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 08, 2018|Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiHistory News Network
Why would the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) oppose the New York Times partnering with George Washington University to produce a public archive of thousands of Islamic State (ISIS) documents?
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.
May 07, 2018|Andrew HarrodNew English Review (The Iconoclast Blog)
George Mason University Professor Darrell Norman Burrell whitewashed Islamism and exaggerated Islam’s role in American culture.
December 21, 2017|Mitchell BardThe Algemeiner
[Text differs slightly from the Algemeiner's.] Israel studies are rarely centerstage at annual conferences of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), but when they are, one can be certain they'll be the subject of criticism. Consequently, my
November 17, 2017|Mara SchiffrenThe Algemeiner
[The title and text differs from the Algemeiner's.] According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has "abandoned democracy" and is rapidly descending into a fascist state. Robinson recently delivered this dire...
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...
February 17, 2017|Andrew HarrodJihad Watch
"Previous administrations, Republican and Democrat, very sharply resisted" the Middle East foreign policy outlook of America's new president, Donald Trump. So argued George Washington University Middle East studies professor Nathan Brown during the
January 07, 2017|Andrew E. HarrodAmerican Thinker
Two graduate students and two undergraduates recalled personally experiencing the July 15, 2016 coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government at a December 7, 2016, Georgetown University panel, before a youthful audience of
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