Writings by Topic: South Asia

Press Releases
Title Publication Date
MEF Exposes How Western Islamists Support the Taliban News from the Middle East ForumFebruary 28, 2024
The 10 Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2019 January 10, 2020
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Islamist Blasphemy Brigades March on the U.K. Focus on Western IslamismApril 18, 2024
USAID Investigating Funding of Islamist Organization after Years of MEF Exposés Focus on Western IslamismMarch 19, 2024
Islamist Fury at U.K. Hizb ut-Tahrir Ban Focus on Western IslamismMarch 15, 2024
Do Not Make Light of Pakistan's Attack on Iran Arutz ShevaJanuary 26, 2024
Yet Another Radical Bangladeshi Preacher Embarks on a U.K. Tour Focus on Western IslamismDecember 27, 2023
NYC Mayor Eric Adams Panders to Pakistani Political Cult Focus on Western IslamismDecember 19, 2023
To Defeat Hamas, Emulate the Destruction of the Tamil Tigers The Investigative Project on TerrorismNovember 10, 2023
The Turkish Regime's Jamaati Stooges Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 14, 2023
Israel Hypes India-Saudi-EU Trade Corridor, but It's a Bit Player in US-China Bout The Times of IsraelSeptember 13, 2023
Prominent UK Islamists Pay Homage to Taliban in Afghanistan, Face Condemnation from Fellow Muslims August 28, 2023
Islamists in France and UK Call for Murder of FWI Contributor Focus on Western IslamismAugust 19, 2023
America's New Export: Islamism The Sunday Guardian (India)June 25, 2023
Why Did UK Open Its Doors to Bangladesh's Most Dangerous Islamist? Focus on Western IslamismJune 23, 2023
Tehran Exports Genocidal Antisemitism to Afghanistan The Jerusalem PostApril 29, 2023
Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan Courts Pakistani Terror Ambassador Focus on Western IslamismApril 20, 2023
Breaking News: Greek Police Arrest Two in Imminent Iranian-Coordinated Terrorist Plot The Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 28, 2023
State Dept. Report Ignores 2021 Policy Calamities, Bashes Israel The Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 6, 2023
Obit: Kamal El-Helbawy, Spread Islamism in the West Focus on Western IslamismMarch 2, 2023
MEF Investigation Reveals: Los Angeles Police Infiltrated by Pakistani Regime Loyalists Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 14, 2023
Canadian Islamists Celebrate Prospect of Tax-Deductible Funds Going to Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 9, 2023
Congressman Challenges USAID on Funding Jihadist-Tied Charity; MEF Uncovered Ties Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 1, 2023
Key Factors Behind the Improvement in Israel-India Relations in Recent Years The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and SecurityJanuary 9, 2023
Tehran Unites Turkish Al-Qaeda and Taliban in Istanbul Nordic MonitorJanuary 4, 2023
Tijuana's Mosque and the Open Road to California Center for Immigration StudiesNovember 30, 2022
The Burgeoning Israel-India Strategic Alliance The Jerusalem PostNovember 25, 2022
Turkey: A NATO Ally? Gatestone InstituteOctober 28, 2022
Turkish-Pakistanti Cyber Army Targets U.S. Nordic MonitorOctober 24, 2022
The Rise of the Islamic Economy, Part II: Defining the Islamic Economy Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 20, 2022
Iran and Turkey Join Dictators' Club; Gulf States to Follow? The Jerusalem PostSeptember 11, 2022
Erdoğan's Personal Lawyer Vouched for al-Qaeda Leader Killed by the U.S. Nordic MonitorAugust 11, 2022
Western Islamists Denounce Killing of Zawahiri Focus on Western IslamismAugust 3, 2022
Does Killing Jihadist Leaders Matter? PJ MediaAugust 3, 2022
The Killing of Zawahiri: Twenty Years Too Late The Jerusalem PostAugust 2, 2022
New Illinois College to Train Hardline Imams Focus on Western IslamismJuly 30, 2022
Can Israel and the UAE Help Contain China and Russia? The Wall Street JournalJuly 29, 2022
The Israel-India-UAE-US Relationship Is Now a Strategic Fact The Jerusalem PostJuly 14, 2022
More Muslims Need to Stand Up to Islamists The Toronto SunJune 8, 2022
For UN, A Single Mosque Attack Outweighs Countless Church Massacres Gatestone InstituteMay 30, 2022
Tackling Islamic Supremacy The Toronto SunMay 18, 2022
Non-Western US Allies on Ukraine: It's a Problem, but not Our Problem JNSMay 11, 2022
How Can New Saudi-Turkey Ties Impact the Middle East? The Jerusalem PostMay 1, 2022
Ilhan Omar Singlehandedly Raises Pakistan-India Tensions Focus on Western IslamismApril 25, 2022
Three U.S. Reps call on Garland to Investigate Pakistani Ambassador Focus on Western IslamismMarch 9, 2022
Turkey's Pro-Pakistan Propaganda Machine FirstPostFebruary 19, 2022
A Death Sentence in Pakistan for WhatsApp Blasphemy The Toronto SunJanuary 26, 2022
The Qatari Hand in Fueling Islamist Terrorism in India The Sunday GuardianDecember 13, 2021
Don't let the Taliban Whisperers Gaslight America The DispatchNovember 23, 2021
A Terror Supporter Goes to Washington National ReviewNovember 15, 2021
A Tale of Two Drone Strikes National ReviewSeptember 21, 2021
Erdogan's Plans for the Future of Afghanistan The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 6, 2021
The Pakistani Angle on the Taliban Victory The Jerusalem PostAugust 26, 2021
Limits on Afghan Refugees Mean Little Given Our Open Southern Border The Center for Immigration StudiesAugust 19, 2021
Afghanistan's Winners: Qatar, Russia, China, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran The Jerusalem PostAugust 16, 2021
Pakistan's Terror-Connected Islamist Network in Houston Revealed FirstpostJune 4, 2021
Turkey's Paramilitary SADAT Teamed Up with Convicted Felon in the US to Act against India Nordic MonitorFebruary 11, 2021
Turkey, Pakistan: Inside the Ankara-Islamabad Axis The Jerusalem PostFebruary 11, 2021
Chicago's Indian American Muslim Council Doth Protest Too Much The Sunday GuardianJanuary 30, 2021
U.S. Multimedia Company Peddles Jihadist-Friendly Kashmir Narrative The Sunday GuardianJanuary 23, 2021
A New Regional Alliance Spans from Greece to India, via Israel NewsweekNovember 27, 2020
Israel's American Enemies Now Target India The PrintOctober 29, 2020
Time to Shut Down "Muslim Aid" FirstpostAugust 26, 2020
'We are all Hamas': Increasing Collaboration between Foes of India and Israel FirstpostAugust 16, 2020
'Steele Dossier' Law Firm Peddles Misinformation for Jamaat-e-Islami Linked Charity The Sunday GuardianJune 27, 2020
An Emergent Nexus in the Islamic World The Jerusalem PostMay 27, 2020
Stand With Kashmir Linked to Violent Islamists and Terrorists The Print (India)May 26, 2020
Why Bangladeshi Migrants Illegally Entering the U.S. Pose a Security Risk MediumMarch 24, 2020
Islamists Find an Excuse to Run Rampant in India The Toronto SunJanuary 15, 2020
India's Islamist Nemesis in America ThePrintDecember 10, 2019
When Foreign and Domestic Radicals Collide, Congress Takes Notice The Washington ExaminerNovember 21, 2019
Three Islamist Rulers Starting a New TV Channel The Jerusalem PostOctober 1, 2019
U.S.-Mexico Busts of Bangladeshi Smugglers South of the Border The Center for Immigration StudiesSeptember 12, 2019
Pakistan Flirts with a Strong Israel HaaretzSeptember 7, 2019
India Should Beware of American Islamism Daily OMay 10, 2019
A South Asian Threat in America Morning ConsultMarch 7, 2019
Iran and India Slam Pakistan for 'Sheltering Terrorists' The Jerusalem PostFebruary 16, 2019
Asia Bibi is Finally Free, but Blasphemy Laws Still Must Go Calgary SunJanuary 29, 2019
Asia Bibi's Case Reveals Islamists' True Colors The American SpectatorDecember 21, 2018
Pakistan: Death or Life for Christian "Blasphemer"? Gatestone InstituteOctober 10, 2018
The BNP Runs for Office in America The Asian AgeJuly 6, 2018
Islamic Relief Is a Cog in a Dangerous Machine The National (UAE)July 3, 2018
Honor Killing Is Not Just a Muslim Problem Tablet MagazineApril 16, 2018
Pakistan's lioness Asma Jahangir will never die Toronto SunFebruary 19, 2018
Pakistani Islamism Flourishes in America The National ReviewJanuary 24, 2018
Netanyahu in India Israel HayomJanuary 12, 2018
American Islamist Charity Openly Partners with Designated Terrorists Rabwah TimesJanuary 4, 2018
Islamic Relief Banned from Rohingya Relief Effort The Daily CallerOctober 24, 2017
Credulous Journalists Help Islamists Thrive The Daily CallerSeptember 12, 2017
A Match Made in History The American InterestJuly 17, 2017
Modi's Visit: The View from Jerusalem Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesJuly 10, 2017
Indian Prime Minister Makes Historic Visit to Jerusalem, Skips Ramallah BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 1, 2017
An Islamist Bounty on My Head The Toronto SunFebruary 22, 2017
Pakistan Threatens a Nuclear War with India The Toronto SunOctober 4, 2016
Massoud Day, September 9 The Gatestone InstituteSeptember 6, 2016
India-Mideast Relations Can Swing Either Way Hindustan TimesFebruary 24, 2016
Tashfeen Malik: From Madrassa to Jihad The Toronto SunDecember 8, 2015
Israel-India Relations Grow Stronger BESA Center PerspectivesAugust 6, 2015
Islamist "Justice" for Christian Mother in Pakistan The Gatestone InstituteJuly 26, 2015
Injustice as Usual: Malala Assassins Secretly Acquitted in Pakistan BreitbartJune 5, 2015
May God Protect the Bravest Woman I Know The Toronto SunMay 19, 2015
Gandhi, India, Pakistan and Me The Toronto SunMay 12, 2015
How India Should Fight Pakistan-Sponsored Terrorism The New Delhi TimesMarch 28, 2015
Zakir Naik: A Saudi-backed Radical Islamic Televangelist The Huffington PostMarch 27, 2015
Jihadis Seek to Cleanse Pakistan of Christians PJ MediaMarch 21, 2015
India, Pakistan on the Brink, Again The Toronto SunJanuary 6, 2015
'Honor' Killings: A New Kind of American Tragedy BreitbartJune 30, 2014
Malala, Pakistan, and Israel The AlgemeinerNovember 24, 2013
Vote for Me Or Else Gatestone InstituteSeptember 17, 2013
The Rape and Murder of Pakistan's Christian Children Investigative Project on TerrorismOctober 17, 2012
Assessing the Maldives Gatestone InstituteJuly 2, 2012
Pakistan and China: Strengthening Ties The American SpectatorOctober 4, 2011
Pakistan's Christian 'Sex-Slaves': A Case Study FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 5, 2011
Saving Pakistan From Itself Muslim World TodayAugust 14, 2009
Sixty Miles from the Capital Weekly StandardMay 11, 2009
The Mumbai Atrocities: Where is the Outrage? SFGate.comDecember 17, 2008
Still Asleep After Mumbai Jerusalem PostDecember 10, 2008
Red Mosque in Rebellion New York SunJuly 17, 2007
Salman Rushdie and British Backbone New York SunJune 26, 2007
A Million Moderate Muslims on the March New York SunMay 8, 2007
Arabian Sex Tourism FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 7, 2005
Musharraf's Historic Speech New York SunSeptember 20, 2005
[Paul H. Robinson:] U Penn Prof for Shari'a FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 26, 2004
[The Khadrs:] Canada's First Family of Terrorism New York SunMarch 16, 2004
[Pakistani Christians and] A War Against What? New York PostOctober 1, 2002
The Temple Mount's Indian counterpart Jerusalem PostJanuary 17, 2001
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
The Maturation of Indo-Israeli Ties Middle East QuarterlySpring 2013
India's Changing Role Middle East QuarterlySpring 2011
What Waziristan Means for Afghanistan Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy: "Islam and Science Have Parted Ways" Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
Dissident Watch: Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
Pakistan and Iran's Dysfunctional Relationship Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Delhi: Between Tehran and Washington Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Saudi Arabia Woos China and India Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Tablighi Jamaat: Jihad's Stealthy Legions Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2005
Israel, India, and Turkey: Triple Entente? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
The Strangely Parallel Careers of Israel and Pakistan Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
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Afghan Napoleon: The Life of Ahmad Shah Massoud Middle East QuarterlyFall 2022
India's Israel Policy Spring 2011
Afghanistan and the Troubled Future of Unconventional Warfare Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Armed Forces of Pakistan Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
The Arab-Israeli Peace Process: Lessons for India and Pakistan Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Pan-Islamism: Indian Muslims, the Ottomans and Britain (1877-1924) Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted People Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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The Challenges of Countering Islamism in the West Transformations 2023May 17, 2023
MEF in the Media
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Mark Durie: Understanding Afghanistan, Jihad, and Islam Darling Street Anglican ChurchAugust 24, 2021
Radical Islam Creates Terrorism: Daniel Pipes The Times of IndiaMarch 21, 2016
Middle East Forum Blog
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Eulogizing a Jihadist Islamist WatchSeptember 17, 2021
House Action Alert: Please Co-Sponsor the Anti-Islamist Finance Bill Islamist WatchDecember 11, 2019
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Asad Noor: Why Western Islamists Want to Murder Me Middle East Forum WebinarSeptember 8, 2023
Christopher Holton: Waging a Counter-Islamist Offensive in America Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 17, 2022
Geoffrey Cain: China's Dystopian Police State and the Uyghurs Middle East Forum WebinarJune 13, 2022
The Coming Caliphate? Bill Roggio on Why Al-Qaeda and ISIS Still Matter Middle East Forum WebinarJune 3, 2022
Robert Spencer: Are Non-Muslims Free to Criticize Islam? Middle East Forum WebinarMay 13, 2022
Sam Westrop: Ukraine's Crisis and Islamists' Responses Middle East Forum WebinarApril 11, 2022
Samir Kalra on Islamists and Hinduphobia in America Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 5, 2020
Amb. Husain Haqqani on South Asian Muslims and the American Experience Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 26, 2020
Sam Westrop on the "Sinister" Mission of Islamic Relief Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 14, 2020
Westrop and Smith: Jamaat-e-Islami More Dangerous in the U.S than Muslim Brotherhood May 4, 2020