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1st April 2015 – Quoted by Haaretz

Is ISIS Proposing a Truce, or Waging Psychological Warfare?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In a recent edition of Dabiq, an English-language propaganda tool of ISIS, the group appears to be seeking legitimacy from the international community. FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the goals and motivations of these new comments and what they mean moving forward. more...

31st March 2015 – 104.1 KQTH

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the destabilizing force in the Middle East and focuses on the conflict in Yemen. more...

31st March 2015 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer - The Daily Beast

ISIS Wants a Truce

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Through an English-language propaganda platform ISIS has seemingly extended an invitation for dialogue with the international community and possible truce. FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains why this is actually a ploy by ISIS to break the coalition opposed to it. more...

30th March 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

Did the Islamic State Exaggerate Its Role in the Bardo Museum Attack?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Tunisian government’s investigation of the devastating March 18 Bardo museum attack in Tunis yielded a surprising result. While the Islamic State (IS) quickly claimed credit for that attack, Tunisia instead attributed it to the al-Qaeda-aligned Katibat Uqba ibn Nafi, and identified the group’s emir Luqman Abu Saqr as the mastermind. more...

26th March 2015 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

IS Likely Trying to Add Al-Shabab to Its Ranks

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Growing divisions within the leadership of the al-Shabab terror organization could soon push some, if not all, of the Somali-based outfit to pledge allegiance to the group known as the Islamic State. more...

20th March 2015 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Glenn Beck Says Barack Obama Took Iran, Hamas off U.S. Terror List

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The confluence of elections in Israel and the possible culmination of international talks on Iran’s nuclear capabilities has vaulted United States policy on Iran to the top of the national agenda. more...

20th March 2015 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on potential IS responsibility for the Tunisia attack. more...

20th March 2015 – Quoted by VOA News

Yemeni IS Group Claims Sana’a Mosques Blasts

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Yemen's capital, Sana'a, Friday, killing at least 137 people and wounding about 350. more...

19th March 2015 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on a possible connection between IS and the Tunisia attack. more...

18th March 2015 – Quoted by Erica Wenig - The Daily Caller

Militants Kill 17 Tourists In Tunis Museum

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Two Islamist militants opened fire in the Bardo National Museum in Tunisia’s capital city, killing 19, according to Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid. more...

18th March 2015 – Quoted by CNN

Spanish Journalist Says ISIS Tortured Kassig Before Death

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A man once held captive in Syria with Hoosier aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig is now free -- and giving new details about how ISIS terrorists tortured Kassig. more...

17th March 2015 – Cited by Marc Lynch - The Washington Post

Islamism in the IS Age

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The “IS-ification of Islamist politics,” in Khalil al-Anani’s felicitous phrase, has reshaped the ideological and strategic incentives for Islamist groups and their adversaries. more...

17th March 2015 – Foreign Policy

The Islamic State’s African Long Con

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

the long run, Boko Haram’s decision to pledge its allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) — and the IS’s subsequent acceptance of that pledge — may make little difference to the African militant group. But that will hardly be the case for IS. more...

16th March 2015 – CNN

The Situation Room

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the flow of Western teens to the Islamic State. more...

15th March 2015 – Quoted by Madu Onuorah - The Guardian Nigeria

SUICIDE BOMBING: New Weapon Of Retreating Boko Haram

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

WHEN the insurgent group, Boko Haram, launched its first suicide bombing attack on June 16, 2011 at the Louis Edet House, headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, Abuja, it marked the first formal deployment of suicide bombings to achieve political objectives and to cause anarchy in Nigeria. more...

12th March 2015 – Quoted by Armin Rosen - Business Insider

ISIS Accepted a Pledge of Allegiance from Africa’s Deadliest Terror Group

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Islamic State militant group just accepted Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance. The Nigerian jihadist group, which has killed 11,000 people since 2011 and 6,000 people in 2014 alone, pledged itself to the Islamic State last Saturday. more...

10th March 2015 – CCTV America

News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the Islamic State's global alliances. more...

10th March 2015 – BBC

Newsday

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the latest video released by the Islamic State. more...

10th March 2015 – CNN

The Situation Room

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses revelations from the bin Laden documents. more...

9th March 2015 – Quoted by Ivan Plis - The Daily Caller

Boko Haram’s ISIS Pledge Brings Jihadi Power Struggle To Africa

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Nigerian jihadi militia Boko Haram has declared itself a franchise of the Islamic State terror group, according to an audio statement from its leader that began circulating Saturday. more...