About this series

In the last four years, WTOP has tracked the threats, policies and vulnerabilities that have dominated the focus of national security officials here in the U.S. homeland and beyond. Read more about what went into J.J. Green's series, The Situation.

Sunday - 09/09/2012, 08:57am EDT

The Situation: The state of U.S. national security in 2012

Sept. 10, 2008 and today, Sept. 10, 2012, are almost identical when you consider several national security facts.

Sunday - 09/09/2012, 08:40am EDT
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Blog: Details, details, details

Questions that loom today in Iraq include how is the U.S. involved there, and is it the right kind of involvement?

Monday - 09/10/2012, 06:55am EDT

Blog: The high cost of taming terrorism

On this day, a key fact stands out as the war against terrorism continues. While the cost of freedom is steep, Americans are willing to pay it.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 06:26am EDT

Changing the focus of national security

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 08:10am EDT

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Pivotal event changes national security posture for U.S.

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 08:07am EDT

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The Situation: The shifting of the guard

The shift change from the Bush national security team to the Obama national security team was no laughing matter.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 06:32am EDT

White House 'Situation Room': Scene of a game-changer in May 2011

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 12:10pm EDT

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Damage to U.S.-Pakistan relationship may be beyond repair

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 12:14pm EDT

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Blog: The Libya consulate timeline

U.S. national security officials are discussing what happened in Libya and what to do about it. So what do we know?

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 06:49am EDT

Since bin Laden raid, uneasy cooperation between U.S. and Pakistan

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 12:00pm EDT

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New national security problems keep emerging

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 12:04pm EDT

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The Situation: The threats facing the United States

On the outside looking in to the U.S., all may seem fine. But keeping up appearances is becoming increasingly difficult as threats that emanate inside the country's borders are compromising the strong physique of the last "superpower."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 06:36am EDT

CHART: Threats to the United States

WTOP takes a look at the threats perceived to be facing the U.S. in previous years and those thought to be facing the country now.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 06:51am EDT

Undercover agents, Fmr. NSA advisors, other weigh in on national security issues

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Friday - 09/14/2012, 12:39pm EDT
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Issues that have dominated national security

WTOP's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green reports.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 12:21pm EDT

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