F. Michael Maloof is a former senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. At the Pentagon, his work included halting the diversion of militarily-critical technologies. Those cases served as an early warning to decision-makers of potential policy issues. He also provided training to border guards in the Caucasus and Central Asia. An RT national security contributor, Maloof appears regularly on RT International, RT America, RT Arabic and RT’s CrossTalk.