Writings by A.J. Caschetta

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Spain, Norway, and Ireland's Recognition of 'Palestine' Latest Chapter in Long History of Appeasement Investigative Project on TerrorismJune 9, 2024
Post 10/7 Looks a Lot Like Post 9/11, Only Worse Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 15, 2024
Countering Pro-Palestine Propaganda Part 6: Palestinian Refugees' Right of Return Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 3, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestine' Propaganda Part 5: Gaza is an Open-Air Prison Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 23, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestine' Propaganda Part 4: Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 5, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestine' Propaganda, Part 3: Israel Is an Apartheid State Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 29, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestinian' Propaganda, Part 2: Israel Is a Settler-Colonial State The Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 26, 2024
Countering 'Pro-Palestinian' Propaganda, Part 1: Resistance Is Justified When People Are Occupied Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 23, 2024
Tom Friedman's Soft Jihad Against Israel Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 11, 2024
Israel Can Trust Hamas – To Keep Its Promises Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 5, 2024
To Defeat Hamas, Emulate the Destruction of the Tamil Tigers The Investigative Project on TerrorismNovember 10, 2023
A Devil's Bargain on Campus: What Compels College Students to 'Stand in Solidarity' with Hamas? The James G. Martin Center for Academic RenewalNovember 1, 2023
Stop Calling Them 'Pro-Palestine' Rallies The Investigative Project on TerrorismOctober 31, 2023
Columbia University Professor Cheers Hamas Barbarity The Investigative Project on TerrorismOctober 10, 2023
Are 'Palestine Scholars' Really Denied Academic Freedom? The Investigative Project on TerrorismOctober 5, 2023
George Washington University Still Has an Antisemitism Problem The Investigative Project on TerrorismAugust 23, 2023
Georgetown University's Bridge Initiative Opposes Free Speech Focus on Western IslamismAugust 16, 2023
Middle East Studies Association Expelled from George Washington University Investigative Project on TerrorismJuly 24, 2023
Israeli Counterterrorism is Not 'Arbitrary' JNSJuly 16, 2023
Georgetown's John Esposito, Part 2: The Blame Israel Libel Investigative Project on TerrorismJuly 13, 2023
Georgetown's John Esposito, Part 1: A Terrorist's Best Friend Investigative Project on TerrorismJuly 11, 2023
State Dept. Report Ignores 2021 Policy Calamities, Bashes Israel The Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 6, 2023
Roger Waters: The Leni Riefenstahl of Rock and Roll JNSFebruary 7, 2023
Who Will Celebrate World Hijab Day This Year? Investigative Project on TerrorismJanuary 24, 2023
Another Reminder That White Supremacists Aren't the Only Threat to the Homeland National ReviewJanuary 8, 2023
2022 Was a Bad Year for Academia and Especially for Middle East Studies The American SpectatorJanuary 4, 2023
Why Is Blinken Hiding Report on Global Terrorist Threats? National ReviewJanuary 3, 2023
The Navel-Gazing Inanities of MESA National ReviewDecember 1, 2022
It's Too Late to Prevent an Iranian Nuke National ReviewSeptember 16, 2022
"Ben and Jerry's of Palestine" Arutz ShevaJuly 18, 2022
'No Shakespeare' without Islam? National ReviewJune 26, 2022
Nobel Prize Winner Tries to Make the Case for BDS — and Fails Spectacularly The American SpectatorApril 5, 2022
New York State Supports Hamas, Muzzles Anti-Islamist Reporter National ReviewApril 4, 2022
CAIR's Media Enablers National ReviewFebruary 11, 2022
CAIR Doubles Down on 'Illegal Surveillance' Charges National ReviewFebruary 9, 2022
Media Attack Investigative Reporter for Investigating and Reporting on CAIR National ReviewJanuary 29, 2022
The UAE's New Academic Enemies Arutz ShevaJanuary 25, 2022
Birzeit University Sure Loves Its Jihadis Arutz ShevaJanuary 18, 2022
Brown University Professor Can't Control Birzeit's Terrorists The American SpectatorDecember 26, 2021
Biden's Counterterrorism Ignores Jihadi Threats The American SpectatorDecember 3, 2021
Brown University's Anti-Zionist Fantasy World National ReviewNovember 28, 2021
Tarnishing Academe to Legitimize Jihad: Prof Appears with Terrorist Supporters The American SpectatorOctober 14, 2021
Fareed Zakaria's Bad Middle East Advice, 20 Years Later National ReviewOctober 14, 2021
A Tale of Two Drone Strikes National ReviewSeptember 21, 2021
The State Department's Failed Diplomacy in the Middle East The American SpectatorSeptember 17, 2021
The Palestinian Solidarity Statement I'd Like to See Arutz ShevaAugust 22, 2021
Confusion, Blame-Shifting, and Inaccuracy: Academia Reacts to the Fall of Afghanistan National ReviewAugust 20, 2021
The Real "Islamophobia Industry" National ReviewJuly 26, 2021
Solidarity with 'Palestine' Means Kalashnikovs for Kids National ReviewJuly 13, 2021
Academia Signs Shockingly Unoriginal Anti-Israel Petitions The American SpectatorJune 25, 2021
The Palestinian Flag Is a Symbol of Hate JNSJune 8, 2021
Brown U. Professor to Head Terrorist University The American SpectatorMay 27, 2021
What Would a 'Proportionate' Israeli Response to Hamas Attacks Really Look Like? The American SpectatorMay 23, 2021
Biden's Taylor Force Betrayal NewsweekApril 12, 2021
Does Iran Even Need Spies in Academia? The HillApril 8, 2021
Uyghurs and Palestinians: What's in a Name? NewsweekMarch 10, 2021
What if Scientists Join the BDS Movement? National ReviewFebruary 6, 2021
Cancelled Palestine Conference Promised Violent, Anti-Israel Propaganda The American SpectatorSeptember 25, 2020
History Proves John Kerry Wrong ... Again JNSSeptember 22, 2020
Palestinians Have Painted Themselves into a Corner The American SpectatorSeptember 16, 2020
Anti-Israel NYU: The Gaza of Greenwich Village The American SpectatorSeptember 10, 2020
Iran Plays the Race Card NewsweekAugust 25, 2020
Why Does the Iranian Regime Rely on Fakes? The HillAugust 7, 2020
The Islamist Takeover of George Floyd JNSJuly 26, 2020
Brown University Goes All in for Palestine The American SpectatorJuly 22, 2020
An American "Intifada"? JNSJune 7, 2020
'Happy Birthday, Hamid Algar' -- Khomeini's Favorite American Turns 80 National ReviewJune 6, 2020
Why Do Democrats Want to Save Iran's Theocracy? The HillApril 24, 2020
Is Iran on the Brink of a Coronavirus Coup? The HillApril 14, 2020
Wrong Candidates for Aid, Wrong Time The National ReviewApril 4, 2020
Lessons from London: You Can't Fix Jihad The HillFebruary 26, 2020
The Irony and Hypocrisy of World Hijab Day The National ReviewJanuary 31, 2020
Saudi Critics Should Revisit Sue Myrick's 'Wake Up America Agenda' The HillJanuary 16, 2020
Funding Lebanon is Funding Hezbollah The Jerusalem PostJanuary 13, 2020
Trump Has Ended 'Proportionate Warfare' against Iran — Will It Last? The HillJanuary 8, 2020
Mourning Soleimani, from Hollywood to the Campus The National ReviewJanuary 8, 2020
Why Are Academics Ignoring Iran's Colonialism? The National ReviewDecember 27, 2019
Iranian Protests Were Not about the Price of Gas The HillDecember 2, 2019
The Islamic Zealots Who Seized U.S. Embassy 40 Years Ago Today Weren't 'Students' The National ReviewNovember 4, 2019
Twitter Falls for the Terrorist Wing Scam The Daily WireOctober 24, 2019
Islam Needs Reformers, not Publicists The New English ReviewOctober 2019
War Isn't Over Just Because You Want It To Be Over The Daily WireSeptember 11, 2019
Middle East Scholars Blame Trump for an Iran Policy 40 Years in the Making The HillAugust 20, 2019
Encouraging Palestinians to Swim Uphill JNSAugust 5, 2019
US Saudi Arabia Policy Needs a Dose of Realpolitik The HillJuly 20, 2019
Turning Egypt's Morsi Into a Progressive Icon The New English ReviewJuly 3, 2019
MESA Demands US Welcome Palestinian Terror Apologist Hanan Ashrawi The AlgemeinerJune 16, 2019
Two More Jihadis Get Out of Jail Early The Washington ExaminerMay 22, 2019
'ISIS Bride' Hoda Muthana Was an ISIS Propagandist, Not Some Brainwashed Child The Washington ExaminerFebruary 26, 2019
Al Shabaab Jumps on the Anti-Israel, Anti-Trump Bandwagon The HillFebruary 13, 2019
In Criticizing Israel, MESA Ignores Terror Threats on Palestinians Campuses The TowerFebruary 5, 2019
While 2018 was a Good Year for Islamists, 2019 is Looking Even Better Jewish News SyndicateJanuary 11, 2019
Columbia University's Center for Palestine Studies: Ramallah on the Hudson The TowerNovember 19, 2018
Iran as a 'Crazy State' New English ReviewNovember 1, 2018
The Whitewashing of Jamal Khashoggi, Friend of Osama Bin Laden Jewish News SyndicateOctober 23, 2018
Why Are US Academics Attending a Conference Led by a Terror Supporter in Erdogan's Turkey? The TowerOctober 22, 2018
Turkey's Revolution Looks like Iran's - but in Slow Motion Gatestone InstituteOctober 10, 2018
Has the State Department Finally Given up on Its Palestinian Fantasies? Washington ExaminerSeptember 20, 2018
John Esposito: What Everyone Needs to Know The AlgemeinerAugust 15, 2018
'The Jewish Voice for Palestine': Review of Jewish Voice for Peace's 'On Anti-Semitism' The TowerJuly 5, 2018
What Pnina Peri Tells Us About Israel Studies American SpectatorJune 29, 2018
Kuwait Seizes the Palestinian Cause Jerusalem PostJune 16, 2018
MESA Opposes Anti-Semitism Awareness Act: No Surprise Jewish News SyndicateJune 11, 2018
Palestinians hoisted by their own petard Jewish News SyndicateMay 30, 2018
The Folly of Proportionate Warfare American SpectatorMay 25, 2018
New Developments in Suicide Attacks Jihad WatchMay 24, 2018
The True Commander in Tweet The HillMay 19, 2018
Any North Korea nuclear deal must involve Iran's nuclear program The HillMay 2, 2018
The Palestinians' Kite Jihad The AlgemeinerApril 24, 2018
What Will Middle East Studies Do without Alwaleed bin Talal? The Jerusalem PostMarch 21, 2018
The Saudi Arabia-Middle East Studies Love Affair Is Over New English ReviewMarch 19, 2018
A New Era at the State Department? Modern DiplomacyMarch 1, 2018
There's Nothing New About the Palestinian 'Days of Rage' The AlgemeinerDecember 24, 2017
New Evidence of the Iran Deal's Failures The Gatestone InstituteNovember 28, 2017
The Important Symbolism, but Probable Futility, of the Taylor Force Act The New English ReviewNovember 17, 2017
Why There's More and More Truck Jihad The Daily CallerNovember 3, 2017
Kathy Griffin Needs to Check Her Infidel Privilege [Satire] The Daily CallerOctober 19, 2017
Trump Dumps the UN Erasure, Slander, and Cover-up Organization The Washington ExaminerOctober 12, 2017
The State Department's Palestinian Fantasies The New English ReviewSeptember 12, 2017
Where is Western Academia's Outrage at Turkey? The Gatestone InstituteAugust 5, 2017
The Islamic State of Al-Qaeda The New English ReviewJuly 2017
Terrorism in Iran: As Ye Reap ... Jihad WatchJune 16, 2017
Jihad of the Jobless? The Jerusalem PostJune 11, 2017
CUNY's Curious Defense of Linda Sarsour The New English ReviewJune 1, 2017
Trump Can Break the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse The Gatestone InstituteMay 22, 2017
Israel's New Rules The Daily CallerMarch 17, 2017
An End to the Grievance-Based Counterterrorism Approach The Jerusalem PostMarch 13, 2017
Fake Anti-Muslim Backlash Independent Journal ReviewMarch 9, 2017
The Lessons of Omar Abdel Rahman The HillMarch 9, 2017
Is Judith Butler the New Edward Said? American ThinkerJanuary 14, 2017
The Real Obama Legacy The Daily CallerJanuary 5, 2017
Jimmy Carter's Lifelong Pursuit of a Palestinian State American ThinkerDecember 30, 2016
The MLA vs. Israel The Daily CallerDecember 29, 2016
Israeli Fires and Irish Skirmishers The New English ReviewDecember 14, 2016
The UN's Palestine Language The Gatestone InstituteNovember 30, 2016
Erdogan's Academics: Middle East Studies Scholars Shill for a Tyrant The Daily CallerOctober 28, 2016
It is Time to Break up the Quartet The Jerusalem PostOctober 4, 2016
Massoud Day, September 9 The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 6, 2016
Rebranding the Iran Ransom Payment as 'Leverage' Independent Journal ReviewSeptember 5, 2016
Turkey Blames American Scholar for Coup Attempt The Daily CallerAugust 30, 2016
Freelance Jihad The Washington ExaminerAugust 11, 2016
The Peril in Paroling Jihadists The HillAugust 3, 2016
Flaws in the 'Lone Wolf' Analysis New English ReviewAugust 2016
Department of Homeland Security Targeting the Wrong Enemy The Gatestone InstituteJuly 26, 2016
Munich Shooting Exposes Media Double Standard Jihad WatchJuly 23, 2016
French Lesson: Guns not Critical To Jihadi Violence The Daily CallerJuly 15, 2016
Why Jihadists Kill 'Gays' Jihad WatchJune 18, 2016
Negotiating with the Taliban, Again The Washington ExaminerJune 14, 2016
In Search of Iranian Moderates The Gatestone InstituteJune 8, 2016
Dhimmi Nation PJ MediaJune 3, 2016
Backdoor BDS The Jerusalem PostMay 25, 2016
Humor, Counter-terrorism, and ISIS The Sun-SentinelMay 20, 2016
Ben Rhodes and the Fiction behind the Iran Nuclear Deal The Gatestone InstituteMay 10, 2016
Stop Asking 'Why Do They Hate Us?' The Daily CallerApril 11, 2016
The UN is a Plastic Owl The New English ReviewApril 2016
Cuba and Obama's 'Axis of Evil' The Gatestone InstituteMarch 21, 2016
Killing ISIS with Kindness Independent Journal ReviewMarch 3, 2016
Trump's Saddam Nostalgia The Daily CallerFebruary 29, 2016
Syracuse University Professor Exposes Anti-Semitic Foundations of BDS American ThinkerFebruary 25, 2016
Counterterrorism? Obama Administration Uses Honor System to Vet Immigrants Independent Journal ReviewFebruary 3, 2016
Obama's Syria Diplomacy is Doomed to Fail The HillJanuary 22, 2016
The 'Radicalization' Fraud The Sun-SentinelJanuary 21, 2016
Will 2016 Be the Year of Abbas Diplomacy? Jihad WatchJanuary 6, 2016
Democrats Don't Know ISIS The Washington ExaminerDecember 28, 2015
Muslims in America: The Backlash Industry The Daily CallerDecember 17, 2015
Caliphate Accompli Jihad WatchNovember 29, 2015
Laundering Iran's Nukes The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 9, 2015
Jonathan Judaken's Hollow Cry of 'McCarthyism' Inside Higher EdJuly 2, 2015
Are Muslims the New Jews? Jihad WatchMay 8, 2015
Let's Unfriend ISIS The Rochester Democrat and ChronicleFebruary 25, 2015
Interrogating Muslim Masculinities? Jihad WatchNovember 4, 2014
Oprah Winfrey's unmerited honor Democrat & ChronicleDecember 7, 2013
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
How to Write a Jihadist's Biography, or Not Middle East QuarterlySpring 2023
Wasting Time on "Palestine" Studies Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
The Terrorist "Wing" Scam Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
Does Islam Have a Role in Suicide Bombings? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2015
The Taliban's Enablers Middle East QuarterlyFall 2013
Writing the bin Laden Story Middle East QuarterlySummer 2013
Title Publication Date
Biopolitics of the More-Than-Human: Forensic Ecologies of Violence Middle East QuarterlySummer 2021
Islam in America: Exploring the Issues Middle East QuarterlySpring 2021
The Tragedy of Islam: Admissions of a Muslim Imam Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2020
Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2020
Words Are Weapons: Inside ISIS's Rhetoric of Terror Middle East QuarterlyFall 2018
Hacking ISIS: How to Destroy the Cyber Jihad Middle East QuarterlySpring 2018
Engineers of Jihad: The Curious Connection between Violent Extremism and Education Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2018
Talking through the Door: An Anthology of Contemporary Middle Eastern American Writing Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2015
Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs Middle East QuarterlySummer 2014
Reading Orientalism: Said and the Unsaid Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
New Turkes: Dramatizing Islam and the Ottomans in Early Modern England Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Arizona State University Opens Center for Muslim Identity Politics The American SpectatorNovember 30, 2022
Zachary Lockman Ignores Inconvenient Facts About Omar Barghouti's Ties to Terrorists May 6, 2019
Why the Middle East Studies Association Should Not Defend Omar Barghouti History News NetworkMay 5, 2019
What Pnina Peri Tells Us about Israel Studies The American SpectatorJune 29, 2018
The Saudi Arabia-Middle East Studies Love Affair Is Over New English ReviewMarch 19, 2018