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 11, 2018|A.J. CaschettaJNS (Jewish News Syndicate)
Why does the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) oppose the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018?
January 03, 2018|Mitchell BardThe Algemeiner
The Middle East Studies Association gave up all pretense of being a scholarly organization when it was taken over by the followers of Edward Said in the 1980s, and began propagating Orwellian interpretations of Middle East history and politics to...
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
December 04, 2017|Campus Watch
Middle East studies faculty at Georgetown University have a reputation as the most radical and intolerant in the United States. This critical survey of Georgetown University's programs and faculty of Middle East studies is intended to serve as a
August 05, 2017|A.J. CaschettaGatestone Institute
[Gatestone's title is "Anti-Semitic Academics: Where is the Outrage Against Turkey?" Text differs slightly.] In Turkey, academics are currently at the mercy of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who demands their compliance and threatens dissenters...
June 25, 2017|Cinnamon Stillwell and Michael LumishThe Algemeiner
California State University, Fresno (CSUF) is the last place that one would expect conspiracy theories about Jewish power to proliferate — because Jews make up less than one percent of Fresno's population. But leave it to the academic world to...
November 17, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellIndependent Journal Review
[Title differs from IJR's. The text below differs slightly.] Opponents of academic accountability and apologists for terrorism alike are seething with fury over a campaign by the Middle East Forum and Campus Watch to end San Francisco State...
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
October 09, 2016|Daniel PipesHistory News Network
It's only to be expected. My colleagues and I at the Middle East Forum have for over two decades criticized the decline of Middle East studies; so now, its syndicate, the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), has for the first time in 14 years...