Writings by Asl

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Why Israelis Are Worried About Donald Trump The Daily CallerMarch 24, 2016
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Murder on the Bosporus Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
Middle East Studies in the News
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What Islamic Hygienic Practices Can Teach When Coronavirus is Spreading [incl. Marion Katz, Paul Powers] The ConversationMarch 16, 2020
What are Muslim Prayer Rugs? [incl. Marion Katz] The ConversationJanuary 29, 2019
University of Texas Students Evacuated Amid Political Unrest in Egypt The Horn (student newspaper of University of Texas at Austin)July 6, 2013
Summer Abroad Group to be Evacuated from Cairo News of of the University of California, DavisJuly 3, 2013
Ousmane Kane Named Alwaleed Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School News of Harvard Divinity SchoolJuly 2, 2012
The Case Against the Israel Lobby [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The DartmouthFebruary 7, 2012
Trial on Hold in BU Professor's Stabbing Death [on Richard Antoun] The Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY)February 18, 2011
Trial to Start in Binghamton University Professor's Stabbing Death [on Richard Antoun] The Press & Sun-BulletinFebruary 17, 2011
Muslim College Zaytuna Institute Is America's First The Daily BeastAugust 18, 2010
G├╝len Movement's Contributions to Humanity Discussed in Washington [incl. John Esposito] Today's Zaman (Turkey)November 15, 2008
Disputes Leave the Middle East Center at the U. of Utah in Turmoil The Chronicle of Higher EducationJune 13, 2008
A Seeker Finds a Home [on Ingrid Mattson] The Capitol Times (Madison, WI)May 9, 2008
Alliance of Civilizations Project Inspired by Mevlana [Turkish embassy presents awards to John Esposito, Seyyed Hossein Nasr] ZamanMarch 14, 2007
JCU Opens Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies Zaman (Turkish daily newspaper)April 30, 2004
Campus Watch in the Media
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Vote Yes on MESA Bylaw Amendment: Roundtable by Elyse Semerdjian, John Chalcraft, and Asli Bali JadaliyyaFebruary 22, 2017
Daniel Pipes Visits University of Miami to Discuss Radical Islam The Miami Hurricane (University of Miami)May 4, 2009
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
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Tenure Dispute at DePaul Ends With a Settlement and Professor's Resignation [on Norman Finkelstein] The Chronicle of Higher EducationSeptember 6, 2007
Finkelstein Resigns at DePaul U., After Deal Forestalls Threats to Defy University [on Norman Finkelstein] The Chronicle of Higher EducationSeptember 5, 2007
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
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As a British Muslim, I want our daughters to learn that sexuality is to be enjoyed, not endured TelegraphJune 30, 2017
Perez wins bid to lead Democratic Party The HillFebruary 25, 2017
DNC boots candidate from chairmanship race for criticizing Ellison's Islamic faith The HillJanuary 31, 2017
DNC candidates defend Ellison against charge of anti-Semitism The HillJanuary 18, 2017
Trump, Clinton spar over 'Islamophobia' The HillOctober 9, 2016
Turkey accuses Germany of 'cultural racism' over EU accession remarks ReutersAugust 31, 2016
Trump proposes 'ideological screening' for immigrants The HillAugust 15, 2016
Father of slain Muslim soldier to Trump: 'Have you even read the Constitution?' The HillJuly 28, 2016
Dem lawmakers rally Muslims against Trump The HillJuly 28, 2016
Muslim American leads GOP convention audience in prayer The HillJuly 19, 2016
Adviser: Trump will draw back Muslim ban The HillJune 28, 2016
Sanders: Don't blame Islam for Orlando shooting The HillJune 14, 2016
Trump claims credit for Clinton's use of 'radical Islamism' The HillJune 13, 2016
Trump camp quietly courts Muslims The HillMay 22, 2016
SC exit poll: 75 percent agree with Trump's Muslim ban The HillFebruary 20, 2016
Carson softens Muslim remarks The HillSeptember 22, 2015
Carson doubles down on no Muslims in the White House The HillSeptember 20, 2015
You May Now Kiss the Computer Screen New York TimesMarch 5, 2013
How Muslims Created Islamophobia Huffington PostJanuary 8, 2013
To hijab or not to hijab - a Muslim businesswoman's view GuardianDecember 10, 2012
Turkey slams France for promoting hate speech with genocide initiative Today's ZamanAugust 27, 2012
BBC apologizes through A.A Anadolu AgencyAugust 25, 2011
Muslim activist in Minnesota struggles as one-man counter against lure of terrorism Washington PostJuly 8, 2011
Europe's Muslims Get to be the Continent's New Jews Miller-McCuneDecember 12, 2010
Is Islam 'Worse' Than Any Other Religion? Miller-McCuneDecember 3, 2010
Book exposes Islamists' agenda in West The Hamilton SpectatorMay 15, 2008
Muslims, don't shun multiculturalism The Hamilton SpectatorMay 1, 2008
One legal system best for all Canadians The Hamilton SpectatorFebruary 21, 2008
Why are we divisive in multiculturalism? The Hamilton SpectatorFebruary 7, 2008
Open debate in Muslim communities needed The Hamilton SpectatorDecember 13, 2007