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Mosul dam and surrounding region still at risk despite Kurds' success

Karwan Zebari, director of the Kurdistan Regional Government office in Washington, speaks with JJ Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 11:30am EDT

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ISIL establishes billion-dollar enterprise

Until this week, Kurdish forces were outgunned by the Islamic State fighters, variously referred to as ISIS and ISIL, they're battling near Erbil.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 11:26am EDT

The Hunt: Kurds seek U.S. help in fight against ISIL

Karwan Zebari, director of the Kurdistan regional government office in D.C., speaks with WTOP's National Security Correspondent JJ Green

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:10pm EDT

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Western countries struggling to keep tabs on terrorists

Every day, terrorists trained in Syria and Iraq travel freely back to their homes in Europe and the U.S., and counterterrorism officials can't keep up with all of them.

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:44am EDT

'Innovative terrorists' a growing concern for TSA officials

As the tragedy of 9/11 fades, a report warns the U.S. to not get too comfortable.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 05:05am EDT

Putin warned about playing with fire

The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 by the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine has sparked concern that a long-standing partnership may soon escape Putin's control.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 10:27am EDT
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Commission releases updated list of post 9/11 concerns

Ten years ago Tuesday, the members of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States issued the 9/11 Commission Report, the official account of the horrific attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 01:01pm EDT
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Five years in hell: The story of Prisoner No. 16

For five years Mohammed Cherif was imprisoned in an underground, 6-foot-by-4 1/2-foot earthen prison cell.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:25am EDT
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Five years in hell: Behind the interview

In late January, after a marathon of meetings and hopscotching between various parts of Morocco, WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green flew down to Dakhla, Western Sahara.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 10:43am EDT

Exclusive: NCIX says Chinese hackers 'getting faster and smarter'

The new National Counterintelligence Executive says the risk of hacking gets stronger every day.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 03:48am EDT
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The Hunt: How does Iraq, the U.S. respond to ISIS 'caliphate'

Terrorism expert Robin Simcox joins JJ Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 05:21pm EDT

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Modern Chile and how it perceives the U.S.

Chile, once an international outsider because of the repressive Pinochet regime, has emerged as one of the most progressive countries in South America. WTOP National Security Correspondent JJ Green spoke with U.S. Ambassador Mike Hammer about modern Chile, its view of the U.S. and security of U.S. diplomats in Chile.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:34am EDT

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How the U.S. is viewed in Chile

The U.S. Ambassador to Chile is Mike Hammer. He's only been on the job a few months. But it's been a difficult time for the U.S. here at home and abroad -- especially in view of the Edward Snowden revelations. Hammer spoke with WTOP National Security Correspondent JJ Green about how the U.S. is viewed in Chile.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:27am EDT

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Former CIA official talks about the operation to nab Ahmed Katallah.

J.J. Green, WTOP National Security correspondent

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:59pm EDT

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U.S. intelligence denies Iraq intelligence lapse

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.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:10am EDT

Retired Marine to become next WH deputy press secretary

It's moving day for former Office of the Director of National Intelligence spokesman Shawn Turner.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 04:23pm EDT

Former official: Al-Qaida eclipsed as world's most dangerous terror group

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.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 02:49pm EDT

'Friendly fire' incident in Afghanistan preceded by Taliban attack

Five American troops were killed Monday during what the Pentagon is calling "a security operation in southern Afghanistan."

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Children increasingly victimized by terrorists, not just targets

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.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 03:24pm EDT
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U.S. military actively hunting for Boko Haram in Nigeria

JJ Green, WTOP National Security correspondent

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 06:02pm EDT

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