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December 26th, 2014
06:12 PM ET

New al Qaeda terror threats against U.S.

Barbara Starr reports on new terror threats from countries President Obama says are success stories against al Qaeda.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security • Terror
December 23rd, 2014
06:22 PM ET

Homeland Security: 'Be vigilant'

Americans are being urged to be vigilant this holiday season. Barbara Starr reports.

December 22nd, 2014
06:15 PM ET

What are the military options for North Korea?

Reports say North Korea's internet has gone down and could be the target of an attack. Barbara Starr reports. Full story

December 11th, 2014
06:21 PM ET

CIA Director's rare public response

Barbara Starr reports on CIA Director John Brennan's response to the Senate Report accusing the CIA of torture.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • CIA • John Brennan • Terror • Terror report
December 10th, 2014
06:56 PM ET

Global fallout over torture report

Barbara Starr reports on global fallout due to the Senate committee report alleging CIA use of torture.

December 1st, 2014
07:00 PM ET

Pentagon insider may lead war on ISIS

Ashton Carter, a Pentagon insider, may be Obama's choice for the next Secretary of Defense. CNN's Barbara Starr reports. Full story

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Filed under: Ashton Carter • Barbara Starr • Chuck Hagel • Politics
November 12th, 2014
05:59 PM ET

Turkish neo-nationalists assault U.S. Navy

Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey. Full story

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • National security • Terror • Turkey • U.S. Navy
November 11th, 2014
07:38 PM ET

Iraq claims key city recaptured from ISIS

Iraqi forces claim they recaptured a key city from ISIS, but that isn't stopping the terror group from making new threats.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Terror
October 30th, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Is terror group plotting attack on U.S.?

Officials are concerned members of the Khorasan Group survived and are plotting against the U.S. Barbara Starr has more.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • ISIS • Khorasan • National security • Terror
October 29th, 2014
06:34 PM ET

Gen. Odierno: Russian flights 'concerning'

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno tells Wolf Blitzer that Russia flying planes without any communication is 'concerning'. Full story

Unusual Russian flights concern NATO
An unusual uptick in the size and scale of Russian flights in European airspace has raised concerns for NATO officials.

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