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2nd May 2016 – The Blaze

The Buck Sexton Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the death of Bin Laden and the state of al-Qaeda five years later. more...

28th April 2016 – War on the Rocks

How the Islamic State’s Propaganda Feeds Into Its Global Expansion Efforts

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Even before the dramatic blitzkrieg the Islamic State launched through northern Iraq in June 2014, the group had been focused on expanding its presence beyond Syria and Iraq. The group has by now declared wilayats (provinces) in West Africa (Wilayat Ifriqiyah, the organization formerly known as Boko Haram), in the Caucasus region of Russia, and in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa. more...

27th April 2016 – Quoted by Jennifer Williams - Vox

This bill would let 9/11 victims’ families sue Saudi Arabia. Here’s how it could backfire.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Obama administration is trying to block a bill, known as the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), that would seek to allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its alleged financial support of al-Qaeda. more...

27th April 2016 – Jamestown Foundation

Recent Attacks Illuminate the Islamic State’s Europe Attack Network

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The recent major terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels represent a watershed moment not just for the Islamic State (IS), but for the entire jihadist movement. more...

25th April 2016 – Quoted by C. Eugene Emery Jr., Linda Qiu, Katie Sanders - Politifact

Fact-checking the April 24 edition of Meet the Press

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla., said Sunday that the White House will decide by June whether to release sealed pages of a congressional report that explore links between Saudi Arabia and the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. more...

21st April 2016 – CCTV America

The Heat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the fight against the various jihadist groups and counterterrorism practices. more...

20th April 2016 – 104.1 FM

The Jon Justice Show

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses Saudi Arabia and the 9/11 bill. more...

19th April 2016 – AM 1130

Up & At ‘Em

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses 9/11 bill and Saudi Arabia fallout. more...

19th April 2016 – Quoted by Matt Purple - National Interest

Forget ISIS: Al Qaeda Is Back

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In Islamic State, the world has encountered the most brutal jihad syndicate it’s ever faced. But brutality has its limits. more...

18th April 2016 – Quoted by Lauren Carroll - Politifact

Who killed more terrorists, Obama or Bush? It depends

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Some critics of President Barack Obama take issue with what they see as a cold-hearted attitude toward the threat of terrorism. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace brought up this criticism in an interview with Obama on April 10. more...

16th April 2016 – Quoted by Lucas Powers - CBC News

Boko Haram’s focus on destroying schools threatens a generation

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

In the early morning of Nov. 24, 2014, hundreds of militants from the brutal extremist group Boko Haram poured into the remote Nigerian border town of Damasak. more...

15th April 2016 – Quoted by Jamie Dettmer - Voice of America

In Race to Capture Syria’s Raqqa, Assad May Have Edge

Jonathan Schanzer, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria has shrunk by nearly a quarter in the past few months, but Kurds, Syrian rebels and forces loyal to embattled President Bashar al-Assad have all grabbed pieces of the self-styled caliphate. more...

15th April 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin, Sharon Behn - Voice of America

Despite Coalition Military Gains, No End in Sight in Anti-IS Campaign

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Kurdish Peshmerga commander sat on a couch at his headquarters in Sulaymaniyah. On a nearby table there was a bowl of dried fruit and nuts. Two large sniper rifles lay on the floor by his desk. more...

7th April 2016 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the ISIS network in Europe. more...

7th April 2016 – CCTV

CCTV America

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the Brussels terror attacks. more...

6th April 2016 – Quoted by Cathy Burke - Newsmax

ISIS Planning ‘Kill Lists’ of Americans Overseas

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Islamic State jihadists are reportedly gleaning information from social media accounts to build "kill lists" of Americans overseas who can be stalked and targeted outside of a secure location. more...

5th April 2016 – International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague

The Islamic State’s Global Propaganda Strategy

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

This Research Paper aims to analyse in depth the global propaganda strategy of the so-called “Islamic State” (IS) by looking at the methods through which this grand strategy is carried out as well as the objectives that IS wants to achieve through it. more...

4th April 2016 – Quoted by Joshua Gillin - Politifact

Terrorists from groups besides ISIS crossing U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis says

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Instead of worrying about ISIS infiltrating the country, U.S. Senate candidate and Rep. Ron DeSantis is concerned that members of other terrorist groups have already been caught trying to sneak across the border from Mexico. more...

2nd April 2016 – MSNBC

Weekends with Alex Witt

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on Pres. Obama and the nuclear summit in Washington. more...

31st March 2016 – Livemint

Brussels and the Al Capone model

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Both before and after the horrific attacks that struck Brussels last week, European security and intelligence services warned repeatedly that they couldn’t stop a well-planned, competent group of terrorists. more...