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3rd February 2015 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

New Video Overshadows IS Obsession With Kobani, Possible Flaws

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Photos and video of Jordanian Air Force pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive at the hands of his Islamic State captors had U.S. officials searching for words, trying to describe another act of violence committed by a group that has continually found a way to shock the Western world. more...

30th January 2015 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the media's portrayal of the Islamic State. more...

29th January 2015 – 104.1 KQTH - Tucson, AZ

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the possibility of a prisoner swap between Jordan and the Islamic State. more...

29th January 2015 – CNN

New Day

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the latest Islamic State hostage crises. more...

27th January 2015 – Quoted by Steve Contorno - Politifact

Barack Obama Says America ‘Is Stopping’ Islamic State’s Progress in Iraq and Syria

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President Barack Obama briefly updated Americans on the state of the Islamic State during his State of the Union address. more...

27th January 2015 – 860 KPAM - Portland, OR

Terry Boyd’s World

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross talks with Terry Boyd about the drone that crashed behind the White House fence. more...

22nd January 2015 – Voice of America

VOA News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross shares his reaction to President Obama's comments on US counter-terrorism policy. more...

20th January 2015 – Quoted by Zack Beauchamp - Vox

Obama is Right: ISIS is Being Stopped

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

During the State of the Union, President Obama made a big claim about the war against ISIS. "In Iraq and Syria," the President said, "American leadership — including our military power — is stopping [ISIS]'s advance." more...

17th January 2015 – Quoted by Shane Harris - The Daily Beast

US Spies Expected Airline Bombs–And Got The Paris Attacks Instead

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Everyone worried that al Qaeda's deadliest affiliate would try to take down a plane. Then came the slaughter at Charlie Hebdo. more...

15th January 2015 – Quoted by Christopher Miller - Mashable

Authorities Focus on Threat of ‘Wolf Pack’ Attackers

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

After the Paris attacks last week, European authorities have focused their attention on so-called "lone wolf" and "wolf pack" attackers. more...

15th January 2015 – Quoted by Brian Ries - Mashable

Belgium Police Foil ‘Major Attack,’ Killing Two Terror Suspects

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Officials in Belgium say two people are dead, and one person is in custody after an anti-terror raid in Verviers that targeted "jihadists" who had recently returned from Syria. more...

14th January 2015 – Quoted by Rukmini Callimachi & Eric Schmitt - The New York Times

Qaeda Group in Yemen Claims Responsibility for Charlie Hebdo Attack

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen formally claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the deadly assault a week ago at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people, saying that the target was chosen by the Qaeda leadership and referring to the attackers as “two heroes of Islam.” more...

14th January 2015 – WUSA9

News

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the connection between the Islamic State and the man charged in a plot to attack the US Capitol. more...

14th January 2015 – Quoted by Armin Rosen - Business Insider

Al Qaeda Is Back In A Big Way

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Despite its claim of responsibility earlier today, there's a lot that isn't publicly known about Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's connection to last week's by Cherif and Said Kouachi in Paris. more...

13th January 2015 – Cited by Terrence McCoy - The Washington Post

Why the Islamic State Desperately Needed to Hack Centcom’s Twitter

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Monday’s news of the Twitter hack hit like a bomb in the American media. The Islamic State hacked the U.S. military’s Central Command! Classified information is on the Internet! more...

12th January 2015 – CNN

CNN Newsroom

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the recent Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria. more...

10th January 2015 – Quoted by Marc Kilstein - PRI

How the Kouachi Brothers Fell Through the Cracks

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The Charlie Hebdo massacre has raised serious questions about how the French government handled the attack’s two main suspects, Said and Cherif Kouachi. more...

9th January 2015 – Quoted by Joshua Keating - Slate

Are Paris-Style Attacks the Future of Terrorism?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

This week’s assault on Paris does not fit into the mold of what we typically think of as a terrorist attack. The attackers employed guns, rather than bombs, fled the scene of the initial attack rather than martyring themselves, and displayed some level of tactical acumen without it being clear that they were trained professionals. more...

8th January 2015 – 1070 WINA - Charlottesville, VA

The Rob Schilling Show

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses how the Islamic State is losing its momentum. more...

8th January 2015 – The Spectator (UK)

The View from 22

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FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses his piece, "The Truth About ISIS...They're Better at Twitter Than War." more...