Opinion pieces and interviews by Only Through US Co-Founders Jasmine El-Gamal and Susannah Cunningham have appeared in many prominent media outlets. Read more about their work below.
Cunningham and El-Gamal: Trump's travel ban won't make us safer
Susannah Cunningham and Jasmine El-Gamal write in a response to the Supreme Court upholding of President Trump's travel ban that the ban will negatively impact national security by helping extremists recruit.
El-Gamal: Trump's strategy in syria
Jasmine El-Gamal weighs in Trump's plans for Syria as a former Syria advisor at the US Department of Defense.
El-gamal: we need new red lines
Jasmine El-Gamal argues that President Assad of Syria has been committing atrocities for years, and they are not limited to his use of chemical weapons.
El-Gamal: ISIS claiming link to Vegas shooter is an attempt to stay relevant
Jasmine El-Gamal is quoted in an article explaining how ISIS attempts to take credit for more lone wolf attacks as it loses territory.
Cunningham: Protect Refugee Resettlement Policies
Susannah Cunningham argues that the assault on the US refugee program does not represent national security policy. In fact, President Trump's national security advisor published a manifesto admitting that anti-refugee and anti-immigrant policies represented an effort to decrease Democratic party expansion.
EL-Gamal: Analyzing President Trump's UNGA Speech
Jasmine El-Gamal joins a live CBS News broadcast to analyze President Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly.
El-gamal: Trump’s Reaction to London Bombing Bolsters ISIS Narrative
Jasmine El-Gamal writes of the dangers of the United States publicly creating fissures with its allies and partners.
El-Gamal: Quoted on whether us is losing a key part of the war on terror
Jasmine El-Gamal talks about the difference between countering violent extremism programs and forceful counterterrorism methods, which she argues are conflated by the US government.
El-Gamal: Conference on Counterterrorism, Terror, and Ideology Panel
Middle East scholars, including Jasmine El-Gamal, examine the relationship between ideology and terrorism. They talk about groups such as ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood, the role of ideology in Defense Department planning, and the use of non-military means to counter violent extremism. The discussion was part of a conference that examined the evolution of terrorism since September 11, 2001.
El-Gamal: Panel on the Threat Posed by ISIS in South Asia
Jasmine El-Gamal and her colleagues discuss ISIS in South Asia, as well as avenues stakeholders might pursue to stem the growing danger.
El-Gamal: Discussing US Confederate Statues
Jasmine El-Gamal talks about the United States' confederate monuments.
El-Gamal: Quoted in ITV News on Violence in Charlottesville
Jasmine El-Gamal comments on how empowered neo-Nazis and Klan members must feel to not be covering their faces in Charlottesville.
El-Gamal: Quoted in VOA on the Islamic State's 'Irreversible' Path Toward Defeat
Jasmine El-Gamal explains that, as the Islamic State loses territory, non-traditional methods must be adopted to combat the extremists.
El-GAMAL: How ISIS recruits its militants and why its works
Jasmine El-Gamal weighs in on how ISIS recruits by preying on those who are "search[ing] for identity."
El-Gamal: Trump should let Syrian refugees in. But not because he feels sorry for them.
Jasmine El-Gamal argues that admitting refugees is a smart move for Americans, not just
El-Gamal: Quoted by Politico on Trump's Airstrikes in Syria
Jasmine El-Gamal warns against celebrating airstrikes in Syria without first knowing the goal or follow through strategy.
El-Gamal: Fighting extremism in Trump's America
Jasmine El-Gamal argues we can turn the tide by condemning violence against Muslims as forcefully as violence by Muslims.
Cunningham: Inside the brutal, thorough process of vetting refugees
Susannah Cunningham draws on her experience counseling refugees to argue why Donald Trump is wrong; refugees go through a long, intensive screening before they have any hope of coming to the United States.
EL-Gamal: Countering radicalization and violent extremism
Jasmine El-Gamal discusses radicalization, President Trump's Travel Ban, and national security policy in the Trump Administration.
EL-Gamal: authorities treading carefully after Berlin attack
Jasmine El-Gamal comments on the measured response by German authorities after the December 19 attack on a Berlin Christmas market.
El-Gamal: Quoted by POLITICO on Trump's Attitude Toward Muslims
Jasmine El-Gamal explains how President Trump has inspired people to do and say things that make Muslims uncomfortable, putting the onus on him to address it.
EL-Gamal: After the Election, a Pledge to My Fellow Americans
Jasmine El-Gamal writes her pledge to get our of her comfort zone and listen to those whose lives are different from her own, including those with different political views and beliefs.
El-Gamal: Quoted by Foreign Policy on Muslims at the Pentagon During the 2016 Election
Jasmine El-Gamal speaks favorably of her time at the Pentagon under the Obama Administration.
El-Gamal: Leading the Attack: Analyzing the Anti-ISIS Coalition's Progress
Jasmine El-Gamal discusses counter-ISIS efforts on a special members press call.