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2nd November 2014 – Quoted by Armin Rosen - City Journal

The Other Somalia

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Hargeisa, the capital of the unrecognized state of Somaliland, is built into a depression in the middle of a desert; from nearly every point in town, a visitor looks up at a lip of baked orange hills and a blank sky. more...

31st October 2014 – Quoted by Jeremy Bender - Business Insider

The ISIS ‘Mastermind’ Responsible For The Group’s Advance Through Western Iraq May Be A Figurehead

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Omar al-Shishani, the red-bearded Georgian ex-commando, is the most recognizable Islamic State leader below Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. more...

31st October 2014 – Quoted by Tim Mak - The Daily Beast

ISIS Fliers on a Marine Corps Base?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Somebody scattered some leaflets with an ISIS flag through the town of Quantico. Odds are it’s a hoax. But base officials are still taking them “seriously.” more...

29th October 2014 – CNN

China No Substitute for U.S. Involvement Over Afghanistan

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The decision by freshly minted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to make his first overseas trip to China is symbolic. more...

28th October 2014 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

A Month Ago, ISIS’s Advance Looked Unstoppable. Now It’s Been Stopped.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Watching the news, you could be forgiven for thinking that ISIS is an unstoppable juggernaut, sweeping Iraq and Syria in an unending, unstoppable, terrible blitzkrieg. more...

27th October 2014 – War on the Rocks

What Does the Recent Spate of Lone Wolf Terrorist Attacks Mean?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

North American interest in lone-wolf terrorism is at an all-time high following several high-profile incidents. more...

24th October 2014 – KPAM - Portland, OR

Terry Boyd’s World

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the attack in Ottawa. more...

24th October 2014 – WUSA9

News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross shares his thoughts on whether the United States should be concerned about an attack similar to the shooting in Ottawa. more...

24th October 2014 – Quoted by Nicole Gaouette - Bloomberg

Lone-Wolf Attacks Duel With Airstrikes in New Warfare Era

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Six needle-nosed CF-18 fighter jets took off from the Canadian Forces base in Cold Lake, Alberta, Oct. 21 to join the coalition fighting Islamic State. more...

24th October 2014 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains the difficulties of preventing lone-wolf terrorist attacks. more...

23rd October 2014 – CNN

The Situation Room

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross analyzes the Ottawa terrorist attacker. more...

23rd October 2014 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Could Terrorists Use Ebola to Attack the United States?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The possibility that terrorists could attack the United States using Ebola as a bioweapon -- the mutant spawn of Americans’ two biggest fears -- has been catnip for some politicians and commentators. more...

23rd October 2014 – CNN

Wolf!

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains how terrorist groups like the Islamic State attract Western recruits. more...

23rd October 2014 – CBC Radio

The Current

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross shares his thoughts on how to prevent homegrown terrorism. more...

23rd October 2014 – Fox News

Fox & Friends First

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the possible affiliations of the Ottawa shooter. more...

22nd October 2014 – Quoted by Jeff Schogol - Military Times

Kidnapping Plot in Turkey Raises New Questions About U.S. Troops’ Safety

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A bold yet ultimately unsuccessful kidnapping plot orchestrated by the Islamic State in Turkey raises new questions about the safety of U.S. troops and other American personnel stationed throughout the country. more...

22nd October 2014 – FDD Press

China’s Post-2014 Role in Afghanistan

China’s Post-2014 Role in Afghanistan

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As the United States draws down from Afghanistan, regional actors are recalibrating their policies to protect their interests in the country. more...

21st October 2014 – Interviewed by Joel Wing - Business Insider

Interview: This Is The ISIS Mastermind Responsible For The Group’s Advance Through Western Iraq

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an adjunct assistant professor at Georgetown University. more...

21st October 2014 – 104.1 FM - Tucson AZ

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains how the media has shifted its focus from the Islamic State. more...

17th October 2014 – Quoted by Sharon Behn - VOA News

Analysts: Islamic State Will Be Hard to Defeat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As U.S. and coalition partners repeatedly bomb Islamic State fighters trying to capture the Syrian city of Kobani, analysts in the United States warn that the IS organization is an experienced and resilient force that will be hard to defeat. more...