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July 29th, 2014
08:20 PM ET

Hamas tunnels have Israel on edge

After five Israeli soldiers were killed by Hamas militants emerging from a tunnel, Wolf Blitzer takes you inside the alleged underground network that the Israeli Defense Force says was built by Hamas to enter Israel.

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June 26th, 2014
07:44 PM ET

Lawyer: I want Sterling to face the truth

He's known as Hollywood's most feared lawyer. Wolf Blitzer talks to the super lawyer Bertram Fields, who will question Donald Sterling during a trial to determine his mental competency.

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June 26th, 2014
04:55 PM ET

IRS Commissioner: We take the allegations seriously

Catch the full interview with the IRS Commissioner at 5 pm ET, only on CNN.

After a brutal grilling on Capitol Hill, the seemingly unflappable IRS Commissioner John Koskinen talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the accusations plaguing his agency as he tries to restore the public's trust in it.

MORE: Commissioner: IRS troubles "suspicious," but no crime uncovered

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June 26th, 2014
11:34 AM ET

World Cup preview: USA vs. Germany

Ahead of the big match, Wolf Blitzer talks to Rachel Nichols about Team USA's chances of advancing in the World Cup.

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June 4th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Former Bush adviser: Gitmo detainees had to be released anyway

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, the George W. Bush administration's legal adviser at the State Department says that President Obama made the right call to swap Sgt. Bergdahl for give Taliban suspects because the detainees had to be released eventually anyway.

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June 4th, 2014
06:33 PM ET

Rubio: Bergdahl swap "endangers Americans"

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, widely seen as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, slams Pres. Obama for trading Sgt. Bergdahl for five Taliban suspects, saying the move puts U.S. national security at risk.

FULL STORY
June 3rd, 2014
08:08 PM ET

Did the U.S. release Taliban suspects with American blood on their hands?

Sen. Saxby Chambliss believes the Guantanamo Taliban detainees swapped for Bowe Bergdahl will reenter the terror fray.

In an interview Tuesday with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, called the detainees "high-level individuals" with ties to al Qaeda as well as Mullah Mohammed Omar, who is credited with creating the Taliban.

"There's a lot of celebrating going on in the Mullah Omar household tonight, I assure you that," he said, appearing on CNN's "The Situation Room."

"These are not the type of individuals that we need to return to the battle, and I assure you, they will be Mullah Omar's board of directors to carry out additional long-term terrorist attacks against America and Americans," he said.

Official: Army will review freed soldier Bergdahl's case – but it's not first priority

"Those are not the types of individuals that you ought to bargain for."

Chambliss suggested that as many as three of the Taliban militants could have American blood on their hands.

He pointed to an attack on a compound in Afghanistan in November of 2001 when Johnny Micheal Spann, a CIA operative, was killed. He was the first American killed in that war.

The Georgia Republican quickly noted though those detainees were not charged with killing Spann, they were involved in the planning and financing of operations that resulted in American deaths.

Chambliss plans to send a letter to the White House pushing the administration to declassify the files on the five detainees.

Was Bergdahl swap legal? Depends on who you ask

Asked by Blitzer what he would've done, if he were charged with determining the conditions for the swap for Bergdahl, Chambliss said "I would have offered them at least somebody at a lower level ... these guys are bad guys."

Related: Senator: White House apologized for not notifying Congress of prisoner swap

May 29th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

Lawyer: Sterling wants to be vindicated

Donald Sterling's lawyer, Max Blecher, tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the NBA has no case against his client because Sterling is being subjected to false charges based on illegally obtained evidence.

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May 29th, 2014
08:24 AM ET

Valerie Plame: CIA leak "colossally stupid"

In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Valerie Plame, a former CIA operative outed by the Bush administration, talks about the recent accidental outing of the CIA chief of station in Afghanistan and about whether Edward Snowden was trained as an American spy.

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May 28th, 2014
12:24 AM ET

White House: $20B to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2015

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about President Obama's plans for the drawdown in Afghanistan, including how to safely end America's longest war and how much the remaining presence will cost Americans.

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