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Tensions grow in Gaza following bombing

Michael Oren, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. spoke with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green

Tags: Michael Oren , Israel , bombing , Palestine , Hamas , Fatah

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 05:57pm EDT
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Attacks on Israel taking toll on civilians

Michael Oren, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. spoke with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green

Tags: Michael Oren , Israel , bombing , Palestine

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 08:23pm EDT
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Hamas possible culprit of Jerusalem bombing

J.J. Green, WTOP national security correspondent

Tags: Jerusalem bombing , Al Qaida , Hamas , Hezbollah

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 03:29pm EDT
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Al Qaida claims Iraq attack

Al Qaida in Iraq has claimed responsibility for last week's car bomb attack on an Iraqi army unit that killed at least eight soldiers The bomb targeted an army headquarters in the northern area of Diyala province. 30 others were wounded when it exploded last Monday. Security forces stopped a second attack and defused a car bomb parked at the scene. The attacks in Iraq are a daily occurrence as insurgence continue to attack Iraqi forces knowing that U.S. troops are leaving Iraq totally at the end of this year.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Monday - 03/21/2011, 06:34pm EDT

Iran closes in on a nuclear weapon

The State Department's senior adviser for non-proliferation and arms control says Iran is approaching the capability to produce nuclear weapons. Robert Einhorn told the Arms Control Association yesterday in his own words, "We believe that at a minimum Iran is moving to the threshold of a nuclear weapons capability." But he clarified that he was referring to their intentions rather than their actual capabilities. Some have speculated Iran could reach the point where it could produce a nuke this year.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 07:33pm EDT

Iran offers to help find Levinson

Iran wants more information from the U.S. on a former FBI agent who vanished in 2007 claiming they would make an attempt to find him. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said last week Washington had seen recent indications that Robert Levinson was being held in southwest Asia and appealed to Iran to help find him, despite past frustration that Tehran had ignored U.S. pleas for information about him.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 07:33pm EDT

Libyan no-fly zone studied

Gulf Arab countries have been thinking about imposing a no-fly zone over Libya. That exercise requires more than just a blank declaration preventing Libya government jets from flying. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told Congress in his own words, "let's just call a spade a spade. A no-fly zone begins with an attack on Libya to destroy the air defenses." The question that arises now is what are the Arab states willing to do that? The U.S. is said to be thinking about giving weapons to the rebels fighting the Gadhafi regime, but no firm decision has been made.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 07:32pm EDT

Gates fires back on Predators

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is not happy with the slow pace of using unmanned Predator drone aircraft. They've had great success in Afghanistan, dating back to early 2008. Gates told the Air Force Academy Friday that "it's been like pulling teeth" to get more of the planes "because people were stuck in old ways of doing business." Gates also clashed with Air Force leadership over production of the top-of-the-line, F-22 Raptor. He said pressure to build more than twice the number budgeted by the Defense Department is a problem.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 07:21pm EDT

Al-Qaida's secret South American money trail

There is growing proof of a link between narco-traffickers and al-Qaida after international authorities have discovered a scheme that's been flying under the radar.

Tags: al-Qaida , Peru , Lima , India , Pakistan , Peruvian Financial Intelligence Unit , Brazil , Argentina , Paraguay , Hezbollah , Hamas , drug cartels , Spectre Group International , Mike Braun , Drug Enforcement Administration , JJ Green

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 05:18pm EST

Local troops killed in Afghanistan

According to the Pentagon, two soldiers assigned to the Aberdeen Proving Ground have been killed in Afghanistan. Twenty-five-year-old Staff Sgt. Chauncy Mays of Cookville, Texas, and 22-year-old Spc. Christopher Stark of Monett, Mo., died Monday in Wardak province when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , defense

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 10:20am EST
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