December 10, 2018|Andrew HarrodAmerican Spectator
In a November 27 address at Georgetown University, University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole discussed his new book, "Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires."
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.
February 22, 2018|Andrew HarrodThe Algemeiner
[The Algemeiner's title is "Extreme Academic Voices Oppose Trump's Iran Policy, and More."] President Donald Trump is a "fascist who ... might even lead us into a new war" with Iran, raged University of California-Riverside professor Reza Aslan in
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
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
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...
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
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