Missile Components found in North Korean ship in Panama

A North Korea-flagged vessel believed to be carrying a cargo of sugar from Cuba was stopped by Panamanian authorities almost a week ago after they got a tip that illicit narcotics were on board.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 04:23pm EDT

Furloughs of the Pentagon civilian workforce

WTOP's JJ Green speaks to Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 11:12am EDT

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Focus on State Department after mysterious burglary in Dallas

On Sunday, June 30 at about noon Damon Mathias got a phone call from police in Dallas, Texas. Someone had broken into the law firm of Shulman and Mathias, which represents State Department whistleblower Aurelia Fedenisn.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 01:34pm EDT

DOD warns civilian employees to prepare for furloughs

U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees are being warned to prepare for the beginning of a cycle of furloughs that will take away a significant portion of their income after the Fourth of July holiday.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Dempsey: 'Good will' not in North Korea's vocabulary

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey tells WTOP he is not under any illusions as far as North Korea is concerned.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 06:33am EDT
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Joint Chiefs Chairman worried about 'swagger' of force

With life-and-death conflicts raging 24 hours a day around the world, the Afghan war, deep budget cuts, nuclear weapons in unstable regions and the frantic pace of global change, Gen. Martin Dempsey is losing sleep at night.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 05:55am EDT
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Seaborne Stalkers: U.S. Navy weapons sharpened for next generation of welfare

Friday - 06/21/2013, 07:28pm EDT

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Inside the Navy's maritime giants

WTOP was granted access to several naval assets to learn how they train, what challenges they face and what the future holds for them.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:01pm EDT
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U.S. Navy weapons sharpened for next generation of warfare

The raging conflict in Syria, Iranian nuclear weapons development and periodic reminders that Russia and the U.S. are still military adversaries necessitate a mobile and powerful naval presence near Washington.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 04:16pm EDT
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Pentagon's focus on African-based threats to the U.S.

WTOP's J.J. Green speaks to Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 05:42pm EDT

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Intelligence Community spared DoD furloughs

Department of Defense employees working in the Intelligence community will likely avoid furloughs, an Intelligence official tells WTOP.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 09:22pm EDT

Syrian rebels deny using chemical weapons

The United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria is "wrong" about reports the Syrian rebels have used chemical weapons, according to a rebel spokesman who accuses the organization of not being trustworthy.

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 10:01am EDT
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Terrorists suspected of using U.S. 'asylum' system

As federal law enforcement authorities question the parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and detain some of their friends, new information is emerging about a tactic terrorists allegedly are using to slip into the U.S.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 07:29am EDT

Expert: Boston suspects eluded 'broken system'

A former top CIA covert operative tells WTOP the Tsarnaev brothers were not amateurs.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 09:18am EDT
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Mali lawmaker begs for help from U.S.

The only female member of Mali's parliament representing the northern part of the country is pleading for help from the United States in the midst of a battle against al-Qaida fighters.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 12:21pm EDT
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Column: Reflecting on the Iraq War, 10 years later

In May of 2006, WTOP National Correspondent JJ Green went to Iraq for the first time. He came home a different man.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 03:33pm EDT

Spy in the Sky: A close encounter

On March 5, a drone came within 200 feet of a Boeing 777, leading to a momentary scramble to determine the origin and coordinates of the drone.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:18pm EDT
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Syrian conflict complicates U.S.-Iraq relations

The spillover of violence from Syria tops a list of growing concerns that a delegation of senior Iraqi officials are in Washington to discuss. The officials suggest that Iraq's security is threatened by the stalemate between the Syrian government and the rebels.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 08:29am EST

The challenges facing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

JJ Green, WTOP National Security Correspondent

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 03:38pm EST

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