The family of a Washington Post reporter jailed without charge in Iran since July is urging authorities in Tehran to release him.
As of last week, former FBI agent Robert Levinson is now the longest-held American hostage in history. His family and the U.S. government hope that the new Iranian president could help secure Levinson\’s release.
The Stuxnet attack offered a lesson for the
U.S. energy industry, requiring nuclear
facilities to review what protections they had in
A top Iranian cleric has warned the U.S. and
specifically the city of Washington to prepare
for retaliation in response to a terror attack in
western Pakistan that killed 103 people.
The wife of a former FBI agent, believed to have
been kidnapped by the Iranian government, is
pleading with President Barack Obama to help.
Every country has a finance ministry, but only
the U.S. has one with a unit dedicated to
combating illicit finance linked to terrorists
and rogue nation-states developing or
threatening to use weapons of mass destruction.
Its goal is to choke off their money supply
until their exploits shrivel up and cease.
Iran is the unit\’s main focus at this time.
The United States and Iran have agreed to discuss Iran\’s nuclear program for the first time, The New York Times reported Saturday evening.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says \”Argo\” makes it
official: Ben Affleck can direct.
When Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old
U.S. citizen, was arrested and charged with
assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. in
Washington, another alleged high-profile
to the plot escaped the attention of many.
Tens of thousands of security and military
personnel are patrolling Olympic venues, but in
the shadows, a large group of international
security and intelligence foot soldiers are
roaming the streets and back alleys with
instructions — to stop a terror strike before
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
tells WTOP she isn\’t surprised the Iraq talks
weren\’t wholly successful, and looks to
negotiations in Moscow next month to keep the
precarious situation from escalating.
In March 2010, Iran\’s Natanz uranium enrichment plant was infected by the \”Stuxnet\” virus. And it was no accident.
Drivers — in most parts of the country — are seeing some relief at the pump as gas and crude oil prices drop. However, drivers in the Washington area aren\’t as fortunate.
The alleged plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. — clumsy, but aggressive — has exposed a trail of Iranian operations in Washington that were running seamlessly out of the public\’s view.
Dave Ross, commentator