Kurdish leader predicts
civil war to oust Erdogan

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_3030504" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Kurdish Soldier[/caption] WASHINGTON – Claiming that many Kurdish towns in Turkey "look like bombed out Syrian cities," the representative of the Kurdish Peoples' Democratic more…

Hezbollah changing tune on Israel's existence?

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2674185" align="aligncenter" width="611"] Jerusalem at night in CIA image[/caption] WASHINGTON – Despite repeated Western worries Hezbollah, along with its sponsor, Iran, seeks Israel's destruction, a little-noticed recent more…

U.S. tension with Turkey escalates over aid

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is declining demands from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop helping the Syrian Kurds, who are fighting the Islamic State, because he views more…

Russia warns Turks:
We might bomb your troops

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2679445" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan[/caption] WASHINGTON – Turkey's bombardment of a Syrian airbase recently recaptured by the Syrian Kurds from Islamic jihadists could lead more…

Turkish lawmaker: Erdogan at 'war' with Kurds

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2273905" align="aligncenter" width="611"] President Erdogan[/caption] WASHINGTON – Turkish President Recep Tayyup Erdogan has declared "war" on the Kurds inside his own country, which now has moved into more…

North Korean missile test renews EMP warning

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2947894" align="aligncenter" width="596"] North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un[/caption] WASHINGTON – U.S. national security experts have renewed their warning that the purpose of North Korea’s recent missile launch more…