Muslims now training Christian militias

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Facing the possibility of attacks from the Islamic State, Christian villages in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon are forming militias, and they are being trained by more…

Cop: ISIS sending 'pros' for next U.S. attack

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The fact that two untrained jihadis failed in their shooting attack on a Muhammad cartoon exhibit in Garland, Texas, means the next attack likely will be more…

Surprise! Iran intercepted
two U.S.-defended ships

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Iran Revolutionary Guard naval patrol intercepted a U.S.-flagged ship five days before firing shots on the Marshall Island-flagged Maersk Tigris and seizing it, representing what more…

Russia tries to get economic jump on West

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Russia and Iran are moving past their historically rocky relationship with a new signal from Moscow that Tehran would be welcome in its Eurasian Economic Union, more…

ISIS poised to butcher more Palestinians

by F. Michael Maloof --   WASHINGTON – Residents of the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, Ain el-Hilweh, are terrified they will be the next victism of ISIS after the slaughter at more…