March 21, 2018|A.J. CaschettaThe Jerusalem Post
Last November, when the crown prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), arrested dozens of wealthy royals and businessmen, many were stunned to learn that his cousin Alwaleed bin Talal was among those charged with...
March 19, 2018|Ryan MauroThe Clarion Project
In 1988, an FBI source inside the Muslim Brotherhood revealed that the Islamist group’s proxies in America had a six-phase plan to “institute the Islamic Revolution in the United States.”
March 19, 2018|A.J. CaschettaNew English Review
There's a new political order taking shape in the Middle East, and it's shaking up the academic order that has dominated Middle East studies for over three decades. With Iran, Qatar, Turkey, and what's left of Assad's Syria on one...
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
January 11, 2018|Cinnamon StillwellThe Algemeiner
[Text differs slightly from the Algemeiner's.] Are "Islamophobia" and anti-Semitism comparable? Reza Zia-Ebrahimi, senior lecturer in history at King's College London, maintains that the answer is yes. Zia-Ebrahimi recently made this argument with...
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...
January 02, 2018|Andrew HarrodThe Algemeiner
"Deep trouble" in Turkey's relationships with Europe and the United States was a recurring theme in the December address of Michael Meier — representative to America and Canada for Germany's Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), or the Foundation for...
December 27, 2017|Andrew HarrodThe Algemeiner
If you haven't already, please click here to sign a petition calling for San Francisco State University (SFSU) to end its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with An-Najah University in the West Bank. If you've already signed, please share the petition
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 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