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23rd October 2014 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Could Terrorists Use Ebola to Attack the United States?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The possibility that terrorists could attack the United States using Ebola as a bioweapon -- the mutant spawn of Americans’ two biggest fears -- has been catnip for some politicians and commentators. more...

23rd October 2014 – CNN

Wolf!

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains how terrorist groups like the Islamic State attract Western recruits. more...

23rd October 2014 – CBC Radio

The Current

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross shares his thoughts on how to prevent homegrown terrorism. more...

23rd October 2014 – Fox News

Fox & Friends First

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the possible affiliations of the Ottawa shooter. more...

22nd October 2014 – Quoted by Jeff Schogol - Military Times

Kidnapping Plot in Turkey Raises New Questions About U.S. Troops’ Safety

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A bold yet ultimately unsuccessful kidnapping plot orchestrated by the Islamic State in Turkey raises new questions about the safety of U.S. troops and other American personnel stationed throughout the country. more...

22nd October 2014 – FDD Press

China’s Post-2014 Role in Afghanistan

China’s Post-2014 Role in Afghanistan

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As the United States draws down from Afghanistan, regional actors are recalibrating their policies to protect their interests in the country. more...

21st October 2014 – Interviewed by Joel Wing - Business Insider

Interview: This Is The ISIS Mastermind Responsible For The Group’s Advance Through Western Iraq

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an adjunct assistant professor at Georgetown University. more...

21st October 2014 – 104.1 FM - Tucson AZ

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross explains how the media has shifted its focus from the Islamic State. more...

17th October 2014 – Quoted by Sharon Behn - VOA News

Analysts: Islamic State Will Be Hard to Defeat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As U.S. and coalition partners repeatedly bomb Islamic State fighters trying to capture the Syrian city of Kobani, analysts in the United States warn that the IS organization is an experienced and resilient force that will be hard to defeat. more...

15th October 2014 – 104.1 KQTH - Tucson, AZ

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross clears up some misconceptions about the Islamic State's conversion propaganda. more...

15th October 2014 – War on the Rocks

The Fight Goes on in Anbar: ISIL vs the World

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Over the past week, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been able to build on its previous gains in Iraq’s Anbar province. more...

14th October 2014 – Quoted by Hannah Allam - McClatchy

Who Benefits From U.S. War on Islamic State? Maybe Al Qaida

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

There’s an unintended beneficiary emerging from the U.S.-led campaign to crush the Islamic State: the extremist group’s main rival, al Qaida. more...

14th October 2014 – Cited by Michael Knights - Politico

Why the Islamic State Is Losing

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Many in the world media seem to be concluding, with alarm, that the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is at the gates of Baghdad more...

14th October 2014 – Quoted by Bill Gertz - The Washington Free Beacon

Islamic State Commander Key Figure Behind Recent Military Gains

Bill Roggio, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A Chechen jihadist is emerging as a key Islamic State military commander credited with a series of recent military gains in central Iraq that has left the capital of Baghdad increasingly vulnerable to attack. more...

13th October 2014 – CTV

CTV News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on recent fighting in Kobane. more...

13th October 2014 – CNN

CNN Tonight

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the advance of the Islamic State to Kobane. more...

11th October 2014 – Quoted by Taylor Tyler - Headlines & Global News

Chechen ISIS Fighters Have Sights Set on Putin

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

After taking Mosul in Iraq, the Islamic State commander Omar al-Shishani, also known as Omar the Chechen, called his father to tell him the news, but what he also said Russia was next on the group's list. more...

10th October 2014 – Quoted by Sam Jones - Financial Times

Isis Still on the Front Foot in Iraq

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The world’s attention is on the stricken city of Kobani, in northern Syria. But for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (the group known as Isis) besieging the town, it is not the Turkish borderlands but Iraq where the real thrust of its military activity currently falls. more...

10th October 2014 – Quoted by Dylan Baddour, W. Gardner Selby - Politifact

Pants on Fire: Duncan Hunter Makes Unconfirmed Claim Border Patrol Caught At Least 10 ISIS Fighters

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter this week declared terrorists have been crossing the Rio Grande. more...

9th October 2014 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the Islamic State's advance on Kobane and Kassig’s mother’s plea to ISIS leader more...