Lawyers for Maria Butina and prosecutors in Washington made the disclosure in a joint court filing , the first acknowledgement that the 30-year-old is potentially working on a plea deal or some other conclusion to her case.
Bruce Alexander, president of Security One solutions, talks to WTOP National Security correspondent J.J. Green on the difference and similarity between acts of terrorism and mass shootings such as the one in Thousand Oaks, California.
A D.C. man suspected of being a white nationalist has been arrested on gun charges after he told his family the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims “deserved it.”
In this week’s edition of “The Hunt” with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, Robin Simcox, Margaret Thatcher fellow at the Heritage Foundation, noted that a case of actual ricin use in Europe in May could have created the opportunity for lone wolves in the U.S. to learn how to use the deadly poison.
Two United States Secret Service agents ran the New York City Marathon. But it wasn’t just for fun. They were on duty, protecting Kersti Kaljulaid, the president of Estonia, who was running her first New York City Marathon.
Were the mail bombs sent out last week and the mass shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue triggered by the political rhetoric? WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green takes a look in this week’s episode of “The Hunt.”
The mysterious nature of Russian oligarch Mikhail Y. Lesin’s death in 2015 still bothers many intelligence and law enforcement officials because of concerns that it might have actually been a Kremlin assassination on U.S. soil. Here’s the last installment of WTOP’s “Assassins Inc.: The Kremlin’s secret squad of killers” series.
As word spread Wednesday of suspicious packages addressed to prominent political figures and at least one media outlet, some members of Congress said the unsettling news signals a need to tone down political differences ahead of the midterm elections.
One member of the 15-man team suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed, a senior Turkish official has told CNN.
Terrorists have been relatively quiet, but they’re not just sitting on their hands. In this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, the Heritage Foundation’s Robin Simcox says they’re hard at work trying to come up with new methods of attack.
The congressionally-funded initiative targets federal resources to help communities affected by job losses in coal mining and coal power plant operations.
Fred Burton, author of “Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah’s War Against America,” explains to WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green why he wrote the book.
On this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, an international relations professor says the U.S. is relatively safe and needs to get out of Afghanistan.
A suspicious substance was found on Monday in two envelopes sent to the Pentagon, officials said Tuesday. In both cases, an initial test came out positive for ricin.
Did you know the state of Maryland and the country of Estonia have a bond that goes back hundreds of years? Estonia’s ambassador to the U.S. tells national security correspondent J.J. Green that security has been a historical factor in the relationship.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.