September 11, 2016|Daniel PipesHistory News Network
Christopher Bail, a rising academic star, boasts a Ph.D. from Harvard and holds the Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professorship of Sociology at Duke University. In 2015, Princeton University Press published his Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe
September 07, 2016|Middle East ForumChange.org
We, the undersigned, petition San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie Wong to take immediate action to end SFSU's memorandum of understanding (MOU) with An-Najah University in the West Bank. Described by Hamas as a "greenhouse for
August 30, 2016|A.J. CaschettaThe Daily Caller
Observers of academic trends might expect the smearing of an American scholar with unfounded charges and wild conspiracy theories to provoke an impassioned defense from all of academia. But that has not been the case with Henri J. Barkey, a...
August 23, 2016|Ayman S. IbrahimAmerican Thinker
In each horrifying operation executed by ISIS, the radical terrorist group uses every possible way to convey its Islamic identity. They make sure the world sees and hears what they believe and seek, emphasizing plainly their religious motivation.
August 02, 2016|Stephen SchwartzIndependent Journal Review
[IJR title: "A U.S. College Helped Train Another 'Weaponized' Servant for Islamist Ideology"] A "weaponized academic" trained in the U.S. has risen to become Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's "deputy undersecretary and senior advisor," yet...
July 19, 2016|Philip Carl SalzmanThe Daily Caller
In the decades after WWII, anthropologists carried out ethnographic field research in the Middle East inspired by a scientific spirit to discover the cultures of the region and their dynamics. Among those who produced sound, grounded research were
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.
July 01, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellIndependent Journal Review
[IJR title is "Why Is a San Francisco University Secretly Partnering with an Arab College that Promotes Jihad?" This edition differs slightly from IJR's.] San Francisco State University (SFSU), which has a well-deserved reputation as a breeding...
June 07, 2016|Philip Carl SalzmanThe Daily Caller
One of the core principles of modern anthropology is cultural relativism, the idea that researchers must not make value judgements about the societies they study. Anthropologists think of themselves as setting aside their biases and preferences in...
May 31, 2016|Daniel PipesIsrael Hayom
The historian Bernard Lewis celebrates his 100th birthday today. Three quotes establish his career. Martin Kramer, a former student of Lewis, sums up his teacher's accomplishments: Bernard Lewis emerged as the most influential postwar...