Ex-CIA: Cyber blackout shows
what enemy could do

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – While some experts believe there was nothing malicious about the more than three-hour cyber breakdown of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, they do not more…

Putin uses church as foreign-policy tool

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin increasingly appears to be using the Russian Orthodox Church as an extension of his own foreign policy to influence countries with a more…

U.S. troops in Afghanistan 'feel abandoned'

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – ISIS is beginning to extend its influence into Afghanistan, but the Obama administration no longer is giving the country priority, and the 10,000 American troops that more…

Iran evades sanctions
to defend against EMP

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With a deadline looming on nuclear talks with Iran, Tehran has revealed it has developed a "filter" to protect against an electromagnetic pulse attack targeting key more…

Senator: Hack-attack cleanup
making colossal mess

by F. Michael Maloof -- The cyber breach at America's federal Office of Personnel Management through which the personal data of an estimated 18 million former, current – and even prospective – federal more…

Pentagon confirms ISIS 'dirty bomb' claims

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The Pentagon has confirmed to WND that the Islamic State has seized enough radioactive materials from captured Iraqi facilities to develop "dirty bombs," just as ISIS’ more…

U.S. vulnerable to North Korean nuke attack

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The U.S. anti-missile nuclear defense system established to defend against a North Korean missile attack is plagued with technical flaws that make it inadequate, a new more…