Al Qaida is regenerating, but on this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP NSC J.J. Green, José Alberto de Azeredo Lopes, national defense minister from Portugal says we must use the lessons we learned from D’aesh (ISIS) to fight AQ this time around.
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.
“The American flags that decorated people’s front yards and the ribbons tied to automobile antennas had mostly disappeared. I encountered many people who appeared eager to put 9/11 in the rearview mirror,” said a former CIA officer.
The leak of sensitive information to U.S. media regarding the Manchester Arena attack prompted reports that the British had stopped sharing intelligence, but the U.S. intelligence community remains a valued partner.
In this week’s episode of The Hunt, Ellen Laipson, president emeritus at the Stimson Center and distinguished fellow, takes a look at the fight against terrorism under President Donald Trump.
Off-the-shelf terror plots are not a new phenomenon, but in this weeks edition of The Hunt, Fred Burton, vice president of Intelligence at Statfor says terrorists are finding new uses for them.
Mohamad Jamal Khweis, 26, of Fairfax County, has been indicted by federal prosecutors on charges of conspiracy, committing the crime of aiding a terrorist organization and providing material support to a terrorist organization.
Sally Jones, the widow of a prominent ISIL leader, has re-emerged in Raqqa, Syria. This time, she’s not just taunting the U.S. intelligence community — she’s allegedly building an army of women fighters for ISIL.
In Manbij, Syria, U.S. military personnel observed hundreds of vehicles containing ISIL fighters leaving–and they let them go. Find out why.
Piecing together the origin of terror attacks is critical to intelligence and security teams trying to stop others who may be linked, but counterterrorism experts warn that constant media droning about ISIL is sustaining the terror group.
Newly released transcripts show Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher and told a crisis negotiator that the U.S. needed to stop bombing Iraq and Syria.
The early morning carnage in Orlando quickly altered the course of the day’s events for most Americans. In the wake of the attack, WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green talked with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson about security and the investigation.
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.
While mostly young men were believed to be the principle respondents to ISIL’s online recruiting movement, FBI director James Comey told a Senate committee that more females “think it’s a great way to find a life.”
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.