Islamists pick launch pad for attack on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A ruthless al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militant group is settling into Lebanon and is building a stronghold there so that it can launch attacks into Israel and parts more…

Smoking gun: Saudis
running jihadists in Syria

by F. Michael Maloof -- [jwplayer tgSTVOzy] WASHINGTON – A captured member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims that the ISIL and other Islamic militant groups in Syria not more…

Did U.S. dodge lone-wolf attack on the grid?

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Was a sniper attack on a power station's transformer in San Jose, Calif., last year a prelude to future, perhaps larger, terrorist attacks on the vulnerable more…

U.S. evaluates China's EMP threat

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – While China calls the potential use of an EMP weapon against U.S. interests its "ace," officials inside the American Defense Department have issued a statement that more…

China reveals 'ace' against U.S. military

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Members of the Chinese military are looking to use an electromagnetic pulse as part of a "one-two punch" to knock out – literally within seconds – more…

Dirty-bomb fears soar at Olympics

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – National security experts are expressing increasing alarm over the possibility Islamic militants could use a "dirty" bomb at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and more…

Al-Qaida declares war on Hezbollah

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A branch of al-Qaida has declared open warfare on Hezbollah in Lebanon. The move has prompted Hezbollah, which calls itself the Party of the Resistance, to more…

General: 'Idiotic' to taunt al-Qaida

by F. Michael Maloof -- [jwplayer f9iQi2fM] WASHINGTON – President Obama's description of al-Qaida in a recent New Yorker interview  as a "jayvee," or junior varsity, team is "idiotic," charges retired U.S. Army more…

Pentagon offers Russians anti-IED technology

by F. Michael Maloof --   WASHINGTON – The Pentagon has agreed to provide Russian security forces with counter-terrorism technology to confront the mounting threat of attack by Islamic militants on the Winter more…