Federal authorities responding to a string of package bombs in Austin, Texas, are warning the public to take extra precautions when handling them.
After 18 days of terror, 24-year-old Mark Anthony Conditt blew himself up as authorities closed in on him at a hotel north of Austin, Texas. Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor, told WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green authorities found one unexploded package that likely helped their investigation tremendously.
On this week’s episode of The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, the spokesman of Operation Inherent Resolve says the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS is not letting its guard down.
President Donald Trump blocked Singapore chipmaker Broadcom from pursuing a hostile takeover of U.S. rival Qualcomm, ruling the proposed combination would imperil national security.
The grand jury indictment in Alexandria, Virginia, accuses Paul Manafort of hiding from the Internal Revenue Service tens of millions of dollars he earned advising pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration delivered his “State of TSA” address Wednesday. WTOP’s JJ Green spoke with him about terrorism in the world today.
North Korea has reportedly said would suspend its nuclear and missile testing programs if the U.S. would sit down and discuss how to improve relations. A former negotiator who has talked with the regime before tells WTOP’s J.J. Green why he’s skeptical.
According to a law enforcement source, investigators tested the letter and envelope and “ruled out several things,” but they have not yet determined what caused the injuries.
A Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer has been suspended without pay after Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said video shows him taking up a defensive position during the shooting but never entering the school.
There have been no large attacks lately, but terrorism is not fading away. In fact, it may be melting in the fabric of the world while it prepares to emerge again.
For “soft targets” like schools, preventing a massacre similar to the one in Parkland, Florida, ” is a Sisyphean task,” said one security expert.
An intelligence expert discusses how de-emphasizing the national security focus on terrorism will impact the fight against it here in the U.S.
Dr. Tara Maller, spokesperson and senior policy advisor at the Counter Extremism Project, said counterterrorism must remain a key focus.
The Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review confirms the existence of a Russian armament known as “Kanyon” to the U.S. military: a 100 megaton thermonuclear drone-torpedo designed to be an unmistakable threat to the U.S.
The Department of Defense has launched a new effort to educate the public and address what the Pentagon calls “the growing civilian-military divide.”