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The Situation: The threats facing the United States

On the outside looking in to the U.S., all may seem fine. But keeping up appearances is becoming increasingly difficult as threats that emanate inside the country's borders are compromising the strong physique of the last "superpower."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 07:12am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Michael Hayden, CIA, The Situation, James Dobbins, James Clapper, WikiLeaks

CHART: Threats to the United States

WTOP takes a look at the threats perceived to be facing the U.S. in previous years and those thought to be facing the country now.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 06:53am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, The Situation, national security, Michael Hayden

Blog: The Libya consulate timeline

U.S. national security officials are discussing what happened in Libya and what to do about it. So what do we know?

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 06:49am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Libya, The Situation

The Situation: The shifting of the guard

The shift change from the Bush national security team to the Obama national security team was no laughing matter.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 07:17am EDT

Tags: James Jones, Barack Obama, CDC, al-Qaida, The Situation

Blog: The high cost of taming terrorism

On this day, a key fact stands out as the war against terrorism continues. While the cost of freedom is steep, Americans are willing to pay it.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 08:05am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, The Situation, Sept. 11

The Situation: The state of U.S. national security in 2012

Sept. 10, 2008 and today, Sept. 10, 2012, are almost identical when you consider several national security facts.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 09:54am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Barack Obama, G.W. Bush, Abdallah Nafisi, al-Qaida, The Situation, Ronald Burgess, James Jones

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Blog: Details, details, details

Questions that loom today in Iraq include how is the U.S. involved there, and is it the right kind of involvement?

Monday - 09/10/2012, 08:05am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, The Situation, Robert Gates