Expert: Congress risking security
to protect privacy

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2671705" align="aligncenter" width="596"] New York City (Wikimedia Commons)[/caption] WASHINGTON – In the wake of major terrorist attacks overseas, a security expert is warning that the ability of more…

Obama overthrow of Gadhafi 'fueled ISIS rise'

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_622061" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Moammar Gadhafi[/caption] WASHINGTON – The Obama administration “snatched defeat from the jaws of victory” when it engaged in the 2011 overthrow of Libyan leader more…

Could France invoke NATO charter against ISIS?

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2642175" align="aligncenter" width="596"] NATO ministers of defense and of foreign affairs meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels 2010. (NATO photo)[/caption] WASHINGTON – The ISIS attack in Paris more…

The real reason Obama rejected Keystone

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Concern by Saudi Arabia that the United States is achieving energy independence may have been a major reason why the Obama administration rejected construction of the more…

Feds' disaster 'plan' calls for more studies

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The White House recently released a document it bills as a plan to be implemented in the event a massive electromagnetic pulse from a solar storm more…

U.S. general persuades Russians
to meet with Syrian opposition

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2613495" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely, right, met recently with Russian President Vladimir Putin's top Mideast assistant, Mikhail L. Bogdanov, at the more…

U.S. general: Iran submitting
to Russia's lead in Mideast

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2576175" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Moscow, from International Space Station (NASA)[/caption] WASHINGTON – Iran is expected to let Moscow take the lead as it plays a supporting role to more…