Articles by Middle East Forum

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
In Afghanistan, the New Year Begins with an Ignominious End The Toronto Sun December 31, 2014
In Turkey, 'Thief' is not Just a Five-Letter Word Hürriyet Daily News December 31, 2014
Erdogan's Egyptian Nightmare The Gatestone Institute December 30, 2014
Saudi Clerics Fight for the Right to Marry Children Veritas International Enterprise December 30, 2014
The Western Media and Muslim-on-Muslim Violence FrontPage Magazine December 29, 2014
Why Does Nobody Want to Play with Turkey? The Gatestone Institute December 26, 2014
Battle Lines Emerge in Israel's Election Campaign PJ Media December 26, 2014
Toward a More Perfect Turkish Language Hürriyet Daily News December 26, 2014
Islamic State Fighters are Moving Ever Closer Towards Israel The Jerusalem Post December 26, 2014
Israel's Gas Dream – The End Is Nigh Journal of Energy Security December 23, 2014
Heading for a Jew-Free Turkey The Gatestone Institute December 23, 2014
Research on the Islamic State various publications November 16 - December 15, 2014
And Then They Came for the Gulenists: 'Justice' in Turkey The Gatestone Institute December 20, 2014
How the State Department Annually Perpetuates Palestinian Misery The National Interest December 19, 2014
Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin The Huffington Post December 19, 2014
Imagine No Religion: The Western Media and Islamic Terror FrontPage Magazine December 19, 2014
Muslims Discovered Mercedes! Hürriyet Daily News December 17, 2014
Muslims Must Save Islam from Islamists The Toronto Sun December 16, 2014
Muslim 'Reformers' Are All Talk FrontPage Magazine December 16, 2014
Turkey and the EU: The Kodak-Moment The Gatestone Institute December 14, 2014
Iran and the Shia Militias Advance in Iraq The Tower December 2014
Don't Get Used to Cheap Oil Journal of Energy Security December 11, 2014
Turkey "Improves" Education The Gatestone Institute December 11, 2014
An Arab Prince Denounces Islamism The Washington Times December 10, 2014
Will Even Oman Now Face Turmoil? PJ Media December 8, 2014
Ten Ways the Mafia and Islam are Similar PJ Media December 5, 2014
A Pyrrhic Palestinian Victory in France PJ Media December 5, 2014
Turkish Textbooks and the Armenian Genocide The Armenian Weekly December 4, 2014
Death of an American 'Infidel' in Abu Dhabi Breitbart December 4, 2014
Pluralism in Turkey: A Fairy Tale The Gatestone Institute December 2, 2014
Turkey no Friend of the West The Toronto Sun December 2, 2014
The Turkish Governor's "Huge Hatred" The Gatestone Institute November 29, 2014
Erdoğan, on Women Hürriyet Daily News November 28, 2014
Is CAIR a Terror Group? National Review Online November 28, 2014
The Koran and Eternal War Veritas International Enterprise November 26, 2014
Legitimate and Illegitimate Dictators Hürriyet Daily News November 26, 2014
The Myth of 'Deradicalizing' Islamic Radicals The Toronto Sun November 25, 2014
Sunni Political Islam: Engine of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict PJ Media November 22, 2014
Mr. Davutoğlu vs. Prime Minister Davutoğlu Hürriyet Daily News November 21, 2014
Turkey's "Foreign" Citizens The Gatestone Institute November 19, 2014
Female Genital Mutilation in the West: A Creeping Crime Against Humanity Breitbart November 19, 2014
Research on the Islamic State various publications November 1-15, 2014
Murdered, Because They Were Jews The Toronto Sun November 18, 2014
"Zionist" Olive Trees in Turkey The Gatestone Institute November 16, 2014
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old Breitbart November 14, 2014
Sweden's Wishful Thinking on the Mideast The Washington Times November 13, 2014
Fear and Loathing in Jerusalem New York Daily News November 13, 2014
A Turkish Quest to "Liberate" Jerusalem The Gatestone Institute November 13, 2014
Amid Declining US Influence, China's Mideast Footprint Grows Asia Times November 10, 2014
Can Islamic State Survive without Baghdadi? BBC November 10, 2014
A Sunni Hezbollah? The Jerusalem Post November 9, 2014
Turkey's Rules for Safety The Gatestone Institute November 8, 2014
Turkey by Numbers Hürriyet Daily News November 7, 2014
Don't Tell Erdogan Jihadists Kill People The Gatestone Institute November 6, 2014
Iran-Backed Shia Rebels Push Forward in Yemen PJ Media November 5, 2014
A Two-and-a-Half-Country Union Hürriyet Daily News November 5, 2014
Interrogating Muslim Masculinities? Jihad Watch November 4, 2014
The Jihadi Connection between Sinai, Gaza and Islamic State The Jerusalem Post November 1, 2014
Erdogan's Book of Defeat The Gatestone Institute October 31, 2014
Normalization between Ankara and Jerusalem? Guess Again. The Gatestone Institute October 30, 2014
A Heartbroken Turk Belly-Dancing to Persian Santouri Hürriyet Daily News October 29, 2014
Time for Canada to Take on the Jihadist Agenda The Toronto Sun October 28, 2014
Turkey: No Longer a "Rock Star" on Arab Street The Gatestone Institute October 27, 2014
Terrorism Defies Definition The Washington Times October 24, 2014
As the World Turns: Will the West Prevail? World Affairs September/October 2014
How Turkish Enchantment Fails to Enchant Hürriyet Daily News October 22, 2014
Islamic State Recruits Loose in Toronto The Toronto Sun October 22, 2014
Will Mahmoud Abbas Reject Israeli Protection? The Gatestone Institute October 20, 2014
Does Kerry Think that 18 Million Muslim Refugees Are Irrelevant to ISIS? PJ Media October 20, 2014
Turkey's Love Affair with Hamas The Gatestone Institute October 19, 2014
Iran Remains the Threat in the Middle East BESA Center Perspectives October 19, 2014
The Shia-Sunni war Reaches Lebanon The Jerusalem Post October 17, 2014
ISIS Justifies Its Yazidi Slaves National Review Online October 16, 2014
Turkey's Boomerang War in Syria The Gatestone Institute October 16, 2014
Muhammad and Islam's Sex Slaves FrontPage Magazine October 16, 2014
Did Someone Say 'Conquest'? Hürriyet Daily News October 15, 2014
Why Europe Is Irrational About Israel PJ Media October 14, 2014
Ed Milband and the Palestine-Firster Beast inside Labour Breitbart October 13, 2014
How Turkey Went Bad The Weekly Standard October 13, 2014
Did ISIS Use Chemical Weapons Against the Kurds in Kobani? Middle East Review of International Affairs October 12, 2014
Peace in the Time of Curfews Hürriyet Daily News October 10, 2014
Red-Green Sweden Recognizes Palestine as 'State' PJ Media October 10, 2014
ISIS: Can the West Win Without a Ground Game? The Tower October 2014
Kurds Abandoned by Liberals, NDP The Toronto Sun October 8, 2014
André Carson, Islamist Choice for the House of Representatives National Review Online October 7, 2014
Western Fear of Angering Turkey Leaves Besieged Kurdish Town at Mercy of Islamic State The Jerusalem Post October 7, 2014
Who Does Turkey Support? The Gatestone Institute October 7, 2014
Ben Affleck: Portrait of Islam's Clueless Apologetics PJ Media October 6, 2014
Hunger Growls in Egypt The Washington Times October 6, 2014
The Few Brave Men of Turkey The Gatestone Institute October 4, 2014
Is the "Islamic State" a Good Thing? FrontPage Magazine October 2, 2014
Turkey? Antisemitic? Who, Me? The Gatestone Institute October 1, 2014
Jihadi Islam: A Response to John Azumah Fulcrum September 30, 2014
Why State Dept. Defends UNRWA's Artificial "Refugee" Designations The Gatestone Institute September 30, 2014
Interview: Ibn Warraq on the Judeo-Christian Sources of the Koran Breitbart September 29, 2014
The Defense of Kobani The Jerusalem Post September 27, 2014
The Wrong Path to Heaven Hürriyet Daily News September 26, 2014
Muslims Need Truth and Love Eternity September 26, 2014
How Turkey Plans to "Combat Anti-Semitism" The Gatestone Institute September 25, 2014
Toronto Mural a Jihadi Battle Cry The Toronto Sun September 23, 2014
Erdoğan Fails to Conquer New York City National Review Online September 23, 2014
Erdoğan's Flying Carpet Unravels Asia Times September 23, 2014
Turkey: What Ally? The Gatestone Institute September 22, 2014
The World's First Christian Imams Hürriyet Daily News September 19, 2014
The Guns of August The Jerusalem Report September 17, 2014
Islamic State Atrocities: Products of 'Grievances'? FrontPage Magazine September 17, 2014
The Case for a Unified Kurdistan National Review Online September 16, 2014
War against ISIS Headed for Failure The Toronto Sun September 16, 2014
John Esposito Takes 'Islam' Out of ISIS American Thinker September 14, 2014
There's No Difference between ISIS and ISIL National Review Online September 12, 2014
At the Kurdistan Front The Weekly Standard September 12, 2014
Confusion over "Jihad" The Gatestone Institute September 11, 2014
Beheading Infidels: How Allah 'Heals the Hearts of Believers' FrontPage Magazine September 11, 2014
Hello, Kurdistan The Washington Times September 10, 2014
Turkey's New Government: Old Wine in a New Bottle The Gatestone Institute September 10, 2014
In Turkey, It is Better to be Sorry than Safe – Again Hürriyet Daily News September 10, 2014
14 Million Refugees Make the Levant Unmanageable PJ Media September 8, 2014
Complexity, Truth and the Islamic State: a Response to John Azumah and Colin Chapman September 5, 2014
Despite Setbacks, Islamic State Faces no Danger to its Existence The Jerusalem Post September 4, 2014
How to Be "A Disgrace to Humanity" in Turkey The Gatestone Institute September 4, 2014
Sorry to Remind You Once Again (but Golda Meir was Right) Hürriyet Daily News and Gatestone Institute July-August 2014
Muslims Sexually Enslaving Children: A Global Phenomenon FrontPage Magazine September 3, 2014
Erdoğan's Second Home Not in Good Shape Hürriyet Daily News September 3, 2014
Hamas was Defeated, Until the Next Time BESA Center Perspectives September 1, 2014
Brief Reviews Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Should Washington Withhold Aid to Egypt? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Israel's Challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
What Egypt's President Sisi Really Thinks Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Arab Uprisings May Doom Middle East Christians Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
Connecting the Dots The Jerusalem Post August 31, 2014
Raped and Slaughtered: Muslim Persecution of Christians, April, 2014 The Gatestone Institute August 31, 2014
The IS-Kurdish War The National Post August 30, 2014
Give the Palestinian Authority—Not the U.N.—the Money, Responsibility, and Glory The New Republic August 29, 2014
Egypt under Al-Sisi: His Toughest Challenge is his Most Challenging Opportunity Diplomatist Magazine August 2014
The Prime Foreign Minister Hürriyet Daily News August 29, 2014
Basting Turkey's New Prime Minister The Washington Times August 28, 2014
The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns FrontPage Magazine August 28, 2014
A Pro-Hamas Left Emerges The American Interest August 26, 2014
Is CAIR Lying about a Rally for Hamas? The Gatestone Institute August 22, 2014
When We Do and Do Not Like Colonialists Hürriyet Daily News August 20, 2014
From the Ashes of Iraq: Mesopotamia Rises Again The National Interest August 20, 2014
Stop Giving Money to the U.N.'s Relief Agency for Palestinians The New Republic August 18, 2014
Mosque Controversy Follows Trudeau The Toronto Sun August 13, 2014
Sherman's 300,000 and the Caliphate's Three Million Asia Times August 12, 2014
How Dissimulation about Islam is Fuelling Genocide in the Middle East Lapido Media August 12, 2014
Barbier, Beelzebuth, and Anti-Semitism: The French Socialists' Conundrum PJ Media August 11, 2014
It's Anti-Semitism, Stupid The Jerusalem Post August 11, 2014
What Is to Be Done About Gaza? BESA Center Perspectives August 10, 2014
Lessons of the War in Gaza National Review Online August 9, 2014
World Ignores Christian Exodus from Islamic World The Gatestone Institute August 6, 2014
Caliph Ibrahim's Brutal Moment The Washington Times August 5, 2014
How Church Attendance Affects American Attitudes toward Israel Israel Hayom August 5, 2014
Netanyahu's 'Long War' Doctrine PJ Media August 5, 2014
From Welfare to Warfare The American Interest August 2, 2014
Under Gaza's Shadow, Islamic State Advances The Jerusalem Post August 1, 2014
No Economic Aid to Hamas-Ruled Gaza BESA Center Perspectives July 29, 2014
How Islamic are Muslims? National Review Online July 28, 2014
Presbyterian Church USA Criticizes Israel, Ignores Christian Persecution CBN News July 27, 2014
Brief Reviews Middle East Quarterly Winter 2013
Desperately Seeking Relevance The Jerusalem Post July 24, 2014
Stop the Jew-Hatred​ and Build Palestine The Toronto Sun July 22, 2014
Palestinian Suffering Used to Demonize Israel The Jerusalem Post July 21, 2014
Mowing the Grass in Gaza BESA Center Perspectives July 20, 2014
New Islamic Caliphate Declares Jihad on … Muslims FrontPage Magazine July 18, 2014
Muslim Double Standards Abound The Toronto Sun July 15, 2014
Hamas Wants to Die PJ Media July 15, 2014
The One-State Solution Is on Our Doorstep Tablet Magazine July 14, 2014
Don't Put Terrorists on Trial National Review Online July 14, 2014
Why Does Hamas Want War? National Review Online July 11, 2014
The Fire This Time New York Daily News July 10, 2014
The Uses of Lydda Mosaic July 2014
The Myth of Palestinian Centrality BESA Center July 7, 2014
Fractured States The Jerusalem Post July 4, 2014
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's Message as Caliph Gatestone Institute July 2, 2014
'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy Breitbart June 30, 2014
Islam's 'Protestant Reformation' PJ Media June 20 and 27, 2014
Iraq Needs Unity, Not Partition The Daily Beast June 27, 2014
Sadly, There's Nothing the U.S. Can Do to Save Iraq The National Post June 27, 2014
Turmoil in Iraq Spells Trouble for Oil Markets The Wall Street Journal June 23, 2014
Kurdish Advances The Jerusalem Post June 21, 2014
Rape in Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood 'Gets Even' Human Events June 18, 2014
Turkey's Support for ISIS Islamist Terrorists The Washington Times June 17, 2014
Second Front Opens in the Sunni-Shia War PJ Media June 15, 2014
The Koran and Child Marriage June 14, 2014
An 'Islamic State' Is Born The Jerusalem Post June 12, 2014
ISIS Rampages, the Middle East Shakes National Review Online June 12, 2014
The New York Times Defends Al-Qaeda Gatestone Institute June 11, 2014
Jihadis Display 'Power of Islam' on Donkey Victims FrontPage Magazine June 10, 2014
El-Sissi Takes the Reins: 3 Big Things to Know about Egypt's New Pharaoh Fox News June 8, 2014
A Limited Disclosure Nuclear Agreement with Iran: Promise or Peril? Foreign Policy Research Institute June 2014
Sudan Mother's Case 'Tip of the Iceberg' on Islamic Persecution CBN News June 6, 2014
Dangerous and False Palestinian "Unity" BESA Center Perspectives June 5, 2014
Disaster in the Levant: the Syrian Civil War in its Fourth Year Fathom June 2, 2014
Captive in Afghanistan: Bowe Bergdahl, Yvonne Ridley, and Me Breitbart June 2, 2014
Brief Reviews Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
The Myth of Ethnic Inequality in Israel Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
Surprising Ties between Israel and the Kurds Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
The Islamist Threat to European Security Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
A Most Discreet Israeli Intervention in Syria The Jerusalem Post May 29, 2014
Palestinian Leaders Don't Want an Independent State Middle East Quarterly Summer 2014
A 1914 Novel's Prescient Vision of Londonistan The Washington Times May 28, 2014
Rahim Sabadia: Portrait of a Disgraced Defense Contractor PJ Media May 28, 2014
Islamic Fatwa: Husbands Should Abandon Wives to Rapists in Self-Interest Frontpage Magazine May 28, 2014
Syria's ISIS Crucifying Opponents, Justifying Horror with Quran Passages PJ Media May 27, 2014
Wars Within Wars The Weekly Standard May 26, 2014
Saudi Shuffle The Jerusalem Post May 22, 2014
Islam: 'Appalling and Abhorrent' in the Eyes of a Blind World? Human Events May 21, 2014
Islamism with a Human Face? The Washington Times May 20, 2014
Don't Blame the People for Iranian Intransigence The Jerusalem Post May 20, 2014
Boko Haram and the Dynamics of Denial Frontpage Magazine May 15, 2014
Nigerian 'Sex-Slaves' Disrupt Obama Narrative on Islam Human Events May 15, 2014
Olmert Isn't Alone Israel Hayom May 15, 2014
Let's Do Almost Nothing Israel Hayom May 15, 2014
A Sweet Deal for the Mullahs The National Post May 13, 2014
Islamic extremists fighting brutal war against Kurds in Syria The National Post May 11, 2014
Berkeley Prof: Terrorists Good, 'Islamophobia' Bad Frontpage Magazine May 9, 2014
Palestinian Magical Thinking PJ Media May 7, 2014
Lessons Learned from the 'Brave German Woman' CBN News May 7, 2014
Why [Israeli-Palestinian] Negotiations Collapsed The Times of Israel May 3, 2014
Waging 'war by other means' The Jerusalem Post May 1, 2014
Tony Blair on the Islamist Threat Frontpage Magazine May 1, 2014
Running Away from Statehood, Again BESA Center Perspectives April 28, 2014
How Modernity 'Radicalizes' Western Muslims FrontPage Magazine April 16, 2014
The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels CBN News April 15, 2014
Assad's Boasts The Jerusalem Post April 10, 2014
Jerusalem is Not up for Grabs BESA Center Perspectives April 10, 2014
Banned in the British Library National Review Online April 8, 2014
The Peace Process is Dead. Let it lay in Peace PJ Media April 8, 2014
Respond Firmly to Palestinian Blackmail BESA Center Perspectives April 6, 2014
Chris Christie and the "Occupied Territories" Incident National Review Online April 3, 2014
Conservatives Rally on the Streets of Paris National Review Online April 2, 2014
War Across the Borders PJ Media March 28, 2014
Sisi's Incompetent Anti-Islamist Campaign March 24, 2014
Why 'Moderate Islam' is an Oxymoron CBN News March 24, 2014
Western Ignorance of the 'Conditions of Omar' PJ Media March 22, 2014
Israel-Syria border escalation The Jerusalem Post March 21, 2014
Why the Media Doesn't Cover Jihadist Attacks on Middle East Christians The Torch Winter 2014
With Iraq on the Brink, a New Sunni Insurgency Emerges PJ Media March 20, 2014
Psychoanalysis, Islam, and Joseph Massad March 17, 2014
Shifting Mideast Sands Reveal New Alliances PJ Media March 14, 2014
The Double-Edged Sword of Jihad March 13, 2014
Not quiet on the Northern Front New York Daily News March 11, 2014
Islam's Inadvertent Patterns The Washington Times March 10, 2014
More sitcom than CENTCOM Asia Times March 10, 2014
Kurdistan Emerges The Jerusalem Post March 8, 2014
Islamic Jihad and the Doctrine of Abrogation March 6, 2014
Prejudice's Latest Victim: Islam Family Security Matters March 5, 2014
The End of the 'Wrong Side of History' PJ Media March 5, 2014
Reading the Obama Interview The Times of Israel March 3, 2014
The Rising Sex Traffic in Forced Islamic Marriage Quadrant Online March 2014
Brief Reviews Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
The End of Evangelical Support for Israel? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
Is the Turco-Iranian Friendship Real? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
Erdoğan's Looming Downfall Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
The Palestinians' Real Enemies Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
A European Boycott of Israel? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2014
Why Are Christians the World's Most Persecuted Group? February 28, 2014
The American Jewish fairness trap The Times of Israel February 27, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham's dhimmi pact for the Christians of Raqqa province Syria Comment February 26, 2014
Multiculturalism's Child Brides Quadrant Online February 26, 2014
Jihadist Gang Graffiti February 25, 2014
The Politics of the Palestinian Right of Return Forbes February 24, 2014
Holding back al-Qaeda The Jerusalem Post February 23, 2014
Lower education? Israel Hayom February 23, 2014
Kidnapped Nuns No Longer Bear the Cross World Magazine February 18, 2014
Salafi insurgency fermenting in northern Sinai The Jerusalem Post February 14, 2014
Islam's Second Crisis: The troubles to come February 13, 2014
Obama's Hollow Promises Abroad The Washington Times February 12, 2014
Anatomy of militant groups reveals Iraq's different challenges The National (UAE) February 12, 2014
Israel at a Point of No Return - In the Right Direction PJ Media February 12, 2014
The Pentagon's Bow to Islamic Extremism February 12, 2014
The Assad Regime and Jihadis: Collaborators and Allies? Syria Comment February 11, 2014
ISIS and al-Qaeda compete for supremacy in global jihad Al-Monitor February 11, 2014
The Simple Wisdom of Arab Dictators February 7, 2014
Jews in Palestine? Israel Hayom February 6, 2014
The Boycott Mirage Israel Hayom February 6, 2014
Turkish financial crisis adds to region's chaos Asia Times February 5, 2014
Exposed: The Muslim Brotherhood/Al-Qaeda Connection CBN News February 4, 2014
Al-Qaeda: Defender of Christians? PJ Media February 4, 2014
Do 'Syria,' 'Iraq' and 'Lebanon' Still Exist? The Tower February 2014
Palestine's Peace Bomb Foreign Policy January 31, 2014
Top Islamic Leader Calls on U.S. to Wage 'Jihad for Allah' January 31, 2014
Michael Oren misunderstands the obstacle to peace The Jerusalem Post January 30, 2014
The Dawn of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham Current Trends in Islamist Ideology January 27, 2014
Don't Cry for ME-Argentina Asia Times January 27, 2014
The Middle East Forum Reaches Twenty Years National Review Online January 24, 2014
The Sick Middle East The Washington Times January 24, 2014
Four big things to know about Egypt in 2014 Fox News January 24, 2014
The Syrian peace process: An exercise in futility The Jerusalem Post January 24, 2014
Comprehensive Reference Guide to Sunni Militant Groups in Iraq Jihadology January 23, 2014
Kerry Boasts of 'Pluralistic' Syria Once Assad Gone January 23, 2014
The U.S. and Christian Persecution National Review Online January 18, 2014
Iraq: Has Brotherhood Hijacked Protests? Islamist Gate January 18, 2014
The Existential Elephant in the 'Christian Persecution' Room CBN News January 17, 2014
Gen. Sisi: "Religious Discourse Greatest Challenge Facing Egypt" January 15, 2014
As Obama dithers, Egypt ramps up its nuclear options Fox News January 9, 2014
The Arab League and peace, after 68 years The Times of Israel January 9, 2014
What's worse than an Iranian bomb? An Iranian almost-bomb National Post January 8, 2014
The Jordan Valley: Israel's security belt Israel Hayom January 6, 2014
Danish Muslim Apostate Faces Hate Speech Charges January 2, 2014
Benghazi - The Signs of Al Qaeda January 2, 2014
Confidence Game: Losing American Support, the Gulf States Scramble The Tower January 2014
Bandar bin Sultan's Botched Syrian Intervention Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014
The Iraqi Shiite Challenge to Tehran's Mullahs Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014
Iraq's Lessons on Political Will Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014
Why the U.S. Failed in Iraq Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014
The Two-State Delusion Middle East Quarterly Winter 2014