Reporting & Analysis
JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent, covering global intelligence, national security and terrorism developments. He's interviewed the leadership of the CIA, DIA, DHS, and the U.S. military Joint Chiefs of Staff about issues critical to international security. He provides daily analysis and guidance on global security.
In one week, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, took over almost one-third of Iraq. The U.S. intelligence community has been blamed in press reports and in some political circles for not warning of it ahead of time.
It's moving day for former Office of the Director of National Intelligence spokesman Shawn Turner.
ISIL is the direct descendant of al-Qaida in Iraq, a brutal terror group known for beheadings and killing women and children in the 2000s. It was so ruthless that al-Qaida repudiated the group.
Five American troops were killed Monday during what the Pentagon is calling "a security operation in southern Afghanistan."
As terrorism proliferates around the world, children are increasingly victimized, not only as targets but also as pawns, like the Nigerian girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram.
JJ Green, WTOP National Security correspondent
JJ Green, WTOP national security correspondent
To achieve its missing in a rapidly evolving world, the Central Intelligence Agency is moving to blend in.
The secretive and dangerous world of terrorism is again threatening the West, specifically the United States.
An alarming new video showing what appears to be a large gathering of al-Qaida operatives has emerged in Western media.
Andrei Illarionov, a former top envoy to Russian President Vladimir Putin, created a whirlwind of anxiety in late March, when he told a Swedish newspaper that Putin's annexation efforts will not stop until Finland and the Baltic states were part of Russia.
James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, speaks with WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green.
The difficult search for answers about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is compounded by the inability to find either the plane intact or the wreckage.
Twelve days after the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, investigators are intensifying their focus on the plane's computer system.
Evidence is surfacing that system failure in the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have caused the plane's disappearance and investigators are wondering if foul play may have been involved.
How does a Boeing 777 traveling at 35,000 feet disappear from radar with no trace?
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sits down for an exclusive interview with WTOP on the situation in Ukraine.
The Department of Homeland Security is closer to developing a National License Plate Recognition Database, which is raising privacy concerns.
On Oct. 6, 1976, Cubana de Aviacion Flight 455, bound from Barbados to Jamaica, was bombed.
"Measured and thoughtful" is how Director of National Intelligence James Clapper describes the changes in U.S. intelligence gathering that President Barack Obama has ordered.
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