Iran: Saudi Arabia 'endanGering
entire Middle East'

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A senior Iranian official has warned Saudi Arabia that it is endangering the entire Middle East with its U.S.-supported aerial bombardment of Iranian-backed al-Houthi positions in more…

U.S.-Iran nuke deal prompts
Arabs to create own force

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With the Obama administration holding out for a nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi-led air strikes by 10 coalition members against Iranian-backed al-Houthi targets in neighboring Yemen more…

U.S. strategy in Yemen stressing out Saudis

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As Yemen becomes the new proxy battleground between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, the United States finds itself in a position of helping both sides more…

Yemeni crisis takes
unexpected Cold War turn

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The looming civil war in Yemen has taken an unexpected Cold War turn as the Iranian-backed Houthis have ousted the U.S.-backed Sunni government of President Abed more…

Iraqis accuse U.S. of helping ISIS

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The U.S.-led coalition against Saddam Hussein a decade ago spent hundreds of billions of dollars and thousands of lives. Now, in a new twist, Iraqi parliamentarians more…

Sun wakes up, spews X-flare toward Earth

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The sun's first X-flare of the year – packed with an electromagnetic pulse effect capable of damaging electrical grids and unguarded electronics – erupted Wednesday in the more…

Saudis hedging bet if Iran nuke deal fails

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1786155" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Saudi Arabia's King Salman, right, talks with Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah[/caption] WASHINGTON – Sunni Saudi Arabia, which is conducting proxy wars more…