Source: Cinnamon Stillwell at CampusWatch.org (7-2-08)
While the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) has long dominated the field, its highly politicized leadership's inability to withstand criticism, inattention to radical Islam, and apologetic approach towards the West's foes has left many Middle East studies scholars feeling unwelcome by their umbrella professional organization.
Enter the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)....
[Ed: The text of "Truth About Islam in Academia?" follows. To read the entire interview, click here]