U.S., EU split on more sanctions for Moscow

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – There is an undertow of resistance among European companies toward further sanctions against Russia over its contemplated annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. After the initial, tepid more…

Why Russia may regret Crimea grab

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Russia is rushing to annex the Crimea from Ukraine, but the region could become another Chechnya, due to its small but united Muslim Tatar minority which more…

Interpol: Few watching
for stolen passports

by F. Michael Maloof -- One billion times last year passengers around the world boarded jets without their passports being checked with an Interpol system that tracks stolen or lost documents, officials have more…

Grid security stepped up after sniper attack

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The April 2013 sniper attack on 17 transformers at a San Jose, Calif., electrical substation has prompted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to order utilities to come more…

Did U.S. actually prompt Putin's revenge?

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – There is growing concern the United States may have been instrumental in financing the Ukrainian opposition, which is comprised of many ultra-nationalists with neo-Nazi connections. The more…

Oh, Russia didn't invade Ukraine after all!

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHNGTON – Russia's military presence in the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine has been described as an "invasion" and a "takeover" of the region by troops that now have more…

Russians: U.S. siding with neo-Nazis

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A new equation in the Ukrainian crisis is a growing concern that ultra-nationalist Ukrainians could attack ethnic Russians. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has stated the more…

Is U.S. committed to action in Ukraine?

by F. Michael Maloof -- President Obama has been busy condemning Russia for its advance on its troubled neighbor, Ukraine. A statement from the White House press office said President Obama "expressed his more…

High stakes for Moscow in Ukraine

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor’s Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Ukraine threatened by more than Russia

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With Russian troops from its base in the Crimea effectively occupying the Crimean Peninsula, the Western-backed central government in Kyiv at the same time is facing more…