ISIS on ropes? Not so fast, say U.S. intel experts

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2504055" align="aligncenter" width="596"] ISIS fighters (Wikimedia)[/caption] WASHINGTON – Two former U.S. intelligence officials dispute a British terror expert's belief that ISIS and its caliphate could be wiped more…

America unprepared for devastating 'Black Swan'

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Supply-chain disruptions often are the result of adverse weather, unplanned telecom outages, data breaches or even cyber hacking. However, the one "Black Swan" event that would more…

1 catastrophe could take U.S. down, expert warns

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Between the Red Cross, National Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA, all of whom respond to emergencies and disasters, America should be reasonably well-prepared for more…

ISIS will take Kabul 'within days'
of U.S. departure

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2441965" align="aligncenter" width="605"] Kabul[/caption] WASHINGTON – With world attention removed from the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan, there is mounting concern that its capital, Kabul, will fall more…