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7th July 2016 – Quoted by Oren Dorell - USA Today

Islamic State made Ramadan 2016 the bloodiest ever

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A bombing in Bangladesh that killed four people Thursday punctuated the most terror-filled month in memory to close the Muslim holiday of Ramadan. more...

7th July 2016 – Quoted by Louis Jacobson - Politifact

Was Saddam Hussein good at killing terrorists, as Donald Trump says?

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

To the surprise of some observers, Donald Trump has recently given a few campaign-trail shout-outs to Saddam Hussein -- a man the United States twice went to war with. more...

6th July 2016 – Quoted by The Economist

Islamic state is losing its caliphate, but it remains deadly

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The self-proclaimed caliphate of Islamic State (IS) is weakening fast. In June the jihadists were kicked out of Fallujah by the Iraqi army, then pounded by airstrikes as they fled. more...

4th July 2016 – MSNBC


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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the Dhaka terror attack. more...

2nd July 2016 – CNN

CNN International

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the recent string of terror attacks. more...

29th June 2016 – 104.1 KQTH

The Jon Justice Show

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on the Istanbul attack and Turkey's response. more...

29th June 2016 – CCTV

The Heat: Terror in Turkey

Aykan Erdemir, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD senior fellows Aykan Erdemir and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discuss the recent attack at Ataturk airport. more...

29th June 2016 – Quoted by Pamela Engel - Business Insider

ISIS just passed a major milestone, but the group looks a lot different than it did 2 years ago

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But since then, ISIS's self-declared caliphate — the increasingly fractured swath of territory it controls and rules as an Islamic emirate — has shrunk. more...

29th June 2016 – CNN

New Day

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, James Woolsey

FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Leadership Council Chairman Jim Woolsey discuss the coordinated terror attack at Ataturk Airport. more...

29th June 2016 – New York Post

ISIS may be on the decline — but beware al Qaeda

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Recent attacks inspired or executed by ISIS show how dangerous a militant organization in decline can be. But make no mistake: The group is in a state of decline. more...

28th June 2016 – Twin Cities News Talk

Up & At ‘Em

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on Brexit and the impact on global security. more...

28th June 2016 – CCTV America


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CCTV america's Asieh Namdar spoke to Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies about Istanbul airport attack. more...

23rd June 2016 – Quoted by Allison Graves - Politifact

Websites say Hillary Clinton’s State Department blocked investigation into Orlando shooter’s mosque

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The deadly nightclub attack in Orlando, Fla., has given rise to dozens of theories and explanations as to what happened and how it could have been stopped. more...

22nd June 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

End of Islamic State Could Be Start of Larger Anti-Terror Fight

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Slow, steady progress by U.S. and coalition backed forces against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria could mean little in the wider war against jihadist organizations bent on striking at the West. more...

22nd June 2016 – Quoted by Benny Avni - New York Post

US troops in Syria is starting to look inevitable

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

If Hillary Clinton is the next US president, prepare for a deeper American military involvement in Syria’s civil war — one that won’t seek to maintain a status quo but to crush ISIS where it’s strongest, perhaps with American boots on the ground. more...

21st June 2016 – WMAL

Washington’s Drive at 5

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FDD senior fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on Omar Mateen, FBI reports from 2014, and radicalization. more...

20th June 2016 – Foreign Policy - Co-written by Jacob Zenn

Boko Haram’s Buyer’s Remorse

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When Boko Haram pledged loyalty to the Islamic State in March 2015, it seemed to signal that the jihadi world was bending in the direction of the self-proclaimed caliphate. more...

17th June 2016 – Quoted by Alex Leary - Tampa Bay Times

From 9/11 to Orlando attack, Florida a den for terror plots

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In 2001, Florida-trained hijackers carried out the worst attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor. Last week, a Florida man's shooting rampage in Orlando became the worst attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11. more...

16th June 2016 – News Talk 770

Kingkade & Breakenridge

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FDD Daveed Gartenstein-Ross comments on lone wolf terrorism and the Orlando attack. more...

16th June 2016 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Islamic State Caliphate Staring Into ‘Death Spiral’

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For the United States and its coalition partners, it is the sound of progress – the dull roar of engines as Iraqi Humvees kick up dust and dirt on the outskirts of Fallujah. In the distance, smoke rises as Iraqi forces push on with a slow but steady advance. more...