U.S. officials and North Korea experts are extremely concerned that Americans are ignoring a very dangerous situation when they choose to go there.
After an explosion on a plane, the Transportation Security Administration is taking an even closer look at air carriers that fly into the U.S.
James Clapper has a lot of things on his mind, none of which can be solved easily. In this exclusive sit-down, the National Intelligence Director describes what he endures.
WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green has a candid talk with official James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence.
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State and the Levant was planning the Paris attacks as far back as 2012, according to new information revealed by Belgian police. But the information about the group’s intentions never made…
The FBI believes the D.C. area is high on ISIL’s list of desired destinations for an attack. In addition to the organization’s aggressive recruiting, its systematic deterioration has given recruits a reason to escape the organization. U.S. intelligence sources tell WTOP that could open D.C. and other major U.S. cities up to fleeing foreign fighters seeking revenge.
ISIL, much like al-Qaida in Iraq in the mid-2000s, seems to have an endless stream of people willing to die for sectarian or ideological reasons.
Authorities said Thursday that two people with ties to the Islamic State have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas.
WASHINGTON — The FBI in Los Angeles is looking for the public’s help in figuring out what the San Bernardino shooters were doing during an 18-minute span of time that authorities can’t account for. WTOP…
“What North Korea tested may be more powerful than anything it’s has tested to date and could be a step toward a hydrogen bomb,” an official told WTOP.
As Congress returns, questions remain about whether the goodwill and compromise that punctuated December will return or whether the same partisan gridlock that’s gripped Capitol Hill in recent years resumes. What issues are likely to top Congress’ priority list? WTOP asked the experts.
Three days before Christmas, National Intelligence Director James Clapper said there’s a growing terror threat facing the United States, but wants to reassure the public as the holiday approaches.
American missionary Phyllis Sortor, 71, was kidnapped in February in Nigeria. She was slapped, dragged, threatened with death and forced to run for miles before being hidden away in a thickly-wooded area. Despite multiple attempts to kill her, she survived the 12-day ordeal after forging an unlikely alliance with one of her kidnappers.
The modified National Terror Alert System features a bulletin system to distribute terror-related information directly to the public.
The FBI is methodically investigating the San Bernardino terror attack and trying not to miss anything that could be a clue to another new attack. In this week’s edition of “The Hunt,” former CIA operative Robert…