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 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.
December 15, 2015|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
The contemptible reaction of Middle East studies professors to the Charlie Hebdo and kosher market massacres in Paris earlier this year was repeated with the brutal ISIS attacks on Paris in November. The deaths of 130 people resulted not in...
December 11, 2015|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
As Islamic terrorist attacks increase in the West, so, too, does the obfuscation of Middle East studies academia. By employing the predictable tropes of poverty, alienation, workplace violence, the need for gun control, bullying, "Islamophobia," and
January 26, 2015|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
Middle East studies professors responded to the attacks by Islamic terrorists in Paris earlier this month not with rigorous, informed analysis or even unadultered sympathy for those gunned down in the offices of Charlie Hebdo and a kosher market...
October 30, 2014|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
The field of Middle East studies has a troublesome penchant for partnering with Islamist organizations. Case in point: The 2014 annual conference of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) will host an International Institute of
May 07, 2013|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
How did scholars of the Middle East and those engaged in moonlighting (non-specialists who write about the region) react to the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013? Before the smoke cleared, some were predicting that the perpetrators would be
March 28, 2012|Aymenn Jawad Al-TamimiThe American Spectator
Commenting on the recent massacre of 17 Afghan civilians that was allegedly carried out by Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, Glenn Greenwald, a leading pundit on the American political left, wrote the following: There is, quite obviously, a desperate...
August 29, 2010|Brendan GoldmanAmerican Thinker
John Esposito, director of the Saudi-funded Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, having observed that a large majority of Americans oppose an Islamic center at ground zero, could not decide...
June 28, 2010|Jared SorhaindoFrontPage Magazine
[Ed. note: title differs from publisher's.] On June 17, Georgetown University held the event "Evangelicals & Muslims: Perspectives on Mission & Partnership" at its Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. The last of...