Source: ISIS opens consulate
in NATO member's capital

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1327625" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with U.S. President Obama[/caption] WASHINGTON – Amid increasing doubts about Turkey's loyalty to its NATO allies, the jihadist group more…

Source: Secret deal
could doom 160,000 to ISIS

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON, D.C. – A secret decision apparently has been made by the United States, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and even Iran to let the strategic Syrian Kurdish town of more…

SOS to Iran as U.S.-backed effort
to hold key town falters

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1308975" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Kurdish refugees flee ISIS fighters in Kobani, Syria, near the Turkish border[/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Syrian Kurds armed with small weapons and occasional more…

Pakistani terror group
swears allegiance
to ISIS

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1293855" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan declaration of allegiance to ISIS[/caption] WASHINGTON – The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan – the Taliban group that seeks the overthrow of the Pakistani government more…

Defense Dept. won't define
military's Ebola mission

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As 1,400 U.S. soldiers prepare to head to Liberia this month, critics are still wondering why President Obama is using his valuable, highly trained warfighters to more…