May 20, 2011|Janet DoerflingerFrontPage Magazine
How well did Middle East studies professors at American universities interpret the Egyptian uprising, particularly the risk of the Muslim Brotherhood gaining power? Among fifteen prominent professors who commented publicly on the uprising before and
February 06, 2011|Janet DoerflingerAmerican Thinker
Prominent Middle East studies professors argue that Israel should conduct negotiations with Hamas, a U.S. State Department-designated terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip. Thus, they demand that Israel -- a sovereign state -- negotiate
May 09, 2010|Janet DoerflingerAmerican Thinker
[Ed. note: this article appears at American Thinker under the title, "Embracing Iran."] Flynt Leverett and his wife Hillary Mann Leverett, both former officials of the National Security Council, are prominent advocates for appeasing Iran, a case they
January 12, 2010|Janet DoerflingerAmerican Thinker
In his recent book, Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus, Yale political scientist Andrew F. March argues that fears of an inherent conflict between Western and Islamic political norms are overblown. If true, this...