Writings by Lee Smith

Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
Weakening Washington's Middle East Influence Middle East QuarterlySummer 2011
Egypt after Mubarak Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
The ISIS/Iran Conundrum MEF WireDecember 29, 2015
America's Withdrawal from the Middle East under the Obama Doctrine MEF WireFebruary 6, 2013
Wikileaks Revelations: More Good than Bad? MEF WireDecember 28, 2010
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Qatar's State-of-the-Art Foreign Lobbying Campaign Tablet MagazineMarch 29, 2020
Setting the Record Straight on Israel [Interview with Martin Kramer] The Weekly StandardNovember 7, 2016
Meet the Iran Lobby [incl. Robert Pape and Reza Aslan] Tablet MagazineSeptember 1, 2015
The Kerr We Lost [on Malcolm Kerr, Middle East studies] Weekly StandardJune 17, 2015
An Exceptional American [on Fouad Ajami] The Weekly StandardJuly 3, 2014
Farewell to Fouad Ajami The Weekly StandardJune 25, 2014
Bargaining With the Devil [on Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett] The Weekly StandardApril 10, 2013
Juan Cole's Fictions [incl. Middle East Studies Association] The Weekly StandardJuly 11, 2011
Anti-Anti-Islamism [incl. Tariq Ramadan] The Weekly StandardNovember 13, 2010
The Apologists [incl. Tariq Ramadan] First Things MagazineAugust 1, 2010
Modernity and the Muslims [incl. Tariq Ramadan] City JournalJuly 15, 2010
Respectfully Yours [on Dalia Mogahed; incl. Tariq Ramadan] Tablet MagazineApril 7, 2010
Reading Like a Middle Easterner [incl. Flynt Leverett] Tablet MagazineMarch 10, 2010
Leverett Debates Ledeen on Iran Tablet MagazineMarch 5, 2010
Grand Bargainers Tablet: A New Read on Jewish LifeFebruary 24, 2010
The Immigrant [incl. Flynt & Hillary Leverett] The Tablet: A New Read on Jewish LifeFebruary 17, 2010
Iran's Man in Washington [Flynt & Hillary Leverett] Tablet MagazineFebruary 9, 2010
The Islamist's War Against Liberalism [on Tariq Ramadan, Paul Berman, Ian Buruma; cites Martin Kramer, Fuad Ajami, Edward Said, et al.] Michael J. Totten's Middle East JournalJuly 2, 2007
The Language Gap SlateOctober 4, 2004
Question Authority SlateJuly 1, 2004
The Gentle Jihadist American ProspectMarch 1, 2004
The Language Lesson SlateOctober 23, 2003
Reconsidering Said American ProspectSeptember 30, 2003
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
Title Publication Date
Fake News, Exposed Weekly StandardFebruary 27, 2017
Lawless TabletAugust 18, 2010