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24th November 2014 – Quoted by Matt Schiavenza - The Atlantic

‘Al-Shabab Doesn’t Want a Truce With Infidel Powers’

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The violent campaign between Kenya's government and Somali militants is escalating. On Sunday, a day after members of the al-Shabab group executed 28 passengers on a Kenyan bus, Kenya's Vice President William Ruto announced that the country's military had crossed into Somalia and attacked al-Shabab camps where the bus attack was planned. more...

17th November 2014 – CNN

CNN Newsroom

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the implications of the Islamic State's latest video. more...

17th November 2014 – CNN

The Situation Room

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains the significance of the differences in the Islamic State's latest video. more...

17th November 2014 – 1130 AM - Minneapolis, MN

Up & At ‘Em

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross shares his reactions to the Islamic State's most recent video. more...

17th November 2014 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross analyzes the latest video released by the Islamic State. more...

17th November 2014 – 860 AM - Portland, OR

Terry Boyd’s World

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the most recent video released by the Islamic State. more...

16th November 2014 – Cited by Brian Eason - The Indianapolis Star

U.S. Confirms Indy Native Peter Kassig Killed by Islamic State

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Indianapolis native Peter Kassig, who converted to Islam and changed his name to Abdul-Rahman during his yearlong captivity by Islamic State militants, has been beheaded, U.S. officials confirmed Sunday. more...

16th November 2014 – BBC Radio5Live

Stephan Nolan

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on American reactions to the recent Islamic State video and what it means for the future of the terror group. more...

16th November 2014 – Quoted by Rukmini Callimachi - The New York Times

Obama Condemns Islamic State’s Killing of Peter Kassig

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Islamic State militants released a chilling videotape on Sunday showing they had beheaded a fifth Western hostage, an American aid worker the group had threatened to kill in retaliation for airstrikes carried out by the United States in Iraq and Syria. more...

14th November 2014 – NPR

All Things Considered

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains the relationship between the Islamic State and al Qaeda amid reports that the groups have agreed to work together in Syria. more...

12th November 2014 – CNN

The Lead with Jake Tapper

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross talks with Pamela Brown about the radicalization of Western teens by the Islamic State through social media. more...

10th November 2014 – CCTV America

CCTV News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses Boko Haram's strategy in Nigeria. more...

10th November 2014 – KFI AM 640 - Los Angeles, CA

The Bill Handel Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross analyses President Obama's decision to send more troops to Iraq. more...

7th November 2014 – Quoted by Leah Barkoukis - Townhall

The Rise of the Islamic State

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Since the September 11 attacks, al Qaeda has been a household name in America, one that’s been seared into the minds of national consciousness as the country’s preeminent terrorist threat. But on the eve of September 11 this year, President Obama spoke from the White House about a new threat: the Islamic State. more...

7th November 2014 – CNN

VIDEO: Authorities Fear “Lone Wolf” Attacks

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross talks with Brian Todd about the likelihood of lone wolf attacks in the West as the Islamic State loses momentum in the Middle East. more...

6th November 2014 – Quoted by Shane Harris, Jamie Dettmer - The Daily Beast

Spies Warned White House: Don’t Hit Al Qaeda in Syria

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It’s the clearest signal yet that the U.S.-led military campaign in Syria is widening: American warplanes on Thursday struck at al Qaeda-affiliated jihadists who attacked two groups of Western-backed rebels—fighters that the Obama administration is counting on to battle ISIS. more...

5th November 2014 – Quoted by Joshua Keating - Slate

Why Terrorists Use Vehicles as Weapons

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Earlier today a Palestinian man who Israeli police say had connections to Hamas drove a car into a crowd near a light rail station in Jerusalem, killing one person and injuring a dozen others. more...

5th November 2014 – 104.1 FM - Tucson AZ

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on perceptions of the Islamic State in the United States more...

4th November 2014 – War on the Rocks

Was David Drugeon a French Intelligence Agent?

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David Drugeon, a high-ranking French member of the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in Syria, has been little known by English speakers. more...

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

The Other Somalia

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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...