November 19, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe Tower
Columbia University’s Center for Palestine Studies is an Ivy League clearinghouse for PLO propaganda and the demonization of Israel. It's the PLO’s American academic wing.
October 22, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe Tower
Why did American professors of Middle East studies attend an Istanbul conference chaired by former Palestinian Islamic Jihad board member Sami Al-Arian?
June 29, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe American Spectator
American academic rot and intolerance even penetrate Ben Gurion Airport.
June 11, 2018|A.J. CaschettaJNS (Jewish News Syndicate)
Why does the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) oppose the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018?
March 21, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe Jerusalem Post
Last November, when the crown prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), arrested dozens of wealthy royals and businessmen, many were stunned to learn that his cousin Alwaleed bin Talal was among those charged with...
March 19, 2018|A.J. CaschettaNew English Review
There's a new political order taking shape in the Middle East, and it's shaking up the academic order that has dominated Middle East studies for over three decades. With Iran, Qatar, Turkey, and what's left of Assad's Syria on one...
August 05, 2017|A.J. CaschettaGatestone Institute
[Gatestone's title is "Anti-Semitic Academics: Where is the Outrage Against Turkey?" Text differs slightly.] In Turkey, academics are currently at the mercy of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who demands their compliance and threatens dissenters...
December 29, 2016|A.J. CaschettaThe Daily Caller
[The text differs slightly from the Daily Caller's.] A Middle East studies scholar once told me that only those trained in the history of the Middle East or in religious studies (like himself) are qualified to speak, write, and teach about Islamist
October 28, 2016|A.J. CaschettaThe Daily Caller
In the days after the July coup attempt against his regime, Turkey's tyrant Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused a group of scholars attending a conference in Istanbul of conspiring against him and directing the plot. After his widespread paranoid purge of
August 30, 2016|A.J. CaschettaThe Daily Caller
Observers of academic trends might expect the smearing of an American scholar with unfounded charges and wild conspiracy theories to provoke an impassioned defense from all of academia. But that has not been the case with Henri J. Barkey, a...