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Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell

Kellan Howell is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering defense and national security. Originally from Williamsburg, Virginia, Kellan graduated from James Madison University where she received bachelor's degrees in media arts and design and international affairs with a concentration in western European politics.

During her time at JMU, she interned for British technology and business news website "ITPro" in London and worked as a freelance reporter for The Washington Guardian. She was also an executive editor of 22807, a new student magazine covering arts and culture in the JMU community.

Kellan can be reached at khowell@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Kellan Howell

FILE - In this undated file photo released online in the summer of 2014 on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File)

One-third of Iraqis believe U.S. supports terrorism: State Dept.

Despite the U.S. spending billions of dollars and sending American troops to counter terrorist groups in the Middle East for more than a decade, one-third of Iraqis say the U.S. supports terrorism, according to a recent report from the State Department. Published April 8, 2016

Aaron Goggans, an organizer for the Black Lives Matter movement in Washington, D.C., responded on CNN to former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' criticism of the movement. (Image: YouTube)

Black Lives Matter organizer: Black-on-black crime is a 'myth'

An organizer for the Black Lives Matter movement suggested Thursday on CNN that the problem of black-on-black crime is a "myth," saying the activist movement is focusing on resolving broader issues of systemic violence. Published April 7, 2016

In this undated file photo released online in the summer of 2014 on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File)

ISIS abducts 300 workers near Damascus

Militants from the Islamic State terrorist group have reportedly abducted 300 cement workers near the city of Damascus in Syria, according to Syrian state TV. Published April 7, 2016

In this image provided by the Belgian Federal Police in Brussels on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, of three men who are suspected of taking part in the attacks at Belgium's Zaventem Airport. (Belgian Federal Police via AP)

Brussels bomber worked at EU Parliament

One of the suicide bombers involved in the deadly attacks in Brussels last month had previously worked as a clearer at the European Parliament, officials said Thursday. Published April 7, 2016

In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

U.S. begins cyberwar against Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter confirmed this week that the U.S. has begun waging cyberwarfare against the tech savvy Islamic State terrorist group. Published April 6, 2016