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12th October 2016 – Quoted by Linda Qiu, Amy Sherman - Politifact

Trump: ‘I’ve been proven right’ about Clinton wanting open borders

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Donald Trump repeated his claim that Hillary Clinton supports open borders, pointing to an excerpt of a leaked speech as new evidence. more...

12th October 2016 – NewsTalk AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses his thoughts on each of the presidential candidate’s foreign policy during Sunday night’s debate. more...

12th October 2016 – CCTV

The Heat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the Syrian war and foreign actors role in the ongoing conflict. more...

10th October 2016 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer - Voice of America

Why Aren’t Coalition Forces Planning Raqqa Assault?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Which city is more important for the Islamic State, Syria's Raqqa, the capital of the terror group's self-styled caliphate, or Iraq's Mosul, the much bigger city where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced more than two years ago the creation of his caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria? more...

10th October 2016 – Quoted by Eugene Emery Jr., Miriam Valverde - Politifact

Clinton said terrorists use Trump’s remarks about Muslims for recruitment

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton criticized Republican Donald Trump during their second debate for his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. more...

6th October 2016 – Quoted by James Burke - The Guardian

Isis and al-Qaida turf wars in Africa may push fragile states to breaking point

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

It is a war within a war, fought across thousands of miles of desert, scrub and forest, from the Atlantic seaboard to the Indian Ocean coastline. more...

3rd October 2016 – Quoted by Nancy Youssef - The Daily Beast

Russia and Assad Regime’s Destruction in Aleppo Likely to Leave Only Extremists Standing

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The U.S. quickly is running out of options to stop the regime and Russia on Syria’s eastern Aleppo, U.S. officials concede, and they fear that abandoned U.S.-backed rebels could increasingly turn to jihadists groups, like al Qaeda, for protection. more...

29th September 2016 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on Russia, U.S. and Peace talks in Syria. more...

21st September 2016 – NewsTalk AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the attacks in NY and St. Cloud. more...

21st September 2016 – KPAM

Terry Boyd’s World

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross talks about the NY bombing and St. Cloud stabbings. more...

21st September 2016 – The Cipher Brief

Limited Options

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Cipher brief spoke with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, CEO of Valens Global and a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about the growing al Shabaab threat in the Horn of Africa. more...

11th September 2016 – Quoted by Paul McGeough - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fifteen years after September 11 attacks, one aim of terrorism remains unchanged

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Fifteen years after the September 11 strikes on New York and Washington, the staging of terror attacks is dramatically altered. But the essential element is unchanged – whatever weapons are used, the objective that counts is instilling fear. more...

11th September 2016 – NY Daily News

A grim anniversary: 15 years after 9/11, the war against radical Islamist terrorism is not good

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Imagine it's 15 years ago, immediately after the 9/11 attacks. You are told that in September 2016, a couple of major counterterrorism victories would be just around the corner. more...

10th September 2016 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

Obama’s big deal to work with Russia on Syria, explained

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Thomas Joscelyn

Late on Friday, the United States and Russia came to a massively important agreement: After months of seemingly failed negotiations, they agreed to a joint plan for ending the war in Syria. more...

9th September 2016 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Should the U.S. have kept Iraq’s oil, as Donald Trump argues?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Donald Trump repeated an eyebrow-raising idea this week that the United States should have kept Iraq’s oil after ousting Saddam Hussein. more...

9th September 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

New al-Qaida Video Marks 9/11 Attacks, Urges Muslims to Fight US

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Al-Qaida is calling on Muslims to join the terror group’s fight against the United States as it marks the 15th anniversary of the deadly September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. more...

6th September 2016 – NewsTalk Am 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses Russia and the 2016 election, and ISIS. more...

29th August 2016 – ABC Radio


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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the myth of lone-wolf terrorism. more...

28th August 2016 – Foreign Affairs

Rebranding Terror

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Thomas Joscelyn

On July 28, Abu Muhammad al-Julani, heretofore the emir of al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra, delivered what seemed to be a major announcement. Although Julani lavished praise on both al Qaeda emir Ayman al-Zawahiri and his predecessor Osama bin Laden, he noted two apparent organizational changes. more...

26th August 2016 – War on The Rocks

Boko Haram’s Doomed Marriage To The Islamic State

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

When the Nigerian jihadist group popularly known as Boko Haram publicly pledged its allegiance to the Islamic State in March 2015, this new alliance made perfect sense to both groups. more...