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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 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

May 19th, 2014
06:55 PM ET

Marines prepare for embassy evacuation

CNN's Barbara Starr reports that U.S. officials are now worried that Libya is on the brink of civil war.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Libya • National security • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer
May 9th, 2014
07:18 PM ET

North Korean drones raise fears

Drones and offensive writings aimed at President Obama emerge from North Korea. CNN's Elise Labott has more.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Drone • National security • North Korea • Situation Room
May 9th, 2014
07:14 PM ET

U.S. military advisers arrive in Nigeria

U.S. advisers arrives in Nigeria to aid in search for the kidnapped schoolgirls. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

May 6th, 2014
06:44 PM ET

Extremist terrorist groups growing in Africa

CNN's Barbara Starr looks at rising extremist groups, especially al Qaeda affiliates and Nigeria-based Boko Haram, that are taking over regions of Africa.


Filed under: Africa • al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • Boko Haram • International affairs
May 5th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

N. Korea could be preparing nuclear test

CNN's Barbara Starr talks about the possibility that North Korea might be planning another underground nuclear test.

April 24th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Source: Plot against US embassy spoiled

CNN's Barbara Starr reports that the stream of threats out of al Qaeda in Yemen has increased in recent weeks.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • National security • Situation Room • Terror
April 22nd, 2014
07:05 PM ET

U.S. aids Yemeni counter-terror mission

News that broke in "The Situation Room": U.S. personnel helped Yemenis conduct a counter-terror operation, including helicopter missions and drone strikes, that may have killed al Qaeda's top bomb maker. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security • Yemen
April 18th, 2014
07:55 PM ET

Latest terror threat: 'We will blow you up'

New video from al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab shows the terror group calling for recruits and more attacks - just months after they murdered dozens in a Kenyan mall. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: al Qaeda • al-Shabaab • Barbara Starr • National security • Terror
April 16th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

New video reveals details about al Qaeda

U.S. officials are combing through new al Qaeda video to learn as much as they can about the group and any planned attacks. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

MORE: Massive al Qaeda meeting caught on tape


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security
April 15th, 2014
08:00 PM ET

Puported al Qaeda meeting caught on tape

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on a supposed meeting of scores of al Qaeda leaders, which was filmed and posted on YouTube, that may have somehow escaped U.S. officials at the CIA and Pentagon.

MORE: Why the unsettling video matters so much

MORE: House Intel Chairman: al Qaeda "more aggressive" than pre-9/11


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • Drone
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