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?
June 15, 2017|Eric GolubThe Algemeiner
Keeping up with anti-Israel buzz words is a full-time job. UCLA's notoriously biased Center for Near East Studies recently held a conference whose title caused a double take: "The Naksa at 50: Nostalgia and Memory in the Middle East and Beyond...
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
June 06, 2014|Andrew HarrodFrontPage Magazine
N.B.: Text differs slightly from FPM's. Merely ten people, including two imams and a reporter, heard University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, professor of religious studies Carl W. Ernst deliver the "First Annual Ibrahim Abu-Rabi Lecture" on May...
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
October 05, 2012|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
In the wake of the al-Qaeda attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012, the seizure of the American embassy in Cairo, Egypt, and the ensuing anti-American protests and riots throughout the Middle East—the latter ostensibly...
March 25, 2012|Winfield MyersAmerican Thinker
[Ed. note: this essay appears at American Thinker as, "No, Hasan and Bales Are Not Equivalent."] Last week, Omid Safi, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, used his blog "What Would Muhammad Do" at 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 05, 2009|Sid ShahidPajamas Media
Last year, Islamist anger over the  mass distribution of the DVD  Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West was quite predictable. As is their modus operandi, the Islamist cry focused on victimology and attacking the messenger, while...