WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green has a candid talk with official James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence.
After two Virginia men were arrested on terrorism charges on Friday, a local Muslim organization is speaking out against extremism.
Two men from Woodbridge, Virginia were charged with terrorism offenses Saturday in connection with an attempt to join ISIL in Syria.
Authorities said Thursday that two people with ties to the Islamic State have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in California and Texas.
For the second year in a row, deliberate acts accounted for more deaths than accidental crashes. There were only eight accidental airline crashes last year — the fewest crashes and deaths since at least 1946.
Fighting terrorism can be as simple as telling someone a trash can needs to be emptied or that a light bulb needs to be replaced.
WTOP – Four Maryland lawmakers plan to introduce legislation in Annapolis that would restrict anyone on the federal government’s no-fly list from getting a gun permit.
“It is time to seriously recognize that we are at war with radical Islam,” said Del. David Vogt, a Republican who represents Carroll and Frederick counties.
In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, local bomb-sniffing dogs are being exposed to the tools of the terror trade — homemade improvised explosives.
Catholic University officials confirm that the man who sparked a second lockdown within a 24-hour period at the D.C. campus was a member of the campus community. Meanwhile officials continue to investigate threats made that triggered the initial lockdown.
“Law enforcement officials have been telling me for more than a year that they were very concerned that there would be an ISIL attack in the United States, particularly in Southern California,” Robert Baer, a former CIA covert operative, told WTOP. But, he said, the lack of intelligence specifics pointing to an attack in San Bernardino for law enforcement to evaluate, and the stealthy nature of the plot by killers Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, prohibited authorities from preventing the attack.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, the chief of the Metropolitan Police Department says police in the District of Columbia are making some visible moves for the public to see officers on the streets, as well as some moves the public can’t see that will improve response to terrorism and crime.
LONDON (AP) — A father’s heartwarming explanation to his son about the Paris attacks is electrifying social media, with more than 29 million views on Facebook alone. The video shows an interview conducted Sunday by…
WASHINGTON — The suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks that killed 129 and wounded more than 350 on Friday is notorious in the jihadist community and was known to U.S. authorities as early as January…
WASHINGTON — (AP) The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Paris that killed 127 people and said France would remain at the “top of the list” of its targets.…