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15th June 2014 – Quoted by Politifact

Are thousands of Westerners and Americans fighting with extremists in Iraq and Syria?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As turmoil breaks out in Iraq two and a half years after U.S. troops left the country, are Westerners — including Americans — flocking there to help extremists in the fight? more...

15th June 2014 – Quoted by Semana

Ríos de sangre corren en Medio Oriente

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

El grupo Isis se tomó varias ciudades de Irak. Su crueldad ha suscitado el rechazo hasta de Al Qaeda. Está dispuesto a todo por cumplir su idea de crear un califato con territorio de varios países. more...

12th June 2014 – Quoted by Jeff Schogol, Military Times

Iraq War Vets Angry, Distraught as Insurgents Gain Ground

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Veterans of the Iraq War and their families are watching with dismay and alarm as Sunni insurgents overrun large swaths of Iraq, including cities like Mosul, where hundreds of... more...

12th June 2014 –

JIhadist Gains In Iraq Blindside American Spies

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

First Crimea, now Iraq. Why does America's $50 billion intelligence community keep getting taken by surprise? more...

11th June 2014 – Quoted by Matt Schiavenza, International Business Times

How ISIS Realigns The Middle East

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has, seemingly overnight, emerged as a major player in the Middle East. On Wednesday, fresh from their stunning capture... more...

10th June 2014 – Quoted by Tristan McConnell - The Global Post

Kenya’s Case Study In Homegrown Terrorism

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Alarmed by the rise in attacks, the government is concentrating on immigrants from neighboring Somalia. But what if the threat comes from Kenyans, instead? more...

8th June 2014 – NewsTalk 770

The Rob Breakenridge Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, discusses Boko Haram. more...

6th June 2014 – Jihadology

Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia’s Social Media Activity in 2014

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Oren Adaki

Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST), the country’s foremost salafi jihadist group, has experienced a significant change in fortunes over the past year. more...

5th June 2014 – AM1130

Up And At Em’

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD expert, Daveed Gartenstein Ross discusses people being recruited to fight in Syria. more...

5th June 2014 – Syndicated

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD expert, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross weighs the danger of the recent Bergdahl trade. more...

5th June 2014 – World Politics Review

With World Focused On Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab Steps Up Offensive

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In late May, the Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab staged two major attacks on the same Saturday... more...

4th June 2014 – World Politics Review

Defending Against Syrian Jihadists A Slippery Challenge For The West

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

For years, security experts have warned of the threat from “homegrown terrorists” inspired by al-Qaida’s violent ideology. more...

3rd June 2014 – Quoted by Wendy Gillis - The Star

Third Man In Alleged Train Terror Plot Takes U.S. Plea Deal

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Ahmed Abassi — who U.S. officials claimed radicalized alleged train plotter Chiheb Esseghaier... more...

3rd June 2014 – War On The Rocks

Al - Shabaab Strikes In Djibouti

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

On Saturday evening, May 24, a Somali man and his female companion took their seats in La Chaumière, a restaurant in Djibouti’s capital popular with tourists... more...

29th May 2014 – Syndicated

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD expert, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, discusses the Snowden, Syria and Al Qaeda... more...

28th May 2014 – The Washington Examiner

Can You Summarize Obama’s Foreign Policy In A Tweet?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Washington Examiner asked foreign-policy experts and newsmakers across the political spectrum to try to summarize the Obama doctrine into a short tweet. more...

28th May 2014 – The Globe and Mail

Is Al Qaeda A Global Terror Threat Or A Local Military Menace?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Some feel the jihadist group has become nothing more than a loosely affiliated network of regional militias... more...

27th May 2014 – Fox 19

Trending today

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The White House accidentally revealed the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan in an email to some 6,000 journalists. more...

22nd May 2014 – Fletcher Security Review

A Temporary Marriage of Convenience

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Cecily G. Brewer of the U.S. Department of State defines proxy wars as “inter-state conflicts fought via intra-state means." more...

21st May 2014 – Voice of America

VOA News Now

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Comments On Fighting In Libya more...