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John Rossomando is a senior analyst at The Investigative Project on Terrorism.

ARTICLES BY: John Rossomando

February 17, 2019 7:59 am

Turkey’s Alliance with the US Exists Only on Paper

This week, Turkey chose not to attend a US-sponsored summit chaired by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo because the meeting was "anti-Iran." The United States...

February 6, 2019 8:50 am

Rep. Ilhan Omar Dodges Antisemitism Question at Center for American Progress

On Tuesday morning, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar dodged a question about her comments on Israel during a discussion on religious freedom at the Center for...

January 8, 2019 8:46 am

German Authorities Worry About Muslim Brotherhood Influence

German officials reportedly see the Muslim Brotherhood as an increasingly subversive force in their society, as attacks by ISIS, combined with Muslim migration to Germany,...

December 24, 2018 5:51 am

Twitter Finally Removes Some Palestinian Terrorist Content

Pressure from Israeli authorities compelled Twitter to remove 20 accounts belonging to top Hamas and Hezbollah leaders in the first half of 2018, the Middle...

December 19, 2018 7:33 am

CAIR Conveniently Ignores Turkey’s Human Rights Abuses

An organization aimed at fostering democracy in the Arab world will be dedicated to the slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi's memory, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)...

December 6, 2018 9:34 am

Unsurprisingly, Turkey Sides with Hamas on UN Resolution Condemning Gaza Rocket Attacks

Turkey, a NATO ally, plans to oppose an American-sponsored draft resolution at the United Nations condemning Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and other Palestinian terror factions...

December 4, 2018 7:29 am

By Extraditing Anti-Erdogan Leader, Trump Would Betray American Values

Extraditing dissident Islamist cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey would be a betrayal of American values and should be permanently off the table. President Trump says...

December 3, 2018 1:54 pm

Why Are Websites Matching Donations for CAIR, When Its Leaders Support Terrorism?

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) sent out a fundraising email for #GivingTuesday last week, claiming that Facebook and PayPal would match up to...

November 8, 2018 9:05 am

Anti-Israeli Cleric Elected to Head Group of Muslim Scholars

A Moroccan cleric who says that Israel's destruction is a duty for "the entire Muslim Ummah" has been elected to head an influential global Muslim...

October 24, 2018 9:28 am

Pro-Israel Attorneys Get PayPal to Cut Off British Charity with Palestinian Terror Ties

Pressure from pro-Israel attorneys convinced PayPal to cut off donations to the British social justice group War on Want due to alleged ties to the Popular...

October 21, 2018 8:42 am

Iran, Assad Regime Using Palestinians to Train Bahraini Terrorists

Palestinian terrorists belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), and Hezbollah have trained Bahraini Shiite...

October 17, 2018 9:11 am

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use Al Qaeda Against Kurds

Although Turkey and Russia agreed last month to "withdraw" all jihadist groups from Syria's Idlib Province, a former Turkish National Police official warns that Turkey may use...

October 5, 2018 8:39 am

Those Who Dish Out Criticism Should Be Able to Take It

On Monday, a staffer at the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) made a mistake on social media regarding the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). When...

September 27, 2018 8:02 am

Judge Denies Injunction Against CAIR Activity in San Diego Schools

Parents of some San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) students lost their bid to get a Federal judge to inhibit the district from working with the...


Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


In Major Address to Jewish Community, French President Macron Pledges New M...

In the face of a continuing wave of antisemitic invective and violence, French President Emmanuel Macron offered reassurances to his country's Jewish...


Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Notorious Hanging of Baghdad Jews

The 50th anniversary of the public hanging of nine Iraqi Jews and the subsequent killing and imprisonment of dozens more was marked by a ceremony held at the centuries-old Sephardi...

Middle East

Report: Qatar to Discontinue Funds for Gaza’s Electricity - The Qatari envoy to the Gaza Strip, Mohammad al-Amadi, told Hamas officials his country would discontinue its almost $10 million in funding towards the territory’s electricity amid a...