NSA official: 'We're not big brother'

NSA officials want Americans to understand that the organization doesn't have time and doesn't care about their personal communications.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 06:53am EDT

Inside the Looking Glass: The staggering pace of change

The Defense Intelligence Agency's ability to survey the world from its top-secret operations center faces a huge challenge when confronting a new phenomenon that's not yet fully understood.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 09:40am EDT
Listen

Inside the Looking Glass: A peek at the DIA's eye on the world

WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center. In this three-part series, he talks with DIA Director Michael T. Flynn about the agency's global monitoring capabilities, the threats facing the United States and the future of intelligence efforts.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:40am EDT
Listen

Inside the Looking Glass: Watching the world with the Defense Intelligence Agency

WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 09:19am EDT
Listen

Amtrak unveils new suspicious activity text tip line

Amtrak passengers have a new way to alert police during a crisis. The Amtrak Police Department is introducing "txt-a-tip" which allows passengers and employees to report suspicious activity, crime or emergencies via SMS text messaging on their smartphones.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:34am EDT

U.S. forces preparing for trouble in Libya

Several hundred U.S. Marines are being moved into position to rapidly respond to possible violence in Libya, according to a Department of Defense official.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 05:30am EDT

Arlington Cemetery restrictions add to grief for some

The recent enforcement of a "longstanding" policy by Arlington National Cemetery has significantly curtailed what those paying their respects can leave in the cemetery to demonstrate their feelings.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 11:59am EDT

Navy considering changes to building 197

Engineering and procurement officials are quickly working on returning life at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters at the Washington Navy yard back to normal.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 10:08pm EDT

American terrorists in Syria 'going home'

Clearly and visibly troubled by the prospect of Syria's chemical weapons getting into the wrong hands, Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee revealed, "There's over 10,000 members subscribed to al-Qaida operating in the eastern part of Syria."

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Pacific Predator Part 2: The No. 1 mission

As virtually undetectable and potent weapons, Navy subs are a key cog in the U.S. strategic defense plan. But the Maine is one of a group of ballistic missile submarines that carries an extra burden.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:46pm EDT
Listen

Pacific Predator Part 1: 'Even our bosses don't know exactly where we are'

It's a cool, crisp, bright, sunny, late July morning on the Puget Sound in Washington State. Chatter and song burst forth from Seahawks and other wildlife nestled in the spacious, pristine landscape and waterways during the drive to Keyport.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 07:29pm EDT
Listen

AQAP bomber allegedly injured in drone attack

Sources in Yemen indicate the man responsible for the underwear and printer cartridge bombs is among those injured in a U.S. drone strike on Aug. 11.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 01:01pm EDT

US scrambles to collect intelligence on al-Qaida

Al-Qaida has been rebuilding itself, little by little, despite the withering drone attacks that have killed key figures including Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki. But much of that rebuilding may be going on outside the view of the U.S. intelligence community.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 07:19am EDT

Missile Components found in North Korean ship in Panama

A North Korea-flagged vessel believed to be carrying a cargo of sugar from Cuba was stopped by Panamanian authorities almost a week ago after they got a tip that illicit narcotics were on board.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 04:23pm EDT

Furloughs of the Pentagon civilian workforce

WTOP's JJ Green speaks to Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 11:12am EDT

Download

Focus on State Department after mysterious burglary in Dallas

On Sunday, June 30 at about noon Damon Mathias got a phone call from police in Dallas, Texas. Someone had broken into the law firm of Shulman and Mathias, which represents State Department whistleblower Aurelia Fedenisn.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 01:34pm EDT

DOD warns civilian employees to prepare for furloughs

U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees are being warned to prepare for the beginning of a cycle of furloughs that will take away a significant portion of their income after the Fourth of July holiday.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Dempsey: 'Good will' not in North Korea's vocabulary

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey tells WTOP he is not under any illusions as far as North Korea is concerned.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 06:33am EDT
Listen
  •  
  • 3
  •