December 18, 2009|Brendan GoldmanFrontPage Magazine
"We overthrew a dictatorship only to go from bad to worse," said Mansour Farhang, a prominent figure in the early Islamic Republic of Iran who now serves as a professor at Bennington College. Farhang was speaking at a Columbia University...
December 17, 2009|Jonathan Schanzer and Madeleine MorgensternAmerican Thinker
The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC), a U.S. taxpayer-funded organization noted for the virulent anti-Israeli attitudes of its academic members, held a conference in October at George Washington University's Elliott School of International
December 06, 2009|Daniel PipesDaniel Pipes Blog
Richard T. Antoun, 77, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Binghamton University, was murdered in his office yesterday, stabbed four times with a 6-inch kitchen knife. This atrocity recalls that, in addition to the figurative brickbats that go...
December 06, 2009|Stephen Schwartz and Irfan al-AlawiAmerican Thinker
Who would imagine that a convert to Islam calling himself Hamza Yusuf Hanson, living in the San Francisco Bay Area and in his late '40s, would be listed as number 38 among the "Top 50 Muslims in the World" by a leading government body in Jordan...
November 15, 2009|Cinnamon StillwellThe American Thinker
In the wake of the horrific attack at the Fort Hood military base in Texas earlier this month, and the mounting evidence that the shooter, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, was motivated by Islamist beliefs, the media has turned to Middle East studies...
November 10, 2009|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
Last week, the Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) co-sponsored a seminar with the ungainly title, "Invasion Is a Structure, Not an Event: Settler Colonialism Past and Present." It was billed...
November 09, 2009|Supna ZaidiIslamist Watch Blog
It seems strange that in today's New York Times article on the Ft. Hood shooter, Army Major Nidal Hasan, Islamic Society of North America(ISNA) president Ingrid Mattson stated, "I don't understand why the Muslim-American community has to take
November 06, 2009|Michael RubinThe Corner (Blog of National Review Online)
As an addendum to my last post, since most Muslims do not read, speak, or truly understand Quranic Arabic and so simply interpret or memorize what they are taught the Quran says, it is worth keeping in mind that English renditions of the Quran are...
October 30, 2009|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
As reported last week by Campus Watch, Dalia Mogahed, appointee to President Obama's Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, executive director and senior analyst of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, and co-author, along with...
October 20, 2009|Cinnamon StillwellFrontPage Magazine
In thinking about women's rights, sharia law, or Islamic law, doesn't typically come to mind. Yet, according to a survey conducted by Dalia Mogahed, executive director and senior analyst of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and appointee to...