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6th October 2017 – Quoted by Nisan Ahmado - VOA

Al-Qaida Releases Call for Jihadist Unity, Purportedly From Leader

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Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is urging followers around the world to unify against what he calls the "international satanic alliance." more...

1st October 2017 – Quoted by Ed Blanche - The Arab Weekly

As ISIS reels, al-Qaeda returns with another bin Laden

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies noted that al-Qaeda “seems to have more lives than a cat… It has skilfully played itself off ISIS to portray the organisation as being the ‘mod­erate jihadists,’ people who you might not like but you can do busi­ness with.” more...

23rd September 2017 – CJYE

The Drew Marshall Show

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross join The Drew Marshall Show to discuss terrorism and faith. more...

12th September 2017 – Quoted by Richard Wood - 9 News (Australia)

Al-Qaeda remains a big threat to West

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While the Western world turned its focus to the scourge of ISIS, Al-Qaeda has rallied behind Osama Bin Laden's son in a renewed push to claim supremacy in the world of terror. more...

12th September 2017 – Quoted by Agence France Presse

On 9/11 anniversary, Al-Qaeda rebounding as a threat: experts

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Al-Qaeda is on the rise again in the shadow of the Islamic State group in Syria, 16 years after the jihadists shocked the United States in the September 11, 2001 attacks, experts said Monday. more...

11th September 2017 – Quoted by Zach Beauchamp - Vox

16 years after 9/11, al-Qaeda is back

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While the US response inflicted real damage on al-Qaeda, the worrying truth is that in recent years the terrorist group has managed to rebuild itself, taking advantage of the international focus on ISIS to become as strong, if not even stronger, as it was before 9/11. more...

9th September 2017 – Fortune

Terrorists Are Using Drones Now. And That’s Not the Worst of It.

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Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks and the onset of the “war on terror,” the jihadist movement has grown stronger in almost every measurable way. more...

30th August 2017 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer - VOA News

Syrian Conflict Endgame Presents Dizzying Picture of Temporary Deals

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The latest phase in the long-running Syrian conflict is presenting a dizzying picture of strange bedfellows and temporary battlefield deals as sectarian groups, President Bashar al-Assad and overseas powers, including the United States, Russia and Iran, maneuver to gain an edge or to steer the war to a resolution. more...

28th August 2017 – War on the Rocks

Save the Terrorism Prevention Toolkit

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The images from Charlottesville captured the nation’s attention. Cameras showed Nazi salutes, swastikas, and militant antifa counter-protesters. As pepper spray and ramming vehicles supplanted debate, those events highlighted ideological strains different from the jihadist movement that dominates discussion of violent extremism in America. It may be surprising, then, that the U.S. government’s efforts to counter violent extremism of all ideological varieties has been the subject of growing controversy. more...

24th August 2017 – Quoted by Lara Marlowe - The Irish Times

Islamic State adds a layer of sophistication in Europe

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Though Islamic State claimed responsibility for twin attacks that killed 15 people in Spain last week, the level of involvement by the “caliphate” is not yet clear. more...

23rd August 2017 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross joins Justice & Drew. more...

18th August 2017 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

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Justice & Drew are joined by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to discuss attacks in Barcelona and Spain. more...

18th August 2017 – Quoted by German Lopez - Vox

The radicalization of white Americans

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We need to talk about homegrown extremism too. more...

17th August 2017 – CGTN

The Heat

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies discuss the latest news on the Barcelona terror attack on The Heat. more...

17th August 2017 – Quoted by Alan Gomez - USA Today

Barcelona attack latest in disturbing terror vehicle trend

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If vehicle terror attacks in Spain that killed 14 and injured at least 100 sounds familiar, that's because they follow a disturbing trend of terrorism that requires little organization, manpower or technological know-how. more...

10th August 2017 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

No, the Obama administration didn’t invent the term ‘lone wolf’ for terrorists

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Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, is none too fond of the terrorism-fighting approach of former President Barack Obama. He made this clear during an Aug. 8 interview on MSNBC. more...

9th August 2017 – KTLK

Justice & Drew

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Justice and Drew are joined by Herb London, president of the London Center for Policy Research, to discuss North Korea. They're later joined by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross to talk about North Korea, the mosque bombing in Bloomington, and more. more...

7th August 2017 – Quoted by Seth G. Jones - Foreign Affairs

Will al Qaeda Make a Comeback?

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Although the United States has focused its efforts on defeating the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), al Qaeda has quietly lingered on and is attempting to make a comeback. more...

30th July 2017 – CNNI

CNN International

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the foiled terrorist attack in Australia on CNN-I. more...

22nd July 2017 – Quoted by VOA Learning English

West Faces Long War with Islamic State Group

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“If they are in Raqqa, they’re gonna die in Raqqa.” Those are the words of Brett McGurk, the United States’ top representative to the coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) group. Last month, McGurk spoke about IS forces in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. He declared their foreign fighters would be targeted. more...