J.J. Green, wtop.com
TEHRAN – Iran is going to conduct new naval exercises next month in the Strait of Hormuz. I discussed these exercises and the Iranian threat to the U.S. on Fox 5 DC recently.
LOS ANGELES – The suspected serial arsonist in Los Angeles is a young German man upset with the U.S. government about his mother’s immigration status. Late last year Steve Martinez, the FBI Assistant Director in Charge in Los Angeles told me on WTOP, their biggest concern was the Lone Wolf. The massive number of daily fires is an example of the havoc they can create. Apparently an official from the State Department tipped off LA authorities about the suspect.
RIYADH – The Ministry of Interior has issued an arrest warrant for 23 rioters accused of staging outrageous gatherings in an Eastern Region province. The full list is here http://bit.ly/ubfdKd.
LAHORE – Tensions are quietly increasing between the White House and some congressional leaders over access to sensitive information about the government’s use of drones in Pakistan and Yemen.