 – CNN

CNN Tonight

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses radicalization in the West. more...

24th September 2014 – Quoted by Kristina Wong - The Hill

The Khorasan Group: 5 Things to Know

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The Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda cell in northern Syrian, has gained attention after U.S. airstrikes Monday night targeted the militants. more...

24th September 2014 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

Why Bombing ISIS Helps al-Qaeda

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

No one was shocked when the US launched airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Monday. more...

24th September 2014 – CNN

CNN Tonight

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the newest round of airstrikes in Syria. more...

24th September 2014 – CNN

The Lead with Jake Tapper

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the roots of lone wolf terrorism. more...

24th September 2014 – Foreign Policy

Thank You for Bombing

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Washington says its air war on the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria is part of a strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the organization. It may have another effect: swelling al Qaeda's ranks and giving the jihadist group that Osama bin Laden founded a new lease on life. more...

24th September 2014 – Quoted by David D. Kirkpatrick - The New York Times

ISIS’ Harsh Brand of Islam Is Rooted in Austere Saudi Creed

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Caliph Ibrahim, the leader of the Islamic State, appeared to come out of nowhere when he matter-of-factly proclaimed himself the ruler of all Muslims in the middle of an otherwise typical Ramadan sermon. more...

24th September 2014 – Quoted by Alex Rowell - Now Lebanon

ISIS, Nusra and “Khorasan”: What’s the Difference?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) jihadist faction – or “The Islamic State,” as it has called itself since declaring the establishment of a caliphate spanning eastern Syria and western Iraq in June – has been the target of over 190 American air strikes on the Iraqi side of the border since US President Barack Obama launched what has officially become a campaign to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the group on 7 August. more...

23rd September 2014 – Quoted by Taylor Wofford - Newsweek

What Is the Khorasan Group and Why Is It Being Targeted by the U.S.?

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In a briefing Monday, President Obama announced airstrikes against the Islamic State—the group more commonly known as ISIS—and Khorasan, which he described as being composed of “seasoned Al-Qaeda operatives” plotting against the U.S. more...

23rd September 2014 – 104.1 KQTH - Tucson, AZ

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on US strikes against Khorasan. more...

23rd September 2014 – KFI AM 640 - Los Angeles, CA

The Bill Handel Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the latest US airstrikes in Syria. more...

23rd September 2014 – KFI AM 640 - Los Angeles, CA

Thompson & Espinosa

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross reveals the vulnerabilities of the Islamic State. more...