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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.

November 14th, 2014
10:48 AM ET

Are ISIS and al Qaeda joining forces?

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki speaks to Wolf Blitzer about reports that ISIS and al Qaeda are merging together.


Filed under: al Qaeda • ISIS • Jen Psaki • National security • State Department • Terror
October 17th, 2014
09:54 PM ET

Belize rejects possible Ebola patient

Wolf Blitzer talks to the State Department spokeswoman, Marie Harf, about Belize rejecting a possible Ebola patient in their country.

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Filed under: Ebola • Health • International affairs • Marie Harf • State Department • Wolf Blitzer
September 25th, 2014
07:20 PM ET

State Dept.: Iraqi leader told me no threat

Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for Iran & Iraq Brett McGurk says he spoke to Iraqi PM to clarify his comments regarding a threat against the U.S.

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Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Iraq • ISIS • National security • State Department • Terror
July 30th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

U.S. resupplying Israel with ammunition

Wolf Blitzer talks to State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf about the U.S. resupplying Israel with ammunition.

February 6th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Top U.S. diplomat: "F*** the E.U."

The U.S.'s top diplomat to Europe Victoria Nuland was recorded in a phone conversation using some blunt language towards the European Union. CNN's Elise Labott on what she said and how it was leaked.


Filed under: Elise Labott • State Department
August 5th, 2013
10:49 AM ET

Where in the world could they strike?

CNN's Tom Foreman shows an interactive model of the main areas on terrorism alert around the world.

RELATED STORY: U.S. extends embassy closures after intercepted al Qaeda message


Filed under: State Department • Terror • Tom Foreman
August 5th, 2013
10:47 AM ET

Sources: Al Qaeda planning attack

The U.S. warns of possible terror attacks at the end of Ramadan and takes precaution, closing 21 embassies.

RELATED STORY: Is rash of brazen prison breaks related? Interpol wants to know


Filed under: Barbara Starr • State Department • Terror
August 5th, 2013
10:42 AM ET

King: Most specific threat in many years

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Rep. Peter King about the global travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department.

RELATED STORY: U.S. extends embassy closures after intercepted al Qaeda message


Filed under: Peter King • State Department • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
October 3rd, 2012
01:02 PM ET

Benghazi hearing on the Hill

House Republicans have requested a hearing next week on what the State Department knew about security in Benghazi.


Filed under: 2012 election • Republicans • State Department