June 30, 2018|Winfield MyersNew English Review (The Iconoclast Blog)
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s victory in the June 24th elections marks a major advance in his years-long march toward one-man rule. So clear is his progress that even Juan Cole has become a former Erdoğan apologist.
April 27, 2017|Winfield MyersThe Daily Caller
The latest speaker to be "disinvited" from an American college is prominent feminist scholar Phyllis Chesler, whose participation in a University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, symposium on honor killing earlier this month was withdrawn days before...
February 06, 2016|Winfield MyersThe Miami Herald
[Miami Herald title is "Anti-Semitism, not Academic Content, Fuels University Boycotts"] In the aftermath of the American Studies Association's (ASA) December 2013 vote to support the boycott/divestment/sanctions (BDS) movement against Israeli
July 23, 2015|Winfield MyersFrontPage Magazine
Less than one week after the slaughter in Chattanooga, Tennessee of four U.S. Marines and one sailor by Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a Kuwaiti-born Islamist who grew up in suburban Chattanooga, a pattern has emerged in Middle East studies scholars'
June 22, 2015|Winfield MyersFrontPage Magazine
He came with conceptions, but he made a voyage of discovery. And so he caught truths, deeper and more durable truths about himself and about us all. (The Traveler's Luck) So wrote Fouad Ajami, who died one year ago today, about Joseph Conrad, whose
March 25, 2015|Winfield MyersAmerican Thinker
[AT title: "As ISIS Destroys Ancient Artifacts, Academic Apologist Blames the West for its Desecration of History"] Elliott Colla, associate professor of Arabic studies at Georgetown University, has joined the herd of Middle East studies...
December 09, 2014|Winfield MyersChronicle of Higher Education (Letter to the Editor)
To the Editor: An otherwise balanced article, "Middle East Studies Association Fights a Rising Tide of Critics" mischaracterizes Campus Watch's mission (The Chronicle, November 21). Describing a panel convened at the annual meeting of the Middle East
November 23, 2014|Winfield MyersAmerican Thinker
[Ed. note: American Thinker title is "The Historiography of Victimhood."] Had the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign not nixed Steven Salaita's appointment as professor of American Indian studies after his extended string of vituperative, vulgar
November 14, 2014|Winfield MyersThe Chronicle of Higher Education (Letters to the Editor)
In "The Israel Boycott Is Working—to Prevent Peace" (The Chronicle Review, October 20, 2014), Michael Zakim of Tel Aviv University smears Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum that critiques Middle East studies with an aim to improving...
December 03, 2013|Winfield MyersAmerican Thinker
[N.B.: This version differs slightly from the American Thinker text.] Munir Akash,* a Syrian-born former visiting professor in the department of world languages and cultural studies at Suffolk University in Boston, claimed in a recent Arabic-language