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.
With life-and-death conflicts raging 24 hours a day around the world, the Afghan war, deep budget cuts, nuclear weapons in unstable regions and the frantic pace of global change, Gen. Martin Dempsey is losing sleep at night.
WTOP was granted access to several naval assets to learn how they train, what challenges they face and what the future holds for them.
The raging conflict in Syria, Iranian nuclear weapons development and periodic reminders that Russia and the U.S. are still military adversaries necessitate a mobile and powerful naval presence near Washington.
WTOP's J.J. Green speaks to Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.
Department of Defense employees working in the Intelligence community will likely avoid furloughs, an Intelligence official tells WTOP.
The United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria is "wrong" about reports the Syrian rebels have used chemical weapons, according to a rebel spokesman who accuses the organization of not being trustworthy.
As federal law enforcement authorities question the parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and detain some of their friends, new information is emerging about a tactic terrorists allegedly are using to slip into the U.S.
A former top CIA covert operative tells WTOP the Tsarnaev brothers were not amateurs.
The only female member of Mali's parliament representing the northern part of the country is pleading for help from the United States in the midst of a battle against al-Qaida fighters.
In May of 2006, WTOP National Correspondent JJ Green went to Iraq for the first time. He came home a different man.
On March 5, a drone came within 200 feet of a Boeing 777, leading to a momentary scramble to determine the origin and coordinates of the drone.
The spillover of violence from Syria tops a list of growing concerns that a delegation of senior Iraqi officials are in Washington to discuss. The officials suggest that Iraq's security is threatened by the stalemate between the Syrian government and the rebels.
JJ Green, WTOP National Security Correspondent
J.J. Green, WTOP's national security correspondent
A trial in the United Kingdom last week exposed al-Qaida's new strategy for attacking the U.S.
JJ Green, WTOP National Security correspondent
Officials at the National Counterterrorism Center in D.C. are working around the clock, piecing together information to fend off future terrorism attacks.
President Hamid Karzai bans Afghan security forces from airstrikes during operations in residential areas
JJ Green, national security correspondent, WTOP