Writings by Topic: US politics

Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
No News in Republican and Democratic Views of Israel National Review OnlineJanuary 31, 2018
Why Some Islamist Leaders Are Secretly Happy with Trump's Victory Islamist WatchNovember 21, 2016
AIPAC, Trump, and the Land of Shadows Medium.comMarch 23, 2016
Carson on Muslims and Islam(ism) Islamist WatchOctober 2, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
The Tlaib-Omar Show, Controversial Curriculum SPME BDS MonitorAugust 28, 2019
Islamists Rising ... in Local U.S. Politics The Daily WireJune 24, 2019
Qatar's American Conservative Lapdogs The Washington ExaminerJune 22, 2019
When a Hamas Front Lobbies Congress The American SpectatorApril 18, 2019
Protecting Ilhan: Controversy Leads to Concerns of Violence Against Omar The Jerusalem PostApril 15, 2019
The New Islamist Lobby American ThinkerApril 8, 2019
Minnesota Lawmakers Nominate Anti-Semites to Fight Anti-Semitism Islamist WatchMarch 25, 2019
The Antisemitism Crisis in the Democratic Party BESA Center PerspectivesMarch 20, 2019
How the Ilhan Omar Antisemitism Resolution Backfired The Jerusalem PostMarch 10, 2019
Growing Anti-Jewish Rhetoric in the U.S. The Jerusalem PostMarch 6, 2019
Ilhan Omar's Offensive Comments About U.S. Jews Extend Disturbing Pattern The Jerusalem PostMarch 2, 2019
The Falsehoods That Drive 'Open Borders' Theory PJ MediaDecember 29, 2018
A Year of Tyranny and Murder The Jerusalem PostDecember 27, 2018
US Pullout from Syria: Who Will Fill the Vacuum? Gatestone InstituteDecember 26, 2018
With U.S. Policy on Syria in Turmoil, Will ISIS Win? The Jerusalem PostDecember 23, 2018
Explaining the Trump Doctrine BESA Center PerspectivesDecember 18, 2018
The Racial Politics of Antisemitism and Islamophobia The Jerusalem PostDecember 10, 2018
'Free Speech' Crisis Expands as Politicians, Universities, Edge Closer to BDS Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME)October 30, 2018
Trump Doesn't Understand How Antisemitism Works. Neither do Most Americans. Washington PostOctober 27, 2018
CAIR Calls for Inclusion, Except for Critics The AlgemeinerOctober 22, 2018
Normalizing Anti-Semitism in the US The Jewish PressOctober 21, 2018
Middle East Divided on Nikki Haley's Legacy Jerusalem PostOctober 10, 2018
New York's Disastrous Grant for Organizations Linked to Islamic Extremism The Daily CallerOctober 5, 2018
Mr. Kurd: Trump's Kurdish Comments Greeted with Pride Jerusalem PostSeptember 28, 2018
Rashida Tlaib Is Not Fit for Congress The Daily CallerSeptember 18, 2018
Islamic Society of North America's Extremist Price of Admission Jewish News SyndicateAugust 21, 2018
Can Keith Ellison Enforce the Law Without Bias? The American SpectatorJuly 26, 2018
The BNP Runs for Office in America The Asian AgeJuly 6, 2018
Nashville's Jewish Community Schadenfreude Jewish News SyndicateMay 23, 2018
ICNA-MAS in Baltimore: A Meeting of Islamist Minds American SpectatorMarch 30, 2018
Pompeo's challenge: After Tillerson, a consistent US policy in the Middle East The HillMarch 16, 2018
How America reached a 'What do you expect us to do' foreign policy The HillMarch 9, 2018
Black Lives Matter: Promoting Anti-Semitism YnetMarch 5, 2018
A New Era at the State Department? Modern DiplomacyMarch 1, 2018
Why No Mention of Radical Islam in the State of the Union SpectatorFebruary 19, 2018
99 Percent of "Palestine Refugees" Are Fake The Washington TimesJanuary 10, 2018
Islamist Mosque a 'Regular Stopping Point' for Virginia Politicians The Daily CallerAugust 10, 2017
Keith Ellison Risks Legitimizing Islamic Extremists The Daily CallerFebruary 23, 2017
Keith Ellison's Questionable Ties The Daily CallerFebruary 16, 2017
Linda Sarsour, The Left's Latest Star The Washington TimesFebruary 3, 2017
Can Trump Construct a New World Order? BESA Center PerspectivesDecember 18, 2016
Trump Terror within Middle East Studies American ThinkerDecember 13, 2016
Ellison's Extremism Wrong for the DNC The Washington ExaminerNovember 23, 2016
Tim Kaine's Islamist Donors Independent Journal ReviewAugust 16, 2016
The Palestinian Flag Flies at the DNC BreitbartJuly 25, 2016
Does Israel Need U.S. Jewish Support? Israel HayomApril 18, 2016
Is Trump America's Jean-Marie Le Pen? PJ MediaApril 14, 2016
Why Israelis Are Worried About Donald Trump The Daily CallerMarch 24, 2016
John Kasich Regrets Turkey Not Being in the European Union BreitbartMarch 11, 2016
Is Donald Trump a Fascist? The American InterestMarch 7, 2016
Trump's Saddam Nostalgia The Daily CallerFebruary 29, 2016
Republicans: Put Syria Back on the Table The HillFebruary 17, 2016
Beware Islam's Doctrine of Deception PJ MediaSeptember 24, 2015
Beware the Hyde-and-Jekyll Defense of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Foreign Policy Research InstituteJuly 2015
Iran Nuclear Deal Makes War More Likely BESA Center PerspectivesJuly 15, 2015
Why Don't Americans Trust Republicans on Foreign Policy? PJ MediaApril 11, 2015
Americans Battle the Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Menendez and the Demise of American Liberalism The Times of IsraelFebruary 15, 2015
Chris Christie and the "Occupied Territories" Incident National Review OnlineApril 3, 2014
Pushed on the Bandwagon Foreign PolicySeptember 4, 2013
Islam, Muslims, and the 2012 Election Middle East QuarterlySummer 2013
What Is the Future of Conservatism in the Wake of the 2012 Election? CommentaryJanuary 2013
The Failure of the American Jewish Left Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
Is J Street Winning? Foreign PolicyNovember 9, 2012
When Romney Met Kenny FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 23, 2012
Obama's Muslim Childhood The Washington TimesSeptember 10-14, 2012
Congressman Calls for Hearings on 'Radicalization' of White Christian Women FrontPageMagazine.comJune 25, 2012
Chris Christie's Islam Problem National Review OnlineMay 1, 2012
Dennis Kucinich, Lefty for Radical Islam Investigative Project on TerrorismMarch 26, 2012
Gary Sick, Discredited but Honored Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Obama: 'Son of Islam'? Stonegate InstituteFebruary 27, 2012
Exposed: Ron Paul's Foreign Policy Ignorance and Naivety Pajamas MediaSeptember 15, 2011
Israel and Congressional Democrats National Review OnlineOctober 19, 2010
The Arab Lobby: The American Component Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Is Newt Gingrich Wrong to Talk About Sharia? Pajamas MediaAugust 24, 2010
Obama Tries to Eradicate Radical Islam Pajamas MediaApril 9, 2010
Jafar 'Jeff' Siddiqui: The Islamist Who Served on the Electoral College Pajamas MediaJuly 31, 2009
Obama and a Settlements Freeze MEF Policy ForumJanuary 28, 2009
The Democrats and Israel FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 20, 2009
The National Prayer Service and the Wahhabi Lobby American ThinkerJanuary 17, 2009
U.S. Government Embraces Islamic Banking Pajamas MediaNovember 24, 2008
Obama Wins, Muslims Divided Philadelphia BulletinNovember 12, 2008
Obama's Middle East Studies Mentors American ThinkerNovember 2, 2008
Obama's Mansion, Saddam's Money Philadelphia BulletinOctober 29, 2008
Obama Office Operates in Philly's Islamist Corridor Pajamas MediaOctober 22, 2008
Obama Would Fail Security Clearance Philadelphia BulletinOctober 21, 2008
Obama or McCain, Iran stance won't change The AustralianOctober 3, 2008
Biden's Blink on Iran Washington PostAugust 26, 2008
Barack Obama through Muslim Eyes FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 25, 2008
. . . And Foreign Policy Moves Front and Center Richmond Times-DispatchAugust 12, 2008
Obama in Berlin Washington PostJuly 24, 2008
Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East Jerusalem PostJune 5, 2008
Hillary Clinton's right to say 'obliterate' New York Daily NewsMay 7, 2008
Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood FrontPageMagazine.comApril 29, 2008
Rose-Colored Foreign Policy Wall Street JournalApril 14, 2008
Islamist Recommendations or Mandates? Family Security MattersFebruary 25, 2008
Our Ailing Meritocracy Private PapersFebruary 15, 2008
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 15, 2008
Fascism's Legacy: Liberalism Jerusalem PostJanuary 10, 2008
Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 7, 2008
Was Barack Obama a Muslim? FrontPageMagazine.comDecember 24, 2007
Presidential Candidates and the "Forbidden Word" The BulletinDecember 17, 2007
Lee Harvey Oswald's Malign Legacy Jerusalem PostNovember 22, 2007
Giuliani's Fresh Start Jerusalem PostOctober 17, 2007
America's Crash Course on Islam New York SunSeptember 11, 2007
My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book Middle East QuarterlySpring 2007
Rumsfeld and the Realists Wall Street JournalNovember 13, 2006
How Important Is the Israel Lobby? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Democrats, Republicans, and Israel New York SunMay 23, 2006
My Gloom: Back to September 10 New York SunDecember 20, 2005
Muhammad Ali v. George W. Bush New York SunNovember 29, 2005
Our Ally Down Under: The strongest Anglosphere link National ReviewJune 7, 2005
Washington Finally Gets It on Radical Islam FrontPageMagazine.comApril 25, 2005
Missing the Target on Nonproliferation? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2005
Has America Learned from 9/11? New York SunNovember 2, 2004
9/10 vs. 9/12 on 11/2 New York SunOctober 26, 2004
In the Mideast, Bush dared to be different Philadelphia InquirerOctober 24, 2004
Coddling a Terrorist [Sami Al-Arian] Costs Votes New York SunOctober 19, 2004
[Election Monitors:] The Next Assault on American Sovereignty FrontPageMagazine.comAugust 16, 2004
State (Dept.) of Confusion [when It Comes to Palestinian Terror against Israel] FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 19, 2004
The FBI Loses Its Way [with Marwan Kreidie] New York SunJuly 6, 2004
California [University Press] vs. Academic Freedom New York SunMarch 30, 2004
Defund Middle East Studies New York SunFebruary 24, 2004
[Michael Barkun on] Old Conspiracies, New Beliefs New York SunJanuary 13, 2004
Democrats Unlearn 9/11 New York SunJanuary 7, 2004
On Being Borked New York PostAugust 26, 2003
Why the Left Loves Osama [and Saddam, Explains Lee Harris] New York PostMarch 19, 2003
[Mosque Mischief and] Counting Mosques New York PostFebruary 4, 2003
The "October Surprise" Theory Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia2003
PBS, Recruiting for Islam New York PostDecember 17, 2002
What Riyadh Buys [in Washington] New York PostDecember 11, 2002
[The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims? New York PostJune 18, 2002
How Did Muslims Vote in 2000? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Muslims and the U.S. Election of ‘96 Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
A Millennium of Paranoia Wall Street JournalApril 26, 1995
Jesse Helms: Setting the Record Straight Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
Middle East Scholars Strike Out in Washington Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1994
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
Millennial Panel Addresses Trump-Related Concerns The Jewish ExponentDecember 2, 2016
Daniel Pipes on Hillary Clinton's Islamist Donors WAVA FM (Washington, DC)November 8, 2016
Radical Islam Creates Terrorism: Daniel Pipes The Times of IndiaMarch 21, 2016
Donald Trump's Complicated Relationship With Jewish Voters TimeMarch 14, 2016
A Republican President Will Tear Up Iran Deal: US Commentator Pipes Hindustan TimesFebruary 12, 2016
Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood Secure Freedom RadioApril 30, 2014
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Islamists Infiltrate the US Political System March 18, 2019
Jihad and the Presidential Candidates: An Assessment MEF WireDecember 11, 2007
Ending America's Dependence on Middle East Oil MEF WireOctober 27, 2004
Saudi Abductions and the Betrayal of American Families MEF WireMay 20, 2003
Press Releases
Title Publication Date
MEF Reveals Islamic Relief under Investigation; Congress Demands Answers News from the Middle East ForumOctober 18, 2018
Tommy Robinson Free – MEF Heavily Involved News from the Middle East ForumAugust 1, 2018
More Islamist Money Flows to Hillary Clinton News from the Middle East ForumOctober 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton Tops 2015-16 Islamist Money List News from the Middle East ForumOctober 20, 2016
Islamist Watch Launches 'Islamist Money in Politics' October 1, 2014
Reviews
Book Title Publication Date
The Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East
by Mitchell Bard
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences
by Judith A. Klinghoffer
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House
by Douglas Brinkley
Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1999
Decade of Transition: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance
by Abraham Ben-Zvi
Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1999
Stealth PACs: Lobbying Congress for Control of US Middle East Policy
by Richard H. Curtiss
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998