Mar 25, 2009 5:43pm

Alarm Over North Korea Missile Prep

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: US officials tell ABCNews that North Korea has begun placing a Taepodong 2 missile at a launch facility in preparation for what it says will be the launch of a communications satellite sometime between April 4 and 8th. The launch… Read More »

Mar 25, 2009 4:00pm

Anti-Terror Stimulus? US Offers Rewards for Top Terrorists

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The US State Department’s Rewards for Justice program announced Wednesday major rewards for information leading to the location or capture of three top al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists. The US is offering $5 million for anyone who can lead them… Read More »

Mar 25, 2009 3:05pm

Daily Photo: Pakistani Women in Refugee Camp

ABC News’ Kirit Radia Reports: We’d like to try something new here at The Radar. Today we’re introducing a new feature, the Daily Photo. If a picture is worth a thousand words, we hope this will bring you the story in a way words can’t…. Read More »

Mar 24, 2009 11:53pm

Condoleezza Rice Appears on “The Tonight Show”

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: In her first television appearance since leaving Foggy Bottom, Condoleezza Rice appeared on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno this evening. The former secretary of state chose to withhold judgment on the job her successor has done, siding with former… Read More »

Mar 24, 2009 3:35pm

Diplomat and Aid Group Sound the Alarm on Darfur Camp Situation

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: A top U.S. diplomat who traveled to Darfur last week is warning of a critical shortage of aid in refugee camps there. Alberto Fernandez, the top U.S. diplomat in Khartoum, traveled to El Fasher in North Darfur and to the… Read More »

Mar 24, 2009 1:40pm

North Korea Tells U.S.: Detained Americans Will Be ‘Well Treated’

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The United States has released few details about its sensitive diplomatic efforts to gain the release of two American journalists detained by North Korea last week after they approached the border from China. But today, the State Department said it… Read More »

Mar 19, 2009 6:33pm

Russian Planes Overfly US Carrier

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: A Defense official confirms that twice this week several Russian aircraft overflew the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis and another US Navy vessel that were participating in military exercises in international waters off the coast of South Korea.  The… Read More »

Mar 18, 2009 5:55pm

Gates Emotional Description of Dover Visit

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: Defense Secretary Robert Gates grew emotional this afternoon as he recounted a visit Monday night to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to attend the return of the remains of four servicemen killed this weekend in Afghanistan. He grew misty… Read More »

Mar 18, 2009 5:29pm

Top Israeli Security Official Says He Can’t Get a U.S. Visa

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The man expected to be Israel’s national security adviser, Uzi Arad, says he can’t get a U.S. visa because he’s been erroneously tied to a Pentagon spy case involving former official Lawrence Franklin and two pro-Israel lobbyists. Franklin was sentenced… Read More »

Mar 18, 2009 3:41pm

Obama: Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The Obama administration said today it will sign on to a United Nations declaration calling for the decriminalization of homosexuality around the world. The move is a reversal of the position taken by the Bush administration, which refused to sign… Read More »