Concerns about the future keep top Marine up at night

It's not the combat readiness or the courage of the men and women that wear the Marine Corps uniform that keeps the commandant of the Corps up at night. It's apprehension about looming budget cuts.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 06:08am EST

Effect of the 'fiscal cliff' on U.S. military

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 12:48pm EST


FEMA's go-to guys measure Sandy's impact from the air

Follow WTOP's National Security Reporter J.J. Green as he flies high above the Maryland coastline with a little-known group of pilots who play a big role in the country's disaster responses.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 08:53pm EST

U.S. eyes India as global security ally

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

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:05pm EDT


India's woman in Washington wrestles with tough issues

Terrorism originating from Pakistan, close ties with Iran, a special bond with Russia and maintaining and growing a crucial relationship with the United States dominate the time of Nirupama Rao, India's Ambassador to the U.S.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:06am EDT

Terror wave: Last 2 days in Middle East troubling

J.J. Green, WTOP National Security correspondent, speaks to Gary Lafree, director of the University of Maryland's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

Saturday - 10/20/2012, 09:37am EDT


Extremist wanted to shake core of U.S. economy

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

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 08:02am EDT


Threats against presidential candidates exposed on Twitter

The latest threats against Republican candidate Mitt Romney join a growing number of death threats against President Barack Obama.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 02:34pm EDT

New North Korea threat stirs U.S. intelligence concerns

On the heels of the announcement that South Korea will increase the range of its missiles to include all of North Korea, North Korean leaders lashed out with a stark reminder: The U.S. remains "within range of its missiles."

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Military members get voting help from Pentagon

The Pentagon is responding to concerns coming from some service members that they won't be able to vote in the upcoming Presidential election.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 08:29am EDT

Gunman assassinates Yemeni security chief at U.S. embassy

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

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 12:07pm EDT


U.S. concerns grow over Chinese espionage

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Monday - 10/08/2012, 05:46pm EDT


Concerns over al-Qaida affiliate in Africa

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 04:36pm EDT


Devil's Brigade: Forefathers of Green Berets, SEALs

The Devil's Brigade became one of the most feared fighting units in World War Two. Today American and Canadian special forces trace their roots to the unit. And this elite group of veterans came to Washington this week to celebrate their 70th anniversary and 66th reunion.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 07:22pm EDT

Clinton talks Iran with world powers, then Israel

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is sitting down with the world's biggest powers to seek a diplomatic way to halt Iran's disputed nuclear program.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 02:03pm EDT


Netanyahu pushing Obama on Iran

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 11:17am EDT


Treasury Dept: Iran assisting in brutal Syrian crackdown

The Treasury Department says it has uncovered evidence that Iran has been stealthily using passenger and cargo aircraft to assist Syria President Bashar al-Assad's bloody crackdown in recent months.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 07:32am EDT

ATF director: 'Mistakes were made'

Seated at a table with a 471-page report in front of him and congressional lawmakers on TV screens nearby reviewing the document that excoriated his agency, B. Todd Jones prepares to move ahead with the next chapter in ATF history.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 12:12pm EDT

Many 'inside attacks' take place in remote Afghanistan bases

J.J. Green, WTOP National Security Correspondent

Monday - 09/17/2012, 05:18pm EDT


Libyan embassy lacked Marines before the attacks

JJ Green, WTOP National Security correspondent

Friday - 09/14/2012, 07:33am EDT


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