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

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Libyan embassy lacked Marines before the attacks

JJ Green, WTOP National Security correspondent

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

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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

Congressman: Consulate attack in Libya was coordinated

Intelligence experts and U.S. government officials are starting to view the attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others in Benghazi as a coordinated attack.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 06:15am EDT
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Do U.S. embassies have enough security?

J.J. Green, WTOP national security reporter

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 12:56pm EDT

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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

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

Haqqani network branded terrorists

The Pakistani government has responded to the U.S. decision to declare the Pakistan-based Haqqani network a terror organization.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 02:14pm EDT

Guidelines discourage weapons on domestic drones

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 12:53pm EDT

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Insurgents in the Afghanistan ranks

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 12:23pm EDT

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Drone strike complicates search for U.S. POW

A deadly trio of U.S. drone strikes against the Haqqani network may complicate retrieving the only known American POW.

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 07:03am EDT

Local female soldier dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense announced the death Wednesday of a local female soldier serving in a support role for the war in Afghanistan.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:53am EDT

U.S. authorities warned to stay vigilant

Federal agencies are asking local police and first responders to watch closely for suspicious activity as the political conventions and Labor Day approach.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 04:48am EDT

Iran, U.S. and Israel working against the clock

J.J. Green, national security correspondent

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 10:14am EDT

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Ambassador: Iran planned to blow up Israeli Embassy

When Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested and charged with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. in Washington, another alleged high-profile component to the plot escaped the attention of many.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 09:23pm EDT
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Israel to Iran: Shut down nuclear program or risk attack

Israel is sending a strong warning to Iran's Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei about the country's nuclear weapons program. "He can have a nuclear program or he can remain in office. Shut it down and remain in power," Michael Oren, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. tells WTOP.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 03:05pm EDT
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Israeli ambassador: An attack is being planned, the question is when

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

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 06:23am EDT

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Congress action needed to halt cyber attacks

WTOP's J.J. Green

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 08:38am EDT

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