In the next part of the “Tale of a Troll” series, a former employee of the so-called “Internet Research Agency” in Russia tells WTOP’s J.J. Green about the work he did and what happened when he tried to make the move into the “Facebook Department.”
The “Internet Research Agency,” as named by the U.S. Department of Justice in court documents, is believed to be the hub of a Kremlin-sponsored troll operation designed to interfere in U.S. politics. A former employee tells WTOP’s J.J. Green about what it was like to work there.
Tuesday was the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Fred Burton, vice president of intelligence at Stratfor, said what happened that day created a transformational change that will benefit the nation for many years to come.
Fellow gun enthusiasts and arms industry officials describe the strange trajectory of Maria Butina’ Russian gun lobby project, which U.S. prosecutors say was a cover for a Russian influence campaign.
Following recent nerve agent poisonings in England, similar attacks here in the U.S. are the subject of a new bulletin from federal agencies to hospitals and emergency workers.
On this week’s edition of “The Hunt” with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, Pentagon press secretary Dana White said the Pentagon’s objective is to completely eradicate ISIS everywhere.
After almost a year of silence, on Aug. 22, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi released a 55-minute-long audio message admitting the group had been conquered, but telling his followers to keep fighting.
Bizarre head injuries spurred the United States to bring home diplomatic staff from China and Cuba. Now scientists are saying the ailments could have been caused by microwave weapons.
ISIS is said to be regrouping. On this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve discuses the operation to finish off the terror group.
This week on The Hunt, National Security Correspondent J.J. Green talks to Martha Crenshaw, Stanford Unviersity terrorism expert, about what the U.S. and its effort to neutralize terrorists around the world.
Mark Zaid told WTOP that the message conveyed by these actions say, “If you’re a political opponent, your clearance is at risk.”
Maria Butina, who is facing charges of working as a Russian agent in the U.S., was spirited from a D.C. detention facility to an Alexandria, Virginia, jail after grumbling from the Russian government about her treatment in custody.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he’ll “very quickly” revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia.
This week’s attack is evidence that ISIS and its influence is still significant. And former Europol director Rob Wainwright recently told WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green that something was expected.
Experts say the threat would intensify following Washington’s move Tuesday to re-impose economic restrictions on Tehran.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.