Caught in a seemingly unending stream of ongoing spy scandals with the Kremlin — and a swell of Chinese espionage cases — the FBI appears to be facing its stiffest counterintelligence challenges in decades.
WTOP’s National Security correspondent J.J. Green looks back on all that he’s learned in the making of his series “Assassin’s Inc.” and offers his analysis of the facts.
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.
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.”
In the last 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 what happened this year that made him think he was being targeted and advice for Americans ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
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.
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.
ISIS is a mere shadow of itself as the U.S.-led coalition has decimated it, but on this week’s episode of “The Hunt,” Brigadier Bob Sofge speaks of another group appearing in the region.
A new report by the Secret Service found similar themes and characteristics in the backgrounds of the perpetrators of mass-casualty events in the U.S. in 2017.
WTOP’s J.J. Green talked to Fatimah Baeshen, spokesperson for the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, about Saudi Arabia’s efforts to help war-ridden Yemen since the cholera outbreak in 2016.
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.
Despite a recent attack from Kurdish forces in Syria, Turkey must remain focused on beating ISIS, said a Pentagon spokeswoman.
While the technology that has eased communication has its upsides, it also has a seedy, dark side that is complicating efforts to fight human trafficking, according to the FBI.
The government shutdown won’t halt military operations all over the world, but it will have far-reaching impact on the military in other ways. Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White explains.
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.