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14th April 2017 – The Cipher Brief

AQIS Fits Into al Qaeda’s Global Strategy

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In the region, AQIS is a highly significant group. This is an assessment that’s shared by top officials within the U.S., such as General John Nicholson, Commander of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan, who talked about this recently in an interview with CTC Sentinel. more...

13th April 2017 – Quoted by Nancy A. Youssef - Buzzfeed News

The US Just Dropped A Huge Bomb On Afghanistan To Show ISIS “They’re Not Welcome”

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The US military on Thursday for the first time used its largest non-nuclear weapon, aptly nicknamed the Mother of All Bombs, on a suspected ISIS tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan. more...

7th April 2017 – Quoted by Alan Gomez - USA Today

Sweden attack latest in disturbing terror vehicle trend

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If a vehicle terror attack in Sweden sounds familiar, that's because it follows a disturbing trend of terrorism that requires little organization, manpower or technological know-how. more...

30th March 2017 – Quoted by Star Tribune

Minnesota needs federal help in efforts to combat terror recruiters

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Terrorism experts once would have quickly put the “lone wolf” label on Khalid Masood, the man who drove through a crowd on an iconic London bridge recently and then tried to slash his way into Parliament with a knife. more...

29th March 2017 – Quoted by Bill Gertz - The Washington Free Beacon

London Attack Spotlights ISIS Use of Vehicle Ramming

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The terrorist attack in London on March 22 was carried out by an Islamic jihadist who used a rented vehicle in an attack that killed five people and injured dozens more. more...

28th March 2017 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Fears of Islamic State’s Long Game Persist as Caliphate Crumbles

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Across much of Iraq and parts of Syria, the Islamic State terror group is in retreat. Yet, Iraqi and U.S. officials tell VOA they have a creeping fear that the larger war is still very much undecided. more...

27th March 2017 – Foreign Affairs

Lone Wolves No More

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The tactics used by British terrorist Khalid Masood in his horrifying attack on Wednesday outside London’s Parliament were typical of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS: an attacker plowing a vehicle through a crowd of pedestrians before slashing at police officers with a knife. more...

25th March 2017 – Quoted by Corey Charlton - The Sun

How ISIS ‘remote controls’ Westminster-style lone wolf attacks on the West

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Their instruction is carried almost entirely via encrypted social media, making their connections to attacks extremely difficult to detect. more...

23rd March 2017 – NewsTalk Am 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent attack in London. more...

23rd March 2017 – CGTN America

The Heat

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses ISIS and the London attack. more...

22nd March 2017 – CGTN America

The World Today

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the attack outside UK parliament, and the possibility of a terror attack. more...

22nd March 2017 – Quoted by Alan Gomez - USA Today

London attack latest in disturbing terror vehicle trend

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If a vehicle terror attack in the U.K. by a sole assailant that killed at least four people and injured at least 40 sounds familiar, that's because it follows a disturbing trend of terrorism that requires little organization, manpower or technological know-how. more...

22nd March 2017 – Quoted by Josh Siegel - The Daily Signal

London Attack Shows Challenge of Stopping Terrorism in Age of ISIS

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

At least four people were killed, including a police officer and the suspected assailant, and 40 others wounded in a terrorist attack Wednesday in London. more...

21st March 2017 – Quoted by Howard LaFranchi - The Christian Science Monitor

Defeating ISIS: Is Trump administration ready for the long haul?

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19th March 2017 – Quoted by Natalie Johnson - The Washington Free Beacon

Expanded Internet Access in Muslim World Could Spur Next Islamic ‘Culture War’

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The expansion of Internet access across the Middle East and North Africa will open communications channels for marginalized social and political groups, including those that criticize the Islamic faith, potentially sparking a culture war across the Muslim world, according to a new report. more...

10th March 2017 – CGTN America

The Heat

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the deployment of US troops to fight ISIL. more...

9th March 2017 – NewsTalk AM 1130

Justice & Drew

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses US deploying troops to Kuwait, Wikileaks and the CIA. more...

8th March 2017 – College of DuPage

Homeland Security Training Institute Podcast

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses violent extremism and how to counter radicalization. more...

4th March 2017 – Foreign Affaris

The Coming Islamic Culture War

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Western observers are often blind to social currents within the Muslim world. During the Arab Spring revolutions of 2011, outside analysts confidently predicted that the uprisings would marginalize the jihadist movement in favor of more moderate and democratic reformers. In fact, the opposite happened—an unprecedented jihadist mobilization that has inspired legions of fighters from around the world and fragmented or threatened more than half a dozen countries. more...

1st March 2017 – Quoted by Lauren Carroll - Politifact

What Donald Trump left out about the Yemen raid that killed Navy SEAL Ryan Owens

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The lasting image from President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress was that of widow Carryn Owens, crying as Trump honored her late husband, Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, with an extended standing ovation. more...