America has a target on its back. In this podcast series, WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green investigates the threats facing the U.S., the people behind them.
The victims of the attack were identified as an activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development, and his friend, a theater actor.
Hard or soft, a target is a target, especially in D.C. Barriers such as fences and security personnel work, but today’s terrorists work differently.
Loosely knit cells of extremists, who grew up in the areas targeted by terrorists, have begun deploying a style of attacks that has turned the usual counterterrorism methods upside down.
“I concede that not everything is perfect, but I can tell you that things were working much better than the press and others have been showing,” Belgium’s ambassador to the U.S. tells WTOP.
Despite the United States spending billions of dollars and spilling American blood in the fight against ISIS, as many as one third of Iraqis believed as recently as last fall that the U.S. “supports terrorism in general or ISIL [ISIS] specifically,” according to a recent U.S. State Department report.
A Maryland man from the suburbs of Baltimore survived this week’s airport bombings in Brussels.
The experience of terror attacks in Europe in the past decade has helped the business community keep its cool in the face of horrors like this week’s deadly bombings at the Brussels airport and subway. How the markets reacted is a sign that investors think the economic impact on Belgium and across Europe as a whole will be limited.
The confluence of rapidly evolving communications technology, the resurgence of aggression from hostile nation-states and rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has put the Washington Field Office of the FBI in the center of a growing storm.
The al-Qaida leader claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth. His handwritten will says he wanted most of it spent to conduct the work of the Islamic extremist terror network behind the Sept. 11 attacks.
Terrorists and criminal networks are using different tactics to build dangerous empires that might soon eclipse the power of legitimate countries.
David Cohen reflects on his first year in the job, as well as the complex and evolving challenges facing the U.S., in an exclusive interview with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green.
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.