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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.

February 10th, 2014
07:48 PM ET

Sochi security report with Brian Boitano

Wolf Blitzer interviews Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano, a member of the U.S. delegation to the Sochi Winter Games who just returned from the opening ceremonies.

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Filed under: Interviews • Olympics • Russia • Security
February 6th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

How would U.S. respond to Sochi attack?

The U.S. reaction to a potential terror attack in Sochi would be quick and multi-faceted, but it could be hampered by Russian forces standing in the way. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Olympics • Russia • Security
January 23rd, 2014
12:30 PM ET

U.S. offers to help secure Sochi games

Several countries, including the U.S., are setting up their own plans to protect their own athletes and tourists at the Winter Games in Sochi. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Olympics • Russia • Security
August 15th, 2012
10:08 AM ET

Cameras watch every move you make

CNN's Suzanne Kelly reports on the controversial use of omnipresent camera systems in major U.S. cities.


Filed under: cameras • Security • Suzanne Kelly
July 26th, 2012
10:34 AM ET

11-year-old sneaks on flight to Rome

How did a boy without a passport and ticket sneak onto a flight from Britain to Rome? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

RELATED STORY: Boy, 11, hops plane to Rome without ticket or passport

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Filed under: Air travel • Kate Bolduan • Security
BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama orders intelligence community to fight genocide
April 23rd, 2012
03:07 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama orders intelligence community to fight genocide

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) - President Obama took a very important step today when he ordered the U.S. intelligence community for the first time to routinely prepare national intelligence estimates “on the risk of mass atrocities and genocide.”

It’s a significant development. The intelligence community is always charged with preparing estimates on global national security issues: How close is Iran to building a nuclear bomb? Where are the most serious al Qaeda threats? What’s going on in North Korea? How secure is Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal? How vulnerable is the U.S. to cyberwarfare attack?
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Filed under: Barack Obama • Security • Wolf Blitzer
August 6th, 2011
09:40 AM ET

Launching an aerial cyber attack

Hackers invent a model plane capable of launching a cyber attack from the sky. CNN's Sandra Endo reports.

RELATED STORY: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a cyber attack?


Filed under: Hackers • Privacy • Sandra Endo • Security • Tech