Robert Malley... is the son of the late Simon Malley. Simon Malley was a founder or cofounder of one of the three Egyptian Communist parties formed in Egypt about 1948. Later he took the family to France where he edited/published a Marxist propaganda paper "L'Asia & "L'Afrique" (an approximate title). Eventually Simon and his family were ousted from France as national security threats.
JStreet advisory council
March 6, 2015, National Security Adviser Susan Rice announced that Philip Gordon, Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf Region will be stepping down, and will be succeeded by Rob Malley, currently NSC Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria and the Gulf States. Dr. Malley will assume his new position on April 6, 2015. 
International Crisis Group
Robert Malley was listed as a "Fellow"? at the leftist International Crisis Group which was written up by David Horowitz's organization, www.DiscoverTheNetwork.org.
- JStreet website: Advisory Council (accessed on Oct. 26, 2009)
- [https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/03/06/statement-nsc-spokesperson-bernadette-meehan-special-assistant-president The White House Office of the Press Secretary March 06, 2015]