FBI has opened ISIS cases in 49 U.S. states

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As ISIS spreads its influence and rule not only in its caliphate of portions of Syria and Iraq but also in non-contiguous areas of North Africa more…

Murder of pilot sparks tough, new question

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The gruesome murder of captured Jordanian F-16 pilot Lt. Muath al-Kasabeh by ISIS may have strengthened the resolve of the Jordanian government to launch all-out assaults more…

U.S.-Iran nuke deal could isolate Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Amid an election campaign, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces further isolation with the prospect of a U.S. agreement with Iran over Tehran's nuclear program. Middle more…

The one thing Muslims suddenly quiet about

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – It's been four weeks since Egyptian President Abdel al-Fattah delivered his fiery speech to Islamic clerics at Al-Azhar University calling for a "revolution" in the faith more…

U.S. 'talking' with Iran pals in Yemen

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said there is no formal intelligence-sharing agreement with the Iranian-backed Houthis who have taken over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa and forced the resignation more…

Terror attack plunges 140 million into darkness

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A terrorist attack on the Pakistani national grid plunged more than 140 million people into darkness before power was restored, prompting U.S. experts to warn that more…

U.S. teams up with rebels taking over Yemen

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As the Iranian-backed Shiite Houthis take over the Yemeni capital, there are indications the U.S. and the Houthis may be teaming up to battle a common more…

U.S. counter-terrorism takes hit
with Yemeni crisis

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The resignation of Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the takeover by Iranian-backed Houthi Shiite rebels helps extend Iran’s influence into Yemen but doesn’t necessarily more…