Syrian migrants tax West's
mental-health resources

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The massive influx of Syrian migrants to the West presents many challenges, but little has been said about the impact on already stretched public mental-health resources, more…

Experts: Can't blame only Saudis for 9/11

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Allegations the Saudi royalty had a role in 9/11 were expected to be among the discussion topics during President Obama's trip to the Middle East nation, more…

Belgians failed to act on intel provided by U.S.

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – European officials have come to realize since the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels that in addition to porous borders they have very serious systemic more…

Expert: Saudis fueling jihadist 'powder keg'
in Belgium

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_230405" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Riyadh, Saudi Arabia[/caption] WASHINGTON – Three months after the attacks in Paris by ISIS jihadists traced to Molenbeek, Belgium, the Belgian ambassador to Saudi more…

Turkey warms up to Iran to assert Mideast leadership

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_3060934" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Syria's Bashar al-Assad[/caption] WASHINGTON – Relations between Turkey and Iran appear to be warming despite major differences over Syria, leading to the prospect of more…