Writings by Stephen Schwartz

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Questions about the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council The Weekly StandardFebruary 1, 2017
Forty-seven Years of Domestic Terror against Jews and Israelis The Weekly StandardDecember 10, 2016
Turkey's Erdoğan Continues Harsh Repression of Political Opponents The Weekly StandardNovember 21, 2016
Iranian Influence Peddling in American Universities American ThinkerOctober 22, 2016
Kosovo Continues Confronting Radical Islam The Weekly StandardAugust 16, 2016
Ibrahim Kalin: Erdoğan's U.S.-Trained Enforcer Independent Journal ReviewAugust 2, 2016
No Saudi Surprises in 9/11 Commission's '28 Pages' The Huffington PostJuly 20, 2016
Saudis Announce a Turn Away from Wahhabi Cultural Vandalism The Weekly StandardJuly 19, 2016
Norway Ready to Rid Itself of Radical Mullah Krekar The Weekly StandardJanuary 11, 2016
Iran Meddles in Nigeria's Sectarian Strife The Weekly StandardDecember 23, 2015
America's Response to Islamist Terror Is Always Insufficient The Huffington PostDecember 4, 2015
Blood and Ballots in Turkey The Huffington PostOctober 26, 2015
When Jewish and Islamic Holy Days Coincide The Huffington PostSeptember 14, 2015
Blame Iran and Turkey for the Mediterranean Refugee Crisis The Weekly StandardSeptember 12, 2015
Evangelicals in the World of Islam First ThingsAugust 25, 2015
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi: 'I Say What I think' The Huffington PostJuly 8, 2015
Turkey: Hope and Fear The Huffington PostJune 23, 2015
Confronting Female Genital Mutilation in Iran The Weekly StandardJune 17, 2015
Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan The Weekly StandardJune 17, 2015
Never Again? The ISIS Genocide of Yazidis The Huffington PostJune 10, 2015
Iran's Kurdish Rebellion The Huffington PostMay 22, 2015
BDS vs. Israel: The True "Islamophobia" The Weekly StandardMay 19, 2015
Malice in Dallas The Huffington PostMay 5, 2015
Saudi King Salman Shuffles the Deck The Weekly StandardApril 30, 2015
Don't Believe the Hype about Zaytuna College The American ThinkerApril 29, 2015
In Kosovo, U.S.-Funded Study Gets Response to ISIS Wrong The Weekly StandardApril 20, 2015
Zakir Naik: A Saudi-backed Radical Islamic Televangelist The Huffington PostMarch 27, 2015
Iranian Propagandists in Kosovo The Weekly StandardMarch 19, 2015
What Obama Can Learn about Radical Islam from New Saudi King The Weekly StandardMarch 5, 2015
The Left and Islam Apologetics First ThingsFebruary 11, 2015
Sorting Out the Saudi Succession The Weekly StandardFebruary 3, 2015
Mideast Despots among Recipients of U.S. Cultural Preservation Funds The Weekly StandardFebruary 2, 2015
Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran The Weekly StandardJanuary 20, 2015
Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin The Huffington PostDecember 19, 2014
'Islamophobia' in the Bay Area? American ThinkerAugust 13, 2013
M. Shahid Alam: Northeastern University's Historical Hoaxer American ThinkerNovember 17, 2012
Harvard's Middle East Outreach Center: Propaganda for Teachers American ThinkerFebruary 5, 2012
John L. Esposito: Apologist for Wahhabi Islam American ThinkerSeptember 18, 2011
Berkeley-CAIR Islamophobia Report: 'No There, There' American ThinkerJuly 17, 2011
Georgetown and the Islamist Money Changers American ThinkerJune 24, 2011
Moosa and the Madrassas American ThinkerMay 22, 2011
Radical Islam at UC Berkeley Law American ThinkerMay 8, 2011
'Litigating Palestine' at a Public-supported Law School American ThinkerApril 24, 2011
Ingrid Mattson: No Longer Leading ISNA, but Still Advancing Radical Islam American ThinkerFebruary 20, 2011
'Zaytuna College' and Its Continuing Media Circus American ThinkerSeptember 28, 2010
John Esposito, Islamophobia, and the Ground Zero Mosque American ThinkerAugust 3, 2010
Islamist Gülen Movement Runs U.S. Charter Schools American ThinkerMarch 29, 2010
Tariq Ramadan Repudiated American ThinkerAugust 28, 2009
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
American Crescent [incl. Akbar Ahmed and John Esposito] Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Scientific Training and Radical Islam Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
The Arab Betrayal of Balkan Islam Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Title Publication Date
Western Imaginings: The Intellectual Contest to Define Wahhabism Middle East QuarterlySpring 2019
Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
Shi'i Islam: An Introduction Middle East QuarterlyFall 2015
Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2015
Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty Middle East QuarterlySummer 2014
Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
We Are All Moors: Ending Centuries of Crusades against Muslims and Other Minorities Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
The Left in Iran: 1905-1940 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2011
The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
Muslim Communities of Grace: The Sufi Brotherhoods in Islamic Religious Life Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
The Mind of Jihad Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Political Islam, World Politics, and Europe: Democratic Politics and Euro-Islam versus Global Jihad Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Muslims in Catalonia: The Challenge of Integration and Religious Freedom: Musulmans a Catalunya: El repte de l'integració i la llibertat religiosa Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
American Crescent: A Muslim Cleric on the Power of His Faith, the Struggle against Prejudice, and the Future of Islam in America Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
My Year Inside Radical Islam: A Memoir Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Situating Islam: The Past and Future of an Academic Discipline Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
The Crescent and the Eagle: Ottoman Rule, Islam, and the Albanians, 1874-1913 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Islamic Liberation Theology: Resisting the Empire Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
American Islam: The Struggle for the Soul of a Religion Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Holiest Wars: Islamic Mahdis, Their Jihads, and Osama bin Laden Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Battle for Saudi Arabia: Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Wahhabi Islam: From Revival to Global Jihad Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2005
The Paradoxical Kingdom: Saudi Arabia and the Momentum of Reform Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
Unlocking the Middle East: The Writings of Richard Falk Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Jews, Turks, and Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth through the Twentieth Century Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Saudi Arabia and the Rise of the Wahhabi Threat MEF WireFebruary 27, 2003
Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
The New York Times and the Incoherence of Tariq Ramadan Folks MagazineOctober 3, 2012
Erdogan, Qaradawi, Ramadan, Hamas, and Obama The Weekly StandardJune 3, 2010
Obama Administration Welcomes Tariq Ramadan to D.C. The Weekly StandardApril 29, 2010
CAIR Attacks American Educational Book Series The Weekly StandardMarch 24, 2010
Identifying Muslim Radicals [incl. Richard Antoun] The Weekly Standard OnlineDecember 9, 2009
Fort Hood: The Saudi Camel in the Room [incl. Ingrid Mattson] Hudson New York (Hudson Institute)November 25, 2009
What Do Muslims Want? [on Dalia Mogahed; incl. John Esposito] The Weekly StandardOctober 20, 2009
Tariq Ramadan Redux: Visas For Extremists Hudson Institute (New York)August 3, 2009
The Ghosts of Geneva [incl. Tariq Ramadan] The Weekly StandardApril 29, 2009
CAIR vs. the NYPD [incl. Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy] The Weekly StandardApril 11, 2008
Intifada High [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser] TCS DailyAugust 22, 2007
Brandeis' Self-Hate [on Natana DeLong-Bas] The New York PostJanuary 5, 2007
A Terrorist Professor at Brandeis New York PostFebruary 6, 2006
Why the Tariq Ramadan Controversy Matters Tech Central StationSeptember 16, 2004
Albanian Muslims: Islamist Target FrontPage MagazineOctober 11, 2002
Treason of the Academics FrontPage MagazineJuly 22, 2002
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
Hartford Seminary's Shameful Ties to Syria's Dictator Connecticut Jewish LedgerApril 24, 2012
Rashid Ghannoushi: John Esposito's Islamist in Tunis Right Side NewsDecember 11, 2011
Moosa and the Madrassas Right Side NewsMay 22, 2011
John Esposito, Islamophobia, and the Ground Zero Mosque Assyrian International News Agency (AINA)August 3, 2010
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Ibrahim Kalin: Erdoğan's U.S.-Trained Enforcer Independent Journal ReviewAugust 2, 2016
The Iran Lobby Buys a Friendly Face for Despotism American ThinkerMarch 10, 2013
Northeastern University's Islamists American ThinkerOctober 14, 2012
Letter: Stephen Schwartz Responds Jewish LedgerMay 9, 2012
Hartford Seminary's Shameful Ties to Syria's Dictator American ThinkerApril 15, 2012
John Louis Esposito for the Defense (of an Alleged, Would-be Terrorist) American ThinkerFebruary 17, 2012
Rashid Ghannoushi: John Esposito's Islamist in Tunis American ThinkerDecember 11, 2011
Model Middle East Indoctrination American ThinkerJanuary 31, 2010
America's First Islamic College? American ThinkerDecember 6, 2009
Tariq Ramadan Repudiated The American ThinkerAugust 28, 2009
Reinharz's Problem with Radical Islam [on Jehuda Reinharz of Brandeis] The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)September 11, 2007
Politicizing Archaeology in the Holy Land: The Revisionism of Barnard College's Nadia Abu El-Haj Family Security MattersMarch 21, 2007
Natana DeLong-Bas: American Professor, Wahhabi Apologist Real Clear PoliticsJanuary 19, 2007
Articles by Islamist Watch
Title Publication Date
Niqab, the Pseudo-Islamic Face-Veil American SpectatorDecember 3, 2009
Nonviolent Islamism in the News
Title Publication Date
'Islamophobia' in the Bay Area? American ThinkerAugust 13, 2013
Northeastern University's Islamists American ThinkerOctober 14, 2012
Kosovo Bans Islamic Headscarf and Religious Instruction in Public Schools Weekly StandardSeptember 7, 2011
From Sweden to Macedonia: Radical Islam Continues Probing Europe Weekly StandardDecember 14, 2010
Islam in Europe Destroyed by Radicalism? Weekly StandardOctober 11, 2010
A Muslim case against the mosque New York PostAugust 3, 2010
A Mosque Grows Near Brooklyn Weekly StandardJuly 26, 2010
Obama's Islamic Envoy: Obama Is America's "Educator-in-Chief on Islam" Weekly StandardJune 24, 2010
Kosovo Says No to the Headscarf in Public Schools Weekly StandardApril 14, 2010
It Can Happen Here Weekly StandardDecember 28, 2009
Identifying Muslim Radicals Weekly StandardDecember 9, 2009
America's First Islamic College? American ThinkerDecember 7, 2009
What Johnny Needs to Learn about Islam Weekly StandardDecember 7, 2009
Fort Hood: The Saudi Camel in the Room Hudson NYNovember 25, 2009
Take a look at Hasan's old mosque New York PostNovember 7, 2009
Tariq Ramadan Repudiated American ThinkerAugust 28, 2009
Shariah: Tutoring the Times TCS DailyNovember 25, 2008
Multiculturalism Run Amok Weekly StandardJuly 9, 2008
Our survey shows British Muslims don't want sharia SpectatorJuly 9, 2008
CAIR vs. the NYPD The Weekly StandardApril 11, 2008