Writings by Jonathan Schanzer

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Juan Cole Between Madison and the Mullahs American ThinkerOctober 16, 2009
Islamic Speakers Bureau Backed By Radical Profs American ThinkerMay 31, 2009
The Professor's Paranoia Jerusalem PostApril 19, 2009
Middle East Studies on the Mend? American ThinkerJanuary 4, 2009
Meet Ingrid Mattson National Review OnlineSeptember 11, 2008
Profs Hammer Israel, Fail to Predict Palestinian War American ThinkerMarch 12, 2008
Auctioning Jerusalem Foretells Israeli PM's Demise American ThinkerNovember 13, 2007
Militant Islam's New Strongholds New York PostOctober 22, 2002
Different Means, Same End Game FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 26, 2002
A Visit Here, A Visit There - Why Did One Prompt Violence? Jewish ExponentAugust 22, 2002
Saddam's Rap Sheet New York PostAugust 20, 2002
Brent Scowcroft is Wrong: We Must Attack Saddam FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 20, 2002
Militant Islam's Burgeoning Borders FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 20, 2002
Extremists on Campus New York PostJune 25, 2002
[Is Israel] Winning by retreating? New York PostMay 22, 2002
At War With Whom? DoublethinkSpring 2002
[An Israeli] Withdrawal Won't Work Wall Street JournalApril 15, 2002
Is America Winning? New York PostApril 8, 2002
Avnery and Post-Zionism on Tour Santa Monica Observer WeeklyApril 8, 2002
Debating the Middle East Crisis The HillApril 3, 2002
Why We Were Surprised By 9/11 Blueprint MagazineApril 2002
In Matters of Counterterror, Israel and Egypt are Peas in a Pod Jewish ExponentMarch 14, 2002
Attack U.S. and Win Aid New York PostJanuary 28, 2002
Denial: A River in Egypt New York PostJanuary 14, 2002
On to Baghdad?: Yes - The Risks Are Overrated New York PostDecember 3, 2001
Breeding Ground: Fundamentalists Pervert Teaching of Islam Investor's Business DailySeptember 24, 2001
Egypt's Peace Wisconsin Jewish ChronicleAugust 31, 2001
A Gaza-West Bank Split? Middle East Intelligence BulletinJuly/August 2001
The "Right of Return" Is Suicide for Israel Jewish ExponentFebruary 8, 2001
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
The Quiet War between Israel and Iran Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2023
Hamas as Tehran's Agent Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
Early Warnings Ignored Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
What Palestinians Are Saying Online Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
Ansar al-Islam: Back in Iraq Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Challenge of Hamas to Fatah Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
Palestinian Uprisings Compared Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Title Publication Date
Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Islamist Writings on Resistance and Religion Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
Building Democracy on Sand: Israel without a Constitution Middle East QuarterlyFall 2020
Arafat and Abbas: Portraits of Leadership in a State Postponed Middle East QuarterlySummer 2020
Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History Middle East QuarterlySummer 2019
Hamas: The Islamic Resistance Movement. Middle East QuarterlySummer 2014
The Politics of Change in Palestine: State-Building and Non-Violent Resistance Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Gaza: Morality, Law and Politics Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Hamas in Politics: Democracy, Religion, Violence Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
United in Hate: The Left's Romance with Tyranny and Terror Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
The Al Qaeda Reader Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Hamas: A History Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Inside Hamas: The Untold Story of the Militant Islamic Movement Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Beyond al-Qaeda. Part 1: The Global Jihadist Movement Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Beyond al-Qaeda. Part 2: The Outer Rings of the Terrorist Universe Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Tell Me Lies: Propaganda and Media Distortion in the Attack on Iraq Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
Israelis and Palestinians: Why Do They Fight? Can They Stop? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
Defending Israel: A Controversial Plan toward Peace Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
The Road to Al-Qaeda: The Story of Bin Laden's Right-Hand Man Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill Middle East QuarterlySpring 2004
The Battlefield: Algeria 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Against War with Iraq: An Anti-War Primer Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Al-Qaeda: The Terror Network that Threatens the World Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Al-Qaeda: Brotherhood of Terror Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Islam at the Crossroads: Understanding its Beliefs, History and Conflicts Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
The Talibanization of Nigeria: Sharia Law and Religious Freedom Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Syria and the Palestinians: The Clash of Nationalisms Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East: A Documentary Reader Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Middle East Politics Today: Government and Civil Society Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
1979: The Year that Shaped the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Usama bin Laden's al-Qaida: Profile of a Terrorist Network Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Makers of Contemporary Islam Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Into the Shadows: Radical Vigilantes in Khatami's Iran Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Freedom in the World: The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties, 2000-2001 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Religious Freedom in the World: A Global Report on Freedom and Persecution Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
A Portrait of Egypt: A Journey Through the World of Militant Islam Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Palestine: A Twice Promised Land?: The British, the Arabs & Zionism 1915-1920 , Vol. 1 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
The Many Faces of Islam: Perspectives on a Resurgent Civilization Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
No God but God: Egypt and the Triumph of Islam Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
Middle East Patterns: Places, People and Politics. 3rd edition Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land under Siege Middle East QuarterlySpring 2001
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
The Hamas-Fatah War & Israeli Security MEF WireNovember 3, 2008
The Iraq War: How It Was Seen in the Middle East MEF WireApril 21, 2003
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Do Gaza Flotillas Provide Material Support to Hamas? [on Rashid Khalidi] WeeklyStandard.comAugust 5, 2010
No Substitute For Sanctions [incl. Middle East and Persian studies] Jewish Policy CenterNovember 24, 2009
Is Iraq Nearly Rid of al-Qaeda? [on Juan Cole] Jewish Policy Center BlogDecember 29, 2007
Spooking Middle East Profs on Halloween: The Anti-MESA [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa] The Jewish Policy Center BlogOctober 31, 2007
War of Ideas: Jihadism Against Democracy [on Walid Phares' book, refs. Middle East studies, Juan Cole, As'ad Abu Khalil, John Esposito] The Jewish Policy CenterSeptember 7, 2007
Boston University's Terrorist Apologist Coddles Hamas, Too [on August Richard Norton and Harvard's Sara Roy] Jewish Policy Center BlogAugust 1, 2007
BU President Weak on Hezbollah Apologist [on prof. Augustus Richard Norton] Jewish Policy Center BlogJuly 30, 2007
Answering the Call of Jihad [a review of Boston U prof. Augustus Richard Norton's book on Hezbollah] The Jerusalem PostJuly 20, 2007
Professors for Terrorist Al-Arian FrontPage MagazineFebruary 24, 2003
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Jonathan Schanzer: PARC's Anti-Israel Polemics Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME)July 11, 2008
Iraq Progress vs. Academic Intransigence Jewish Policy Center BlogJanuary 17, 2008
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Rashid Khalidi Headlines Taxpayer-funded Palestinian Fest American ThinkerDecember 17, 2009
Islamic Speakers Bureau Backed By Radical Profs [incl. John Esposito, Sherman Jackson, Ingrid Mattson] The American ThinkerMay 31, 2009
The Professor's Paranoia [on Rashid Khalidi] The Jerusalem PostApril 19, 2009
Middle East Studies on the Mend? The American ThinkerJanuary 4, 2009
Meet Ingrid Mattson National Review OnlineSeptember 11, 2008
PARC's Anti-Israel Polemics [incl. Joel Beinin, Rashid Khalidi, Ian Lustick, MESA, et al.] National Review OnlineJuly 11, 2008
A Map for the Road Not Taken [rev. of Caroline B. Glick, "Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad"; incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Jerusalem PostJune 26, 2008
The Fall of Noah Feldman Jerusalem PostJune 6, 2008
Profs Hammer Israel, Fail to Predict Palestinian War [incl. Fawaz Gerges, Rashid Khalidi, Joseph Massad, et al.] The American ThinkerMarch 12, 2008
Pessimistic Predictions: The Middle East Studies Sector Continues to Deny Success in Iraq [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Fawaz Gerges, Juan Cole] National Review OnlineJanuary 16, 2008
Extremists on Campus New York PostJune 25, 2002
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
Title Publication Date
A Nasty Neologism Wall Street JournalJanuary 9, 2013