Writings by Martin Kramer

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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From Afghanistan to Araby National Review OnlineDecember 10, 2001
Terrorism? What Terrorism?! Wall Street JournalNovember 15, 2001
Hijacking Islam National ReviewSeptember 19, 2001
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Twin Towers and Ivory Towers, 20 Years Later Middle East QuarterlySpring 2022
Nation and Assassination in the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
Coming to Terms: Fundamentalists or Islamists? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
Policy and the Academy: An Illicit Relationship? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
MESA Culpa Middle East QuarterlySeptember 2002
MESA Culpa Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Arabic Panic Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Arabic Panic Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
The Camera and the Burqa Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Jihad 101 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Jihad 101 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Professors of Palestine Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Islam for Viewers Like You Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Professors of Palestine Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Film Reviews: Apr├Ęs la guerre Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
Don't Absolve the Great Powers Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2000
Fundamentalist Islam at Large: The Drive for Power Middle East QuarterlyJune 1996
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Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat within Islamism Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
A Vision of the Middle East: An Intellectual Biography of Albert Hourani Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Betrayal of Palestine: The Story of George Antonius Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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America's Flawed Ideas in the Middle East MEF WireOctober 29, 2007
Middle East Studies Fails in America MEF WireMarch 14, 2002
Middle East Studies in the News
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The Nazi case for Hamas [incl. Rashid Khalidi] The Times of IsraelOctober 26, 2023
The Flight from MESA Martin Kramer on the Middle EastMarch 27, 2023
To Boycott or Not to Boycott? Martin Kramer on the Middle EastMarch 15, 2023
The (Sad) State of Middle Eastern Studies Sandbox Blog (Martin Kramer on the Middle East)December 19, 2022
Israel Boycotters Convene in Denver Martin Kramer on the Middle EastDecember 1, 2022
Bernard Lewis, Between Memory and Legacy Sandbox (Martin Kramer on the Middle East)February 19, 2019
The Conflicted Legacy of Bernard Lewis Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)June 7, 2018
Bernard Lewis Rests Among the Greats JNS (Jewish News Syndicate)June 1, 2018
Bernard Lewis, 1916-2018 Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)May 20, 2018
The Jewish Ban (Arab Version) [on Bernard Lewis] Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)February 1, 2017
The Decline of Palestine Studies [on MESA, incl. Rashid Khalidi and Lila Abu-Lughod] Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)November 18, 2016
Bernard Lewis at 100: An Appreciation Commentary MagazineJune 1, 2016
The Return of Bernard Lewis Mosaic MagazineJune 1, 2016
The Original Truck People [incl. Juan Cole] Commentary MagazineAugust 31, 2015
Radicals Strap Suicide Belt on MESA Commentary MagazineFebruary 17, 2015
Barry Rubin's Improbable Journey Commentary MagazineFebruary 3, 2015
Fouad Ajami Goes to Israel [incl. Richard Falk] Mosaic MagazineJanuary 8, 2015
Boycott Fever at MESA Commentary MagazineDecember 3, 2014
Hero's Welcome for Hater of Israel at MESA [on Steven Salaita, incl. Lisa Hajjar] Commentary MagazineNovember 25, 2014
Me and My MESA Commentary MagazineNovember 23, 2014
A Smoke Screen for Palestine-Pushers [incl. MESA] Commentary MagazineNovember 3, 2014
Columbia's Slippery Boycotters CommentaryOctober 2, 2014
Columbia Boycotts Israel? [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Hamid Dabashi, Gil Anidjar, Mahmood Mamdani, Lila Abu-Lughod] Commentary MagazineAugust 27, 2014
Columbia Boycotts Israel? [incl. Lila Abu-Lughod] Commentary MagazineAugust 27, 2014
Gaza = Auschwitz [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Hamid Dabashi, Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj] MosaicAugust 26, 2014
New York Times: Soft Spot for Khalidi? Commentary MagazineFebruary 27, 2014
Boycott Me. Please. [incl. the Middle East Studies Association] Foreign PolicyDecember 20, 2013
Ian Lustick's Iron Dice Commentary MagazineSeptember 24, 2013
A Scholar's Library at Shalem College [incl. Bernard Lewis] Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)March 29, 2013
Shoddy and Inaccurate? [on Juan Cole] Sandblox (Blog)December 12, 2011
Exodus, Myth and Malpractice Sandbox (Blog)October 11, 2011
Al Qaeda Is Dead! (Again!) [on Fawaz Gerges] Sandbox (Blog)September 22, 2011
Start With Two Palestinians [incl. Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu al-Haj, Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)October 15, 2010
Obama, Israel and American Jews [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Blog of Martin Kramer)June 1, 2010
Some Day, Yale's Prince Will Come [incl. Jytte Klausen, Roy Mottahedeh, John Esposito] Sandbox (Weblog of Martin Kramer)August 21, 2009
Fear-Mongering At Yale [incl. Marcia Inhorn and Jytte Klausen] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)August 17, 2009
Obama's Middle East Map in Shreds [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)June 20, 2009
Sweeping Khalidi Under Obama's Rug Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)June 13, 2009
An Extreme Case At Columbia [on Joseph Massad] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 26, 2009
Columbia Set to Crash [on Joseph Massad] Martin Kramer's SandboxApril 23, 2009
Policy and the Academy Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 19, 2009
Too Late to Stop Massad? Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 15, 2009
Massad's Alcohol Analysis Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 14, 2009
The Hypocrisy of Massad Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 13, 2009
More Massad Mystery at Harvard Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 12, 2009
Tenure for Joseph Massad? Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)April 10, 2009
Gaza Errors (Or Lies) [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 29, 2009
Did Hamas Really Win In Gaza? [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 28, 2009
A Plan For Surrender (to Hamas) [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 16, 2009
Shrinking Gaza [on Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 12, 2009
Cole Spills Wine At Cana [on Juan Cole] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 7, 2009
ABC: Anything But Cole [on Juan Cole] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)January 7, 2009
Khalidi: Former PLO Official Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)December 3, 2008
Settlers from Brooklyn [on Rashid Khalidi] Sandbox (Web log of Martin Kramer)November 5, 2008
Khalidi of the PLO [on Rashid Khalidi] Martin Kramer's SandboxOctober 30, 2008
Khalidi and Obama: Kindred Spirits Martin Kramer's SandboxOctober 30, 2008
Ivory Towers on Sand: The Download [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Martin Kramer's SandboxOctober 23, 2008
Rashid Khalidi (Obama's pal/Pal) Martin Kramer's SandboxOctober 20, 2008
Muftis of Morningside Heights Martin Kramer's SandboxOctober 13, 2008
Are Columbia's Palestinians... Palestinian? Martin Kramer's SandboxApril 22, 2008
Dr. Esposito and the Seven-Percent Solution [on Georgetown's John Esposito] Martin Kramer's SandboxApril 9, 2008
Esposito's Predictions, Right and Wrong [on Georgetown's John Esposito] Martin Kramer's SandboxMarch 20, 2008
Confusion at Columbia [incl. Jeremy Dauber, Yinon Cohen] Sandbox BlogMarch 10, 2008
Columbia's Israelis [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Lila Abu-Lughod] Martin Kramer's SandboxFebruary 25, 2008
Gaza Buried in Flour [on Sara Roy] SandboxJanuary 28, 2008
Juan Cole Loses Head [on U of Michigan prof. Juan Cole's book "Napolean's Egypt"] MartinKramer.orgSeptember 5, 2007
Rashid Khalidi: Gaza blame-thrower [on Columbia's Edward Said Arab studies prof] MartinKramer.orgJune 16, 2007
Martin Kramer Address on the State of Middle East Studies MartinKramer.orgMay 29, 2007
The Wilson Center Held Hostage [on Haleh Esfandiari] MartinKramer.orgMay 25, 2007
New Approach to International Education; Accountability and Vindication, a posted comment by Martin Kramer [on Title VI] Inside Higher EducationMarch 28, 2007
Speaking Title VI Truth to Power MartinKramer.orgMarch 26, 2007
Enough Said [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge] CommentaryMarch 2007
Massad Mystery at Harvard MartinKramer.orgAugust 30, 2006
Take it like a man MartinKramer.orgJune 3, 2006
Khalidi file at Princeton MartinKramer.orgMay 3, 2006
Juan Cole's next book MartinKramer.orgApril 28, 2006
Inside job at Yale? MartinKramer.orgApril 26, 2006
Thank you, Senator Frist MartinKramer.orgApril 4, 2006
Ian Lustick Says So MartinKramer.orgMarch 27, 2006
Syllabuster! MartinKramer.orgMarch 6, 2006
Cole and Yale MartinKramer.orgFebruary 23, 2006
Title VI: Bring the Languages Back. MartinKramer.orgFebruary 15, 2006
Title VI: Let the games begin! MartinKramer.orgFebruary 14, 2006
Tenured and Dangerous MartinKramer.orgFebruary 12, 2006
Martyrs Get Tenure at Columbia? MartinKramer.orgFebruary 8, 2006
Polls That Hid Hamas MartinKramer.orgJanuary 28, 2006
Suffering in Silence at Columbia MartinKramer.orgJanuary 10, 2006
Squeezing Goobers in Congress MartinKramer.orgJanuary 6, 2006
Georgetown Yankees in Prince Alwaleed's court MartinKramer.orgJanuary 2, 2006
MESA: The Academic Intifada. MartinKramer.orgNovember 21, 2005
Philistine at Columbia MartinKramer.orgNovember 10, 2005
Radical Rashid MartinKramer.orgNovember 7, 2005
Unreal Rashid MartinKramer.orgNovember 7, 2005
MESA Chooses and You Can Too MartinKramer.orgOctober 3, 2005
Professor Cole, I was There First MartinKramer.orgSeptember 19, 2005
MESA jumps in Massad's trench MartinKramer.orgAugust 23, 2005
Those Other Orientalists MartinKramer.orgAugust 12, 2005
COLE-TURE Shock MartinKramer.orgAugust 9, 2005
Columbia University: The Future Of Middle Eastern Studies At Stake Jerusalem Center for Public AffairsAugust 1, 2005
Is Zionism Colonialism? The Root Lie Jerusalem Center for Public AffairsAugust 1, 2005
Inspector Cole on London Assignment MartinKramer.orgJuly 22, 2005
Your mission: Get Kramer! This entry will self-destruct... MartinKramer.orgJuly 14, 2005
Making Cole-Slaw of History MartinKramer.orgJuly 9, 2005
Juna Cole's Noble Enterprise MartinKramer.orgJune 14, 2005
Arabic Scandal at Berkeley MartinKramer.orgMay 24, 2005
Meet an Anti-Israel Agitator MartinKramer.orgMay 5, 2005
Searching for Israel in All the Wrong Places MartinKramer.orgApril 29, 2005
Joseph Massad: Orientalist! MartinKramer.orgApril 27, 2005
Massad's Bad Book MartinKramer.orgApril 19, 2005
Arab Studies in Critical Condition? MartinKramer.orgApril 7, 2005
Princeton Intercept the Palestine Football? MartinKramer.orgMarch 21, 2005
Columbia Nation-alized MartinKramer.orgMarch 18, 2005
Why Harvard Isn't Columbia MartinKramer.orgMarch 11, 2005
Sorry Joel Beinin, You Lose MartinKramer.orgMarch 9, 2005
The Day the Rabbi Rescued Rashid MartinKramer.orgFebruary 28, 2005
The rise and fall of the third rate MartinKramer.orgFebruary 27, 2005
Profs Say the Darndest Things (about Columbia) MartinKramer.orgFebruary 10, 2005
His Arabic is not free of Colecisms MartinKramer.orgFebruary 9, 2005
Saving Private Massad MartinKramer.orgJanuary 31, 2005
Columbia's Darkest Hour...So Far MartinKramer.orgJanuary 26, 2005
Juan Cole Jogs My MEMRI MartinKramer.orgNovember 25, 2004
Gullible MESAn Walked the "Arab Street." MartinKramer.orgNovember 21, 2004
Balance your syllabus, with a Kramer supplement. MartinKramer.orgSummer 2004
Title VI: A Majority for Defunding MartinKramer.orgApril 21, 2004
Boycotting Israel at NYU? MartinKramer.orgMarch 31, 2004
Title VI: Turn on the Defogger MartinKramer.orgMarch 17, 2004
Bernard Lewis and MESA's Shame MartinKramer.orgMarch 9, 2004
H.R. 3077: The Education of Alan Dershowitz MartinKramer.orgMarch 2, 2004
USA Today, Duped by Michigan Profs! MartinKramer.orgFebruary 17, 2004
How Not to Promote Israel Studies MartinKramer.orgFebruary 12, 2004
Dr. Rashid and Mr. Khalidi MartinKramer.orgJanuary 5, 2004
U. of California's Deans Don't Quite Get It MartinKramer.orgDecember 9, 2003
Yale Daily News Flunks Verbal MartinKramer.orgDecember 2, 2003
Nonsense on Title VI in the L.A. Times. MartinKramer.orgNovember 24, 2003
Title VI Fix Passes in House MartinKramer.orgOctober 30, 2003
Title VI in Congress: Not on Our Dime MartinKramer.orgOctober 14, 2003
Concealment Continues at Columbia MartinKramer.orgSeptember 8, 2003
Waiter! There's a Kramer in my syllabus! MartinKramer.orgAugust 2003
Lawrence of Academia? MartinKramer.orgJuly 17, 2003
Saudi Prince on Academic Shopping Spree MartinKramer.orgJuly 9, 2003
"Outreach" Outrage at Georgetown MartinKramer.orgJuly 2, 2003
Edward Said, Malcolm Kerr, and Honors at AUB MartinKramer.orgJune 26, 2003
Jihad is Over! (If Noah Feldman Wants It.) MartinKramer.orgMay 19, 2003
Too Few Yalies Know Arabic? Don't Lose Sleep MartinKramer.orgMay 9, 2003
The Expulsion That Never Was MartinKramer.orgApril 25, 2003
Edward Said and Twelve Disciples at Post-Orientalist Passover MartinKramer.orgApril 16, 2003
Columbia Prof Plumbs the Shiite Mind MartinKramer.orgApril 14, 2003
Getting Iraq Right...from Miami...in Ohio MartinKramer.orgApril 11, 2003
Saudi Oil Lobby Puffs Middle East Centers MartinKramer.orgApril 8, 2003
Goldilocks Warrior at Penn MartinKramer.orgMarch 31, 2003
Baghdad, Babylon, Brandeis MartinKramer.orgMarch 27, 2003
Professorial Pundits Place Iraq Bets MartinKramer.orgMarch 24, 2003
Chicago Prof Joins Conspiracy-of-the-Month Club MartinKramer.orgMarch 18, 2003
Columbia's Troubles Bubble Up Through the Bubbly MartinKramer.orgMarch 6, 2003
Iraq: Another "Expert" Blind Spot MartinKramer.orgMarch 2, 2003
A WISE Guy at College Park MartinKramer.orgFebruary 25, 2003
Profs Duped by Sami Al-Arian MartinKramer.orgFebruary 21, 2003
Saidiana MartinKramer.orgFebruary 11, 2003
Bir Zeit-on-Hudson MartinKramer.orgFebruary 5, 2003
Rashid Redux MartinKramer.orgJanuary 29, 2003
Math Quiz at Stanford MartinKramer.orgJanuary 24, 2003
Profs Condemn Israel in Advance MartinKramer.orgDecember 20, 2002
Georgetown Blows Fuses MartinKramer.orgNovember 27, 2002
The Columbia Club of Middle Eastern Studies MartinKramer.orgNovember 5, 2002
MESA: Nothing Learned, Nothing Forgotten MartinKramer.orgOctober 2, 2002
Ask Professor Esposito MartinKramer.orgSeptember 26, 2002
Terrorism? What Terrorism?! Wall Street JournalNovember 15, 2001
Campus Watch in the Media
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Israeli Plot Against Juan Cole! MartinKramer.orgSeptember 27, 2005
Who Threatens Columbia? MartinKramer.orgApril 25, 2005
Middle East Studies: What is the Debate About? MartinKramer.orgApril 14, 2005
Arab Studies: My Critical Review MartinKramer.orgApril 7, 2005
Pompous Oxford Don Watch MartinKramer.orgJune 19, 2004
H.R.3077: The Dean's Deception MartinKramer.orgJanuary 21, 2004
365 Days of Campus Watch MartinKramer.orgSeptember 18, 2003
Congress Probes Middle Eastern Studies MartinKramer.orgJune 23, 2003
Glasnost in MESA MartinKramer.orgApril 2, 2003
"It's noon. Do you know where your UCLA professor is?" MartinKramer.orgMarch 12, 2003
Life Imitates Art at UCLA MartinKramer.orgJanuary 9, 2003
President Beinin's Farewell Address MartinKramer.orgDecember 30, 2002
Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong? PolicywatchDecember 16, 2002
The Incredible Shrinking MESA MartinKramer.orgNovember 16, 2002
Campus Watch is Ticking, Part I: Listing MartinKramer.orgOctober 17, 2002
Qui custodiet ipsos custodes? Campus Watch MartinKramer.orgSeptember 18, 2002