Turning the corner in Helmand Province

In Afghanistan, it's often hard to tell which side Afghans are on. Maj. Gen. Charles "Mark" Gurganus knows firsthand what that's like.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 06:30am EDT

Al-Qaida training recruits to dodge drones

Operatives for al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula know they're being watched by U.S. intelligence, and they're taking specific steps to stay alive.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:45pm EDT

Double agent's insight into al-Qaida will help terrorism fight

J.J. Green, WTOP's national security correspondent

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 11:00am EDT


Terrorists eye small airplanes

Al-Qaida's most recent edition of Inspire magazine urges sympathizers to take advantage of opportunities to attack Americans in the U.S. homeland, using whatever means necessary.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 04:20am EDT

More victims in Mexican massacre found across border

The bodies of as least nine people were found dead in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico on Friday morning, according to Intelligence sources. Some were hanged from a bridge, others were found in a truck and still others were dumped in front of city hall.

Saturday - 05/05/2012, 05:56pm EDT

What was on bin Laden's mind in his final days?

J.J. Green, national security correspondent

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 08:29pm EDT


Boko Haram in Nigeria is a dangerous arm of al Qaida

J.J. Green, WTOP's National Security correspondent

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:16pm EDT


Security fears on anniversary of bin Laden's death

J.J. Green, national security correspondent

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 09:45am EDT


Secret Service discipline under fire

J.J. Green, national security correspondent

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:08pm EDT


Fallout from soldiers' photos with Afghan corpses

J.J. Green, WTOP National Security correspondent

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 07:39am EDT


Secret Service scandal: No one will go unscathed

J. J. Green, WTOP's National Security correspondent

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 04:47pm EDT


Iranian 'Stuxnet' attack was inside job

In March 2010, Iran's Natanz uranium enrichment plant was infected by the "Stuxnet" virus. And it was no accident.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 06:47am EDT

Afghan soldiers kill NATO troops

J.J. Green, WTOP's national security correspondent

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 10:46am EDT


Inside the National Security Council

WTOP takes took a close look at the key events that may have set the stage for the stream of success the National Security Council has seen.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 01:08pm EDT

Countdown to a digital Pearl Harbor

Despite numerous warnings from top intelligence officials, the U.S. government doesn't have a plan yet to confront a massive, malicious cyber-threat.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 07:14am EDT

From the Cold War to 'hot' wars: A spy breaks his silence

Starting in the early 1980s, as a standout undergraduate student at Colgate University, Harvard-trained lawyer and master of several languages, Justin Jackson has become an intelligence aficionado.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 11:36am EDT

Spy talks about need for diverse operatives

J.J. Green, WTOP's national security correspondent

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 11:07am EDT


Virginia the 'go-to' state for terrorism cases

If it seems like a lot of terrorism cases are popping up in Virginia, they are -- and there is a good reason for that.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 04:45am EDT

Iranian spies infiltrate Washington

The alleged plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. -- clumsy, but aggressive -- has exposed a trail of Iranian operations in Washington that were running seamlessly out of the public's view.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 11:23am EDT

Many of today's terrorists are 'American kids'

"The terrorists that we're prosecuting today, in many instances are American kids, who grew up in suburban high schools and you can still see them on the pages of the drama club or the skateboard club," says Neil MacBride, U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 10:33am EDT
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