Writings by Topic: Arab-Israeli debate in the U.S.

Press Releases
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Trump Administration Implements MEF Plan to Sideline UNRWA News from the Middle East ForumAugust 31, 2018
US, Israeli Lawmakers Issue Joint Declaration ahead of Trump Mideast Initiative News from the Middle East ForumNovember 16, 2017
Members of Congress, Knesset to Declare Support for Israeli Victory at Historic Meeting News from the Middle East ForumNovember 13, 2017
The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus is Launched, with Plenty of Fanfare News from the Middle East ForumApril 27, 2017
The Middle East Forum Responds to a J Street Screed News from the Middle East ForumApril 25, 2017
Announcing the "Congressional Israel Victory Caucus" News from the Middle East ForumApril 24, 2017
"Campus Watch" Lists 108 Academics Supporting Apologists for Terrorism October 21, 2002
"Campus Watch" Alters Website Format September 30, 2002
Campaign Launched to Monitor Middle East Studies September 18, 2002
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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The New York Times' Orwellian Obsession with Israel JNSJanuary 10, 2023
Israel's Critics Look to Blame New Government for Existing Palestinian Violence The Jerusalem PostDecember 4, 2022
The Navel-Gazing Inanities of MESA National ReviewDecember 1, 2022
The Palestinian Lobby Exploits U.S. Racial Divisions American ThinkerDecember 10, 2021
Americans Shifting against Israel? Check History JNSMay 26, 2021
For Israel, Biden Will Prove Worse than Bernie The Washington ExaminerMay 3, 2020
Sanders, AIPAC, and Israel BESA Center PerspectivesFebruary 26, 2020
Democrats, Experts, and Peace Plans BESA Center PerspectivesFebruary 4, 2020
A Swiss-Cheese State For Palestinians Won't Work Bloomberg OpinionFebruary 3, 2020
Preoccupation with "Occupation" Obstructs Peace BESA Center PerspectivesJanuary 5, 2020
The Delusional One-State Solution The Jerusalem PostNovember 4, 2019
Jason Greenblatt and the Inconvenient Truth of Palestinian Rejectionism The Daily WireSeptember 20, 2019
Trump's Mideast 'Deal of the Century' May Be a Raw One for Israel The Wall Street JournalJanuary 24, 2019
Academic BDS Should Be Directed Against Turkey and the Palestinians, Not Israel The AlgemeinerJanuary 15, 2019
Tectonic Shifts in Attitudes toward Israel The Washington TimesDecember 27, 2018
US Foreign Policy Establishment Still Has No Answers on Mideast Peace The AlgemeinerOctober 4, 2018
BDS Advocates Try to Split Jewish Community from Israel The AlgemeinerAugust 1, 2018
Zionists Need Not Apply to San Francisco State University? The AlgemeinerJune 8, 2018
How Harry Truman Crossed His Own State Department to Recognize Israel MosaicApril 16, 2018
Even Kushner Knows Negotiation Can't Solve the Palestinian Conflict The HillAugust 4, 2017
The Limbo of the Israel Embassy Controversy NewsdayJanuary 28, 2017
J Street's Dead End The HillJanuary 22, 2017
Advice for President-elect Trump from a Veteran Mideast Envoy (satire) The Times of IsraelJanuary 19, 2017
What is Obama's End Game on Israel? The HillDecember 31, 2016
Jimmy Carter's Lifelong Pursuit of a Palestinian State American ThinkerDecember 30, 2016
John Kerry is Dead Wrong about Israeli Settlements The Los Angeles TimesDecember 28, 2016
Jimmy Carter's House of Mirrors The HillDecember 6, 2016
The UN's Palestine Language The Gatestone InstituteNovember 30, 2016
As Trump Charts New Mideast Policy, White House Contemplates Sabotage The Miami HeraldNovember 21, 2016
Backgrounder: Recognizing Palestinian Statehood October 18, 2016
Congress Must Act to Prevent Unilateral Move to Create Palestinian State The American SpectatorSeptember 30, 2016
Obama's November Surprise The HillSeptember 26, 2016
The Palestinian Flag Flies at the DNC BreitbartJuly 25, 2016
The Left. vs. Israel The Washington TimesMay 30, 2016
Does Israel Need U.S. Jewish Support? Israel HayomApril 18, 2016
Obama and the Daylight between US and Israel The HillMarch 18, 2016
The Quaker War on Israel The Wall Street JournalNovember 5, 2015
To Win, Israel Must Attack The Jerusalem PostOctober 19, 2015
Introduction to "Nothing Abides" July 28, 2015
Interview with Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren FrontPage MagazineJuly 20, 2015
Petition Supporting Pro-Israel Professor Gaining Steam BreitbartApril 30, 2015
Will Obama Pick Another Fight with Israel? The Washington TimesApril 27, 2015
A "Nakba" Museum in Washington, DC? PJ MediaApril 24, 2015
A Palestinian State: Why Not? The Weekly StandardApril 1, 2015
Missing the Point—and Lesson—of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment PJ MediaMarch 2, 2015
The Early CIA and Its Anti-Zionist Maneuvering The Jerusalem PostFebruary 12, 2015
A Pro-Hamas Left Emerges The American InterestAugust 26, 2014
Chris Christie and the "Occupied Territories" Incident National Review OnlineApril 3, 2014
Reading the Obama Interview The Times of IsraelMarch 3, 2014
ASA: To Go From Unknown Group to Media Star, Bash Israel Israel National NewsDecember 17, 2013
When Did the Quakers Stop Being Friends? The TowerDecember 2013
A Review of Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) Scholars for Peace in the Middle EastMarch 24, 2013
Explaining Obama's Fixation with Israel National Review OnlineMarch 19, 2013
When AIPAC Went AWOL The Washington TimesMarch 4, 2013
Is J Street Winning? Foreign PolicyNovember 9, 2012
Richard Falk's Imagination Gone Wild FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 27, 2012
Gilbert Achcar's Anti-Zionism of Fools FrontPageMagazine.comNovember 10, 2011
Manzar Foroohar: The California Faculty Association's Secret Weapon FrontPageMagazine.comJune 3, 2011
Saree Makdisi's One-State Solution: A Delusive 'Just Peace' FrontPageMagazine.comJune 1, 2011
Anti-Israel Jewish Studies Arutz Sheva: Israel National NewsApril 26, 2011
'Litigating Palestine' at a Public-supported Law School American ThinkerApril 24, 2011
Professors Push Israel to Negotiate with Hamas American ThinkerFebruary 6, 2011
Joel Beinin's Love Letter to the 'New Protest Generation' FrontPageMagazine.comNovember 18, 2010
Hatem Bazian: Berkeley's Israel Boycott Advocate FrontPageMagazine.comNovember 10, 2010
Israel and Congressional Democrats National Review OnlineOctober 19, 2010
Beshara Doumani and the 'Ironies of Palestinian History' FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 18, 2010
A State of Uncertainty FrontPageMagazine.comJune 23, 2010
Target Israel FrontPageMagazine.comJune 15, 2010
Middle East Studies Profs Usurp New Roles to Censure Israel over Gaza Flotilla American ThinkerJune 13, 2010
Norton Mezvinsky's Lamentable Legacy - and His Future American ThinkerAugust 15, 2009
The Professor's Obsession FrontPageMagazine.comJune 2, 2009
Arabs, Israelis, and Underdogs FrontPageMagazine.comApril 1, 2009
The Democrats and Israel FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 20, 2009
Hamas's Academic Cheerleaders FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 20, 2009
Foreword: The Achievement of American Zionists Zionist and Patriot: The Odyssey of an American Jewish Leader2008
In Academia, Hiring Token Jews Washington TimesAugust 4, 2008
May an American Comment on Israel? Jerusalem PostJuly 28, 2008
Juan Cole's Jihad Against Israel FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 9, 2008
Profs Hammer Israel, Fail to Predict Palestinian War American ThinkerMarch 12, 2008
The Arab/Israeli Conflict Debate FrontPageMagazine.comMarch 10, 2008
Juan Cole Peddles Hamas Propaganda FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 24, 2008
What Influence Does Saudi Money Buy? Jewish ExponentJanuary 17, 2008
A New Anti-Semitism Takes Root on Campus Jewish ExponentSeptember 13, 2007
[Brandeis University President Jehuda] Reinharz, Israel and Me The Brandeis JusticeFebruary 13, 2007
Carter's Palestinian fantasy No. 242 Philadelphia Daily NewsDecember 6, 2006
CAIR's Twisted Stand on Academic Freedom FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 1, 2006
Casey, Santorum and Jerusalem Philadelphia Evening BulletinJune 14, 2006
Democrats, Republicans, and Israel New York SunMay 23, 2006
Is Campus Watch Part of a Conspiracy? [On Mearsheimer-Walt and "The Israeli Lobby"] FrontPageMagazine.comMay 12, 2006
The Jewish Canary The Claremont Institute (Writings)May 13, 2005
Soothing rhetoric - scary reality HaaretzMay 6, 2005
You Know More Than You Think FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 31, 2005
[Christian Zionism:] Israel's Best Weapon? New York PostJuly 15, 2003
Columbia Celebrates Edward Said National Review OnlineApril 15, 2003
Academia Silent on Militant Islam FrontPageMagazine.comNovember 25, 2002
The War on Campus New York PostSeptember 17, 2002
Extremists on Campus New York PostJune 25, 2002
[The New York Times' Susan] Sontag's off-key ode to Oslo Jerusalem PostAugust 1, 2001
The education of Thomas Friedman Jerusalem PostFebruary 14, 2001
The friendly Republicans Jerusalem PostFebruary 15, 2000
A view of US Jews Jerusalem PostSeptember 28, 1999
As Mideast Peace Falters, Whom do Americans Blame? New York PostOctober 2, 1997
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
Americans' Shifting Views on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Middle East QuarterlyFall 2021
Revisiting the U.S. Role in Three Middle East Crises Middle East QuarterlySummer 2018
The End of Evangelical Support for Israel? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2014
My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book Middle East QuarterlySpring 2007
How Important Is the Israel Lobby? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
The Council on Foreign Relations Does the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
MESA Culpa Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Words, Words, Words Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1994
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Boycott!: The Academy and Justice for Palestine Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
Transforming America's Israel Lobby Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
For the Love of Zion Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Invisible Enemy: Israel, Politics, Media, and American Culture Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Stealth PACs: Lobbying Congress for Control of US Middle East Policy Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Knesset Israel Victory Caucus MEF WireNovember 8, 2017
Criticizing Israel, Outside of Israel NPR: On the MediaJune 4, 2010
America's Flawed Ideas in the Middle East MEF WireOctober 29, 2007
MEF in the Media
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The Genesis of the Trump Plan Lies in the Israeli Left | An Interview with Efraim Inbar Fathom JournalFebruary 2020
The Policy Shaper The Jewish JournalJuly 31, 2019
The Intrepid Duo: Pipes, Father and Son The Gatestone InstituteMay 20, 2019
Daniel Pipes: Achieving Peace Through Israeli Victory FrontPage MagazineJanuary 2, 2018
Israeli, American Lawmakers to Push 'Victory over Palestinians' Paradigm in US Events The Jerusalem PostNovember 9, 2017
Congressional Israel Victory Caucus (CIVC) Highlights April 27, 2017
Middle East Forum Blog
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Academics Who Fabricate: This Time, It's about Canary Mission Danielpipes.orgJuly 31, 2016
Canary Mission Website Gives Hard Left a Taste of Its Own Medicine BreitbartMay 28, 2015
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Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: Waging the Battle to Bankrupt the Jihad Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 28, 2022
Walter Russell Mead: Charting the History of the U.S.-Israel Relationship Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 21, 2022
Anne Herzberg: How the World Fuels Palestinian Irredentism Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 22, 2022
Jonathan Tobin: Assessing the Latest Round of Anti-Zionism Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 19, 2022
Jason Greenblatt: Why Trump's Middle East Diplomacy Succeeded Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 5, 2022
Jeffrey Herf: What Was Behind the Miracle of Israel's Creation? Middle East Forum WebinarMay 23, 2022
Robert Kaufman on Conservative Versus Liberal Approaches to the Middle East Middle East Forum WebinarFebruary 18, 2022
Eytan Gilboa on Trends in U.S. Public Opinion toward Israel Middle East Forum WebinarJune 18, 2021