September 16, 2015|Michael RubinCommentary Magazine
Professor Bernard Lewis and the late Professor Fouad Ajami founded the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) eight years ago after the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), long the main professional association for...
August 10, 2015|Andrew C. McCarthyNational Review Online
[NRO title: "Modern Middle East Studies vs. Scholarship"] It would be a mistake to say Middle East Studies have been corrupted. For the program's very purpose has been to serve as a corrupting agent. Specifically, it puts the essence of study — the
November 11, 2011|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced last month that Walid Phares -- a Lebanese-American Christian, adjunct professor of jihadist global strategies at the National Defense University, and former Middle East studies...
July 02, 2008|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
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...
January 16, 2008|Franck SalamehFrontPage Magazine