Writings by Topic: Conspiracy theories

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Fear and Loathing at DC's 'Israel Lobby' Conference New English ReviewApril 6, 2018
Turkey Is Behaving like an Enemy Now World Affairs JournalOctober 12, 2017
The JFK Assassination's Continued Importance National Review OnlineNovember 22, 2013
Gary Sick, Discredited but Honored Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Were Conquered Christians Really Liberated Muslims? FrontPageMagazine.comApril 24, 2011
Bewitched Animals and the Muslim Media Hudson New YorkJanuary 26, 2011
Top Muslims Condemn Ground Zero Mosque as a 'Zionist Conspiracy' Pajamas MediaAugust 19, 2010
Norton Mezvinsky: Chelsea Clinton's LaRouchite Uncle American ThinkerJuly 31, 2010
Islamist Groups Push Conspiracy Theories in Homegrown Terror Cases Pajamas MediaAugust 3, 2009
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 15, 2008
Lee Harvey Oswald's Malign Legacy Jerusalem PostNovember 22, 2007
Is Campus Watch Part of a Conspiracy? [On Mearsheimer-Walt and "The Israeli Lobby"] FrontPageMagazine.comMay 12, 2006
Those Danish Cartoons and Me New York SunFebruary 21, 2006
A Conspiracy Theory Spreads Polio New York SunMay 24, 2005
[Michael Barkun on] Old Conspiracies, New Beliefs New York SunJanuary 13, 2004
Deadly Denial [of Muslim Anti-Semitism] New York PostOctober 26, 2003
The "October Surprise" Theory Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia2003
The Paterson 'Protocols' New York PostNovember 5, 2002
A Spy Myth is Born New York PostMarch 11, 2002
Denial: A River in Egypt New York PostJanuary 14, 2002
EgyptAir Probe Uncovers Anti-Americanism Wall Street JournalNovember 24, 1999
How Kosovo Plays in the Middle East National PostMay 19, 1999
Monica Lewinsky in Middle Eastern Eyes Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1999
Jewish Control – Between Reality and Myth Al-Mushahid as-Siyasi (London)October 18, 1998
Diana and Arab Conspiracy Weekly StandardNovember 10, 1997
JFK Assassination Theories in Their Leftist Context Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes, and Where It Comes From (New York: Free Press), pp. 166-68.1997
Heroes and Knaves of the Kuwait Crisis Restless Mind: Essays in Honor of Amos Perlmutter1996
A Millennium of Paranoia Wall Street JournalApril 26, 1995
The Paranoid Style in Mideast Politics Washington PostNovember 6, 1994
Reviews
Book Title Publication Date
Crude Power: Politics and the Oil Market
by Øystein Noreng
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties
by Craig Unger
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
Invisible Enemy: Israel, Politics, Media, and American Culture
by Edward Abboud
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
The Last Days of Israel
by Barry Chamish
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
The Cyprus Conspiracy: America, Espionage and the Turkish Invasion
by Brendan O'Malley and Ian Craig
Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad
by Gordon Thomas
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1999
Looking for Farrakhan
by Florence Hamlish Levinsohn
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1998
The Farrakhan Phenomenon: Race, Reaction, and the Paranoid Style in American Politics
by Robert Singh
Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1998
The Hidden Hand: Middle Eastern Fears of Conspiracy
by Daniel Pipes
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997