Writings by Sam Westrop

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Rep. Torres Secures $1 Million for Oct. 7 Supporters Focus on Western IslamismApril 16, 2024
USAID Hands Almost $1 Million to Hamas Charity in Gaza Linked to Son of Terror Leader Ismail Haniyeh Focus on Western IslamismApril 4, 2024
Islamic Relief Partnered with Senior Hamas Officials, including Son of Terror Leader Ismail Haniyeh Focus on Western IslamismApril 4, 2024
Biden Gave $5 Million to Terror-Tied Islamists in 2023 (Still Much Less than Trump) Focus on Western IslamismMarch 26, 2024
'Uncommitted Vote' Campaign was Designed to Unify Fractious Islamists Focus on Western IslamismMarch 14, 2024
Western Islamists Work to Build the Taliban's Afghanistan into a Global Caliphate Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 22, 2024
Terror TV Station Established in Canada, Supported by U.S. and European Radicals Focus on Western IslamismJanuary 11, 2024
Yet Another Radical Bangladeshi Preacher Embarks on a U.K. Tour Focus on Western IslamismDecember 27, 2023
The U.S. Charitable Network That Subsidizes Hamas, and the Donors Behind It Focus on Western IslamismNovember 14, 2023
Western Backed Terror Charities Defend Killings Focus on Western IslamismOctober 10, 2023
Western Islamists Who Have Embraced Hamas Leaders Focus on Western IslamismOctober 9, 2023
Pro-Hamas Islamists Celebrate, and Gather in London, in the Wake of Israel Slaughter Focus on Western IslamismOctober 7, 2023
Why Has the Islamic Relief Franchise Lost the Support of Western Governments? Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 25, 2023
In New York City, Mayor Eric Adams Amplifies the Islamists Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 20, 2023
The Turkish Regime's Jamaati Stooges Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 14, 2023
New Documents Indicate Qatari Conspiracy to Hide Materials from U.S. Courts Focus on Western IslamismAugust 25, 2023
Iran's Pistachio Proxies Focus on Western IslamismAugust 17, 2023
Maryland Legislators Boast of Securing Taxpayer Funding for Hostile Turkish Regime Institution Focus on Western IslamismAugust 9, 2023
What's Next for American Islamism (And Its Opponents)? Focus on Western IslamismAugust 2, 2023
America's New Export: Islamism The Sunday Guardian (India)June 25, 2023
Federal Government Handed Almost $2 Million to Domestic Islamist Organizations in 2022 Focus on Western IslamismMay 3, 2023
American Islamism's Malaysian Prime Minister Focus on Western IslamismApril 11, 2023
Turkish Islamists Aim to Capitalize on Earthquake Devastation Focus on Western IslamismMarch 17, 2023
Obit: Kamal El-Helbawy, Spread Islamism in the West Focus on Western IslamismMarch 2, 2023
Scotland's Probable Next Leader Has an Islamist Problem Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 23, 2023
UK Organizations Fundraise for Gazan Hamas Charity Run by Killers Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 15, 2023
UK Government Report Ties Islamism to Violence; Echoes MEF Recommendations Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 10, 2023
USAID Boasts of Funding Antisemitic Charity in Gaza Linked to Designated Terrorist Organization Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 3, 2023
Irreligious Islamism: Andrew Tate's Arrest Highlights a Growing Radical Divide Focus on Western IslamismJanuary 9, 2023
Hate-Filled Islamist Clerics Gather in Toronto, Bridging Theological Divides Focus on Western IslamismDecember 20, 2022
London's Mayor Celebrates Notorious Islamist Group Focus on Western IslamismNovember 29, 2022
Western Islamists Surprisingly Ignore a Muslim Brotherhood Leader's Death Focus on Western IslamismNovember 10, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 4: The Right Inches Closer to Islamism Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 3: Islamists Throw Off Their Progressivist Shackles Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 2: The Changing Politics of American Islam Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 1: Trouble in Dearborn Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
Will San Diego County Fund CAIR's Hate-Filled Fundraising Banquet? Focus on Western IslamismOctober 20, 2022
Islamists Playing Central Role in Michigan's 'LGBTQ' Textbook Controversy Focus on Western IslamismOctober 14, 2022
The Rise of the Islamic Economy, Part III: Radicalizing the Islamic Economy Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 20, 2022
The Rise of the Islamic Economy, Part II: Defining the Islamic Economy Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 20, 2022
The Rise of the Islamic Economy, Part I: For-Profit Islam Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 20, 2022
The Decline of ISNA: When Islamists Clash Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 9, 2022
Congressional Candidates Withdraw from Event at Jihadist Mosque Focus on Western IslamismAugust 15, 2022
America's Favorite 'Moderate' Imam Embraces Radicals Focus on Western IslamismAugust 12, 2022
Western Islamists Denounce Killing of Zawahiri Focus on Western IslamismAugust 3, 2022
New Illinois College to Train Hardline Imams Focus on Western IslamismJuly 30, 2022
CAIR Polls Itself, Revealing Its Failure to Unite Muslims Focus on Western IslamismJuly 8, 2022
Congress Must End Funding of Islamist Groups Focus on Western IslamismJune 24, 2022
Federal Government Hands $5 Million to Radical Islamic Charities in 2021 Focus on Western IslamismMay 5, 2022
London Mayor's Photo-Op with Terror Apologist Focus on Western IslamismApril 20, 2022
Western Islamists Angry at Turkish Outreach to Israel Focus on Western IslamismApril 8, 2022
Qatar Subsidizes Radicalization Threat in U.S. Prisons Focus on Western IslamismMarch 29, 2022
Islamists and Neo-Nazis Flirting Focus on Western IslamismMarch 21, 2022
Are Western Islamists Open to Supporting Russia? Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 22, 2022
The Economics of American Islam Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 4, 2022
Uncovered Qatari Regime Data Reveals Funding of Hardline Islamists Across the West The European ConservativeJanuary 17, 2022
A Terror Supporter Goes to Washington National ReviewNovember 15, 2021
(Mis)Understanding American Islam ProvidenceSeptember 23, 2021
American Islamists Advocate for Lady Al-Qaeda National ReviewSeptember 13, 2021
The Mysterious Finances of One of America's Wealthiest Islamic Organizations The New English ReviewJuly 16, 2021
The Rise of the Crypto-Islamists The American SpectatorJuly 9, 2021
Pakistan's Terror-Connected Islamist Network in Houston Revealed FirstpostJune 4, 2021
Beware the Islamist Underbelly National ReviewApril 10, 2021
Senate Finance Committee: World Vision was "Borderline Negligent" The Investigative JournalFebruary 1, 2021
Trump's Curious Pro-Islamist Legacy The New English ReviewJanuary 29, 2021
Violence-Supporting Islamists Given Federal COVID Grants NewsweekDecember 7, 2020
Under the Cover of Benevolence, Islamic Relief Subsidizes Terror Israel HayomNovember 2, 2020
How Not to Fight Terrorism: The Delusions of the "Countering Violent Extremism" Industry The National ReviewSeptember 3, 2020
Time to Shut Down "Muslim Aid" FirstpostAugust 26, 2020
Why Are American Taxpayers Funding Lobbyists for Jihad? The National ReviewMay 13, 2020
Flexible Salafis: The Growing Political Power of 'Woke,' Modernist Islamism New Age IslamMay 9, 2020
Taxpayer-Funded Charity Islamic Relief Embraces Violent Anti-Semitism (Again) JNSMay 7, 2020
For Terror Charities, COVID-19 Crisis Offers Legitimacy JNSMay 1, 2020
DHS Approves $100k Grant of Taxpayers' Money to CAIR The Daily WireJanuary 17, 2020
Trump Administration Continues to Enable and Fund Troubled Islamic Organization The Daily WireDecember 11, 2019
India's Islamist Nemesis in America ThePrintDecember 10, 2019
When Foreign and Domestic Radicals Collide, Congress Takes Notice The Washington ExaminerNovember 21, 2019
Philadelphia Commission Looks the Other Way on Islamist Anti-Semitism JNSNovember 1, 2019
In the West, Shia and Sunni Islamists Often Make Common Cause Islamist WatchOctober 10, 2019
Defining 'True Islam' The American SpectatorOctober 8, 2019
British Jewish Newspaper Buckles to Hamas JNSSeptember 4, 2019
City of Champaign Appoints Anti-Jewish Extremist to Anti-Discrimination Commission The Daily WireJuly 23, 2019
New Evidence: UN Connected to World Vision Terror Finance Scandal The Daily WireJuly 12, 2019
Has the Muslim Public Affairs Council Truly Moderated? Rabwah TimesJuly 3, 2019
Qatar's American Conservative Lapdogs The Washington ExaminerJune 22, 2019
India Should Beware of American Islamism Daily OMay 10, 2019
New Research Uncovers $41 Million of U.S.-Taxpayer-Subsidized Islamism The Daily WireMay 1, 2019
CAIR Official: "i wish hitler was alive to f*** up the jewish ppl" Islamist WatchApril 17, 2019
Minnesota Lawmakers Nominate Anti-Semites to Fight Anti-Semitism Islamist WatchMarch 25, 2019
Creeping Theo-Progressivism City JournalMarch 12, 2019
A South Asian Threat in America Morning ConsultMarch 7, 2019
Islamic Relief Strikes Back (But Misses) Islamist WatchFebruary 14, 2019
Islamic Relief and Qatar Implicated in Tunisian Terror Finance Investigation Rabwah TimesFebruary 9, 2019
Islamism Flourishes in Darkness The SpectatorJanuary 11, 2019
Islamist Detained, New York Times Baffled American SpectatorNovember 27, 2018
World Vision, Come Clean - A Rebuttal November 26, 2018
Lost in Sudan The Christian PostNovember 8, 2018
It's Time to Prosecute Terror Finance Again The Daily CallerOctober 24, 2018
Bangladeshi Islamists Go to Washington American SpectatorSeptember 24, 2018
Charity and Security Network: Useful Idiots or Advocates for Hate? The American SpectatorSeptember 11, 2018
Author of Muslim Bigotry Report Is a Noted Bigot and Antisemite The AlgemeinerAugust 13, 2018
Terror Charities Reap the Benefits of Corporate Donations The American SpectatorJuly 30, 2018
Exclusive: Obama Administration Knowingly Funded a Designated Al-Qaeda Affiliate National Review OnlineJuly 25, 2018
Islamic Relief Is a Cog in a Dangerous Machine The National (UAE)July 3, 2018
Islamic Relief: Charity, Extremism & Terror June 20, 2018
Moderate Islam Falters in the Face of Silicon Valley Censorship National Review OnlineJune 18, 2018
Deobandi Cleric: Beat Your Wife, But Lightly Rabwah TimesApril 6, 2018
Pakistani Islamism Flourishes in America The National ReviewJanuary 24, 2018
American Islamist Charity Openly Partners with Designated Terrorists Rabwah TimesJanuary 4, 2018
Deobandis Meet in Virginia to Incite Violence against Persecuted Islamic Minority The Daily CallerNovember 22, 2017
The Boston Islamic Seminary Is Training the Next Generation of Extremists The AlgemeinerNovember 19, 2017
How Hurricane Irma Saved Islamic Relief's Funding – for the Moment The American SpectatorSeptember 21, 2017
American Islamists Turn to Ankara The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 21, 2017
Credulous Journalists Help Islamists Thrive The Daily CallerSeptember 12, 2017
Putting an End to Government Funding of Islamism The National ReviewAugust 24, 2017
More Calls on Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Stop Funding Hate The Daily CallerJuly 28, 2017
Silicon Valley Censorship The Gatestone InstituteJuly 26, 2017
Excuses Fail an Islamist "Charity" The Gatestone InstituteJuly 3, 2017
Are Interfaith Dialogues Being Exploited to Promote Islamist Bigotry in the West? Dunya NewsJune 7, 2017
American Islam's Most Extreme Conference The Gatestone InstituteMay 18, 2017
Calling for The Daily Show's Trevor Noah to Pull out of Toronto Event Supporting Islamist Intolerance The National PostMay 9, 2017
An Onslaught of Islamist Violence Is Europe's New Normal The Daily CallerApril 24, 2017
Once Again, CAIR Shows That Islamism and Civil Rights Don't Mix The HillApril 15, 2017
Keith Ellison Risks Legitimizing Islamic Extremists The Daily CallerFebruary 23, 2017
Countering Islamist Extremism the Right Way The National ReviewFebruary 22, 2017
How American Charities Fund Terrorism The National ReviewJanuary 12, 2017
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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American Islamism Flourishes under Trump Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2020
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Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education in Britain Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2022
Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslims, Racism, and the Domestic War on Terror Middle East QuarterlySpring 2021
The Red-Green Axis 2.0: An Existential Threat to America and the World Middle East QuarterlySpring 2020
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
The Challenges of Countering Islamism in the West Transformations 2023May 17, 2023
The Impact of Jihadi Attacks on the British Elections MEF WireJuly 5, 2017
Middle East Forum Blog
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Eulogizing a Jihadist Islamist WatchSeptember 17, 2021
NBC Hires Islamist-Linked Journalist with a History of Hate Islamist WatchOctober 5, 2020
Prominent Islamist Clerics Deem Coronavirus "Divine Punishment" Islamist WatchMarch 13, 2020
Fatuous Fanatics Islamist WatchFebruary 19, 2020
Disinformation Campaign Targets Ilhan Omar and Qatar? Islamist WatchNovember 27, 2019
ICNA Official Convicted in Connection with Terror Finance Scheme Islamist WatchSeptember 20, 2019
Tell the City of Champaign to Fire its Antisemitic Commissioner Islamist WatchSeptember 9, 2019
Prominent California Islamists Praise Imam's Call to Exterminate Jews Islamist WatchJuly 9, 2019
How CAIR Makes Political Allies: A Cautionary Tale Islamist WatchJune 13, 2019
Prominent Imam Decries 'Palestine' Obsession of U.S. Muslim Leaders Islamist WatchJune 6, 2019
Arizona Court Bestows Free Labor on Terror-Tied Charity Islamist WatchMay 3, 2019
Islamic Center of New England Gives Platform (Again) to Islamist Imam Islamist WatchDecember 12, 2017
CAIR, Georgetown Professor Denounce 'Heretical,' 'Lowlife' Muslims Islamist WatchDecember 1, 2017
The Islamic Society of Boston: From One Scandal to Another Islamist WatchNovember 17, 2017
Now Revealed: Millions of Foundation Dollars Flowing to Islamist Groups Islamist WatchNovember 8, 2017
Sex Scandal Sparks Islamist Infighting in America Islamist WatchOctober 22, 2017
CAIR Exploits a Tragedy Islamist WatchOctober 20, 2017
Islamic Relief Chairman Seems to Hate Jews and Love Jihad Islamist WatchAugust 11, 2017
Silicon Valley Subsidizes Hate March 6, 2017
Middle East Studies in the News
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The Impotent Media and the Bradley Factor [incl. Rashid Khalidi] Nouse (University of York)November 3, 2008
Campus Watch Research
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Brandeis Hires Suheil Laher, Anti-Semitic Islamist with Al-Qaeda Links PJ MediaJanuary 17, 2017
Articles by Islamist Watch
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Congressional Candidates Boycott Debate at Terror-Tied Mosque Focus on Western IslamismAugust 15, 2022
A Guide to Lawful Islamism in the United States Middle East ForumSeptember 15, 2020
American Islamism Flourishes Under Trump MEQDecember 3, 2019
Anti-Semites Exploit Anti-Semitism Letter The AlgemeinerNovember 1, 2018
CSN: Useful Idiots or Advocates for Hate? American SpectatorSeptember 11, 2018
Islamist Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
At Pakistan's Urging, American Islamists Rally Against India August 5, 2021
Beware Pakistan's Radical Barelvis September 30, 2020
Daniel Haqiqatjou: "The liberal mind has a problem with this idea of owning a person." July 10, 2020
Diaspora Islamism October 10, 2019
Arizona Court Bestows Free Labor on Terror-Tied Charity May 3, 2019
Civil Suit Alleges Anti-Semitism and Religious Discrimination at CAIR-California May 2, 2019
CAIR to Comment - April 2019 April 30, 2019
CAIR Official: "i wish hitler was alive to f*** up the jewish ppl" April 16, 2019
Catalogue of ICNA's Links to Jamaat-e-Islami March 6, 2019
Behind Every Women's March Stands a Careful Islamist January 18, 2019
Cleric Protesting Child Separation Justifies Honor Killings July 9, 2018
CAIR Exploits a Tragedy October 20, 2017
Another Anti-Jewish Hire at the Islamic Society of Boston October 5, 2017
Act Now to Block Federal Funds to Islamic Relief Worldwide Middle East ForumSeptember 7, 2017