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29th June 2016 – CCTV

The Heat: Terror in Turkey

Aykan Erdemir, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellows Aykan Erdemir and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discuss the recent attack at Ataturk airport. more...

29th June 2016 – Quoted by Pamela Engel - Business Insider

ISIS just passed a major milestone, but the group looks a lot different than it did 2 years ago

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

But since then, ISIS's self-declared caliphate — the increasingly fractured swath of territory it controls and rules as an Islamic emirate — has shrunk. more...

29th June 2016 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, James Woolsey

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Leadership Council Chairman Jim Woolsey discuss the coordinated terror attack at Ataturk Airport. more...

29th June 2016 – New York Post

ISIS may be on the decline — but beware al Qaeda

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Recent attacks inspired or executed by ISIS show how dangerous a militant organization in decline can be. But make no mistake: The group is in a state of decline. more...

28th June 2016 – Twin Cities News Talk

Up & At ‘Em

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on Brexit and the impact on global security. more...

28th June 2016 – CCTV America

CCTV News

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

CCTV america's Asieh Namdar spoke to Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies about Istanbul airport attack. more...

23rd June 2016 – Quoted by Allison Graves - Politifact

Websites say Hillary Clinton’s State Department blocked investigation into Orlando shooter’s mosque

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The deadly nightclub attack in Orlando, Fla., has given rise to dozens of theories and explanations as to what happened and how it could have been stopped. more...

22nd June 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

End of Islamic State Could Be Start of Larger Anti-Terror Fight

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Slow, steady progress by U.S. and coalition backed forces against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria could mean little in the wider war against jihadist organizations bent on striking at the West. more...

22nd June 2016 – Quoted by Benny Avni - New York Post

US troops in Syria is starting to look inevitable

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If Hillary Clinton is the next US president, prepare for a deeper American military involvement in Syria’s civil war — one that won’t seek to maintain a status quo but to crush ISIS where it’s strongest, perhaps with American boots on the ground. more...

21st June 2016 – WMAL

Washington’s Drive at 5

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on Omar Mateen, FBI reports from 2014, and radicalization. more...

20th June 2016 – Foreign Policy - Co-written by Jacob Zenn

Boko Haram’s Buyer’s Remorse

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

When Boko Haram pledged loyalty to the Islamic State in March 2015, it seemed to signal that the jihadi world was bending in the direction of the self-proclaimed caliphate. more...

17th June 2016 – Quoted by Alex Leary - Tampa Bay Times

From 9/11 to Orlando attack, Florida a den for terror plots

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In 2001, Florida-trained hijackers carried out the worst attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor. Last week, a Florida man's shooting rampage in Orlando became the worst attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11. more...

16th June 2016 – News Talk 770

Kingkade & Breakenridge

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on lone wolf terrorism and the Orlando attack. more...

16th June 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Islamic State Caliphate Staring Into ‘Death Spiral’

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

For the United States and its coalition partners, it is the sound of progress – the dull roar of engines as Iraqi Humvees kick up dust and dirt on the outskirts of Fallujah. In the distance, smoke rises as Iraqi forces push on with a slow but steady advance. more...

16th June 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

US Efforts Doing Little to Dent Islamic State’s Global Reach

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Despite losing critical ground in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State terror group has no intention of slowly fading away, and instead it has been shifting its focus to ensure it remains the world's top terror organization, according to a top U.S. intelligence official. more...

15th June 2016 – Quoted by Daniel Dale - Toronto Star

Orlando shooter’s rumoured back story complicates the story of who he was

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Terrorist. Murderer. Homophobe. more...

15th June 2016 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Donald Trump suggests Barack Obama supported ISIS, but that’s a conspiracy theory

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In a series of comments designed to cast doubt on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump has charged that the Obama administration has actively supported the Islamic extremist group that became ISIS. more...

15th June 2016 – Quoted by Mark Hay - Vice News

What ISIS Is Saying About the Orlando Shooter

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Within hours of the horrific massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, media outlets associated with the Islamic State moved to claim "lone wolf" Omar Mateen as one of their own. Initial reports detailing the terrorist's searches for jihadist content leading up to the attack, along with confirmation that he pledged his allegiance to ISIS while inside the club, served to bolster the legitimacy of the self-described caliphate's declaration of solidarity. more...

14th June 2016 – Quoted by Henry Johnson - Foreign Policy

A French Terrorist Killed Two People, Then Bragged About it on Facebook Live

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

After killing a French police commander and his partner in their suburban home outside Paris, 25-year-old Larossi Abballa used a decidedly modern way of publicizing the murders: He logged into Facebook and used its new live streaming service to broadcast his thoughts on the terror attack he had committed just moments earlier. more...

14th June 2016 – 104.1 KQH

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on counter terrorism policies after the Orlando attack. more...