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…

Russia positioning nukes to confront NATO?

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Moscow could be preparing to move nuclear weapons into the Crimean Peninsula, which it annexed last year, and also position them around the strategic Russian enclave more…

Major city braces for Israeli attack

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Lebanon is bracing for an attack from Israel if the Iranian-backed Hezbollah retaliates for an Israeli military helicopter strike last week on the Syrian side of more…

Busted! Turkey caught smuggling
weapons to al-Qaida

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Turkish intelligence, under the apparent direction of then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, allegedly has been authorizing the smuggling of arms to al-Qaida cells in more…