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 31, 2018|Mitchell BardAmerican Spectator
The University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center and Department of English organized a panel of seven academics to discuss Professor Amy Kaplan's "Our American Israel: The Story of An Entangled Alliance."
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?
December 18, 2017|Cinnamon StillwellThe Algemeiner
[Text differs slights from the Algemeiner's.] Hackneyed predictions that the Middle East will "go up in flames" following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital—and subsequent plans to move the U.S. embassy—have yet to
November 08, 2017|Mitchell BardThe Algemeiner
While much attention is devoted to the politicization of Middle East studies on college campuses, biased perspectives on Western values, Israel, Islam and terrorism are also infiltrating K-12 education. The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East...
October 27, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner
[Text differs from the Algemeiner's.] Last month former PLO spokesman Rashid Khalidi, now Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, renewed his PLO bona fides by marking the centennial of the Balfour Declaration with the...
December 13, 2016|Cinnamon Stillwell and Michael LumishAmerican Thinker
Nowhere was the hysteria, panic, and fearmongering attending Donald Trump's win in the 2016 presidential election felt more strongly than on college campuses -- and Middle East studies academics were no exception. Rather than acknowledging that...
July 19, 2016|Philip Carl SalzmanThe Daily Caller
In the decades after WWII, anthropologists carried out ethnographic field research in the Middle East inspired by a scientific spirit to discover the cultures of the region and their dynamics. Among those who produced sound, grounded research were
July 14, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
Following Omar Mateen's massacre of forty-nine people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, professors of Middle East studies reacted predictably by blaming guns, American homophobia, Christians, Deep South bigotry – anything but Islamic terrorism.
April 01, 2016|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner
[Algemeiner's title: "Columbia University Gives Platform to Anti-Israel Blasphemy"] When protesters at a pro-Israel event at UC Davis unfurled a banner reading "1948=1492," thereby drawing a connection between Israel's founding in 1948 and...