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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-7pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-7pm ET on CNN.

June 30th, 2014
06:36 PM ET

Meet Obama's pick to fix the VA

CNN's Joe Johns profiles Bob McDonald, the man President Obama has tasked to lead the VA amid the recent scandal.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Military • Military families • Situation Room • veteran
June 30th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Al Qaeda building 'undetectable' bombs?

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on claims that al Qaeda is building new bombs that cannot be detected by traditional means.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Jim Sciutto • National security • Situation Room • Terror
June 30th, 2014
06:33 PM ET

U.S. will send more troops to Iraq

The Pentagon will send a total of 800 troops to Iraq to help the country combat ISIS. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • National security • Situation Room
June 30th, 2014
06:32 PM ET

ISIS declares 'Islamic Caliphate'

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports that the terror group ISIS will change its name to the "Islamic State."


Filed under: Mohammed Jamjoom • National security • Situation Room • Terror