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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.

December 15th, 2014
07:13 PM ET

Gunman made hostages use social media

Social media played a key role in the hostage situation in Sydney. Tom Foreman reports on the gunman's communication - and what he made hostages do.


Filed under: Australia • Terror • Tom Foreman
December 15th, 2014
07:01 PM ET

Examining police tactics in hostage crisis

CNN's Brian Todd talks with veteran hostage negotiators about the standoff tactics used during the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.


Filed under: Australia • Terror
December 12th, 2014
06:39 PM ET

Inside the camp where ISIS may have begun

CNN's Brian Todd reports on new claims that American forces inadvertently allowed the creation of the terror group ISIS.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • ISIS • National security • Terror
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 11th, 2014
06:19 PM ET

Is ISIS trying to sell Foley's body?

A report says that middlemen are working with ISIS to sell James Foley's body, an American killed by the terrorist group.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • International affairs • ISIS • National security • Terror
December 11th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

CIA chief defends agency after report

CIA Director John Brennan admits the agency erred, but would not call the enhanced interrogation techniques "torture."

December 11th, 2014
10:29 AM ET

Ex-CIA chief: Senate report is subjective

Former CIA chief Michael Hayden defends harsh interrogation tactics in interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

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Filed under: CIA • Michael Hayden • National security • Terror • Terror report • Wolf Blitzer
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 10th, 2014
06:15 PM ET

Gonzales: Torture report may be 'biased'

Alberto Gonzales, former attorney general under President George W. Bush, speaks about the released CIA torture report.

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Filed under: Alberto Gonzales • CIA • George W. Bush • National security • Terror • Terror report • Wolf Blitzer
December 10th, 2014
05:53 PM ET

Is ISIS losing fight in key border town?

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the battle for Kobani and new disturbing videos from ISIS.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
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