Writings by Topic: Middle East studies

Middle East Forum Blog
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Campus Watch Responds: Mairav Zonszein Campus Watch January 31, 2018
Another Academic Mangling of My Views on Islam Danielpipes.org August 5, 2017
Yale's Jim Sleeper Targets Campus Watch Campus Watch February 19, 2016
After Paris, Berkeley's Bazian Still Hyping 'Islamophobia' Campus Watch November 25, 2015
Finkelstein vs. Salaita: Battle of the Anti-Israel Profs Campus Watch November 20, 2015
Georgetown's John Esposito Shills for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Campus Watch November 4, 2015
Berkeley's Hatem Bazian: No Sharing the Temple Mount with Jews Campus Watch November 3, 2015
UC Riverside Magazine Gushes Over Celebrity Prof Reza Aslan Campus Watch October 23, 2015
Campus Watch Briefs September 18, 2015
UC-Irvine's Mark LeVine: Boycott Pro-Israel Singer Matisyahu Campus Watch September 10, 2015
Brandeis to Award Endowed Chair to Anti-Israel Scholar Campus Watch September 6, 2015
Politicizing Arabic Instruction in San Francisco Schools Campus Watch September 2, 2015
Middle East Studies Profs Team with Iran Lobby to Push Deal Campus Watch August 28, 2015
Rutgers Prof Deepa Kumar Criticized for ISIS Tweet; Complains of 'Death Threats' Campus Watch July 31, 2015
Steven Salaita Heads to Beirut, While Malcolm Kerr Spins in His Grave Campus Watch July 6, 2015
Mark LeVine's Internet Rants Continue Campus Watch June 27, 2015
Jonathan Judaken Smears Campus Watch in Pursuit of Victimhood Campus Watch June 16, 2015
Conspiratorial Anti-Semitism: From Juan Cole to Diane Rehm Campus Watch June 15, 2015
Canary Mission Website Gives Hard Left a Taste of Its Own Medicine Breitbart May 28, 2015
Bin Laden's Bookshelf: Islamism Apologists and America Haters Campus Watch May 21, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
After the Apology: The Truth About Our Special Israel Studies Issue Haaretz August 6, 2019
Encouraging Palestinians to Swim Uphill JNS August 5, 2019
'Islamophobia' Invention Has Served Its Purpose Spectacularly Well PJ Media January 15, 2019
Naguib Mahfouz and the Nobel Prize: A Blessing or a Curse? The Georgia Review December 11, 2018
Why Do Middle East Studies Academics Want to Hide ISIS Documents? History News Network October 8, 2018
Turkey's Neighborhood Bullies Gatestone Institute August 12, 2018
Anticipating Israel's Nationality Law Jerusalem Post August 5, 2018
Whitewashing Far-Right Parties in the Middle East Jerusalem Post July 30, 2018
Zionists Need Not Apply to San Francisco State University? The Algemeiner June 8, 2018
Professor Claims Anti-Semitism and 'Islamophobia' Are Equal Threats The Algemeiner January 12, 2018
Middle East Studies Establishment Piles on Israel The Algemeiner January 3, 2018
San Francisco State's Rabab Abdulhadi: Always the Victim The Algemeiner December 27, 2017
Middle East Studies Association Panel Reserves Outrage Only for Israel The Algemeiner December 21, 2017
Middle East Studies Meltdown on Jerusalem The Algemeiner December 18, 2017
Professors at Jerusalem Fund Conference Slander Israel on All Fronts The Algemeiner December 14, 2017
Paola Caridi's Skewed Portrait of Jerusalem The Algemeiner December 1, 2017
Taxpayer-Funded Bias on Middle East Invades K-12 Classrooms The Algemeiner November 8, 2017
Middle East Studies Profs Gone Bad American Thinker October 11, 2017
The Zionists are Coming! Panic at San Francisco State University American Thinker October 7, 2017
David Myers: Wrong Choice by Center for Jewish History Arutz Sheva September 15, 2017
Professors Spin Anti-Semitic Conspiracies at Cal State-Fresno The Algemeiner June 25, 2017
Academic Malfeasance: U. of Arkansas Disinvites Phyllis Chesler The Daily Caller April 27, 2017
San Francisco State University Still Partnering with Terror Hotbed The Algemeiner April 6, 2017
A Return to the Academy The Washington Times April 5, 2017
Is Judith Butler the New Edward Said? American Thinker January 14, 2017
"Celebrating" Orientalism Middle East Quarterly Winter 2017
Trump Terror within Middle East Studies American Thinker December 13, 2016
Prominent Mideast Studies Profs Sexually Harassed Students American Thinker December 3, 2016
Iranian Influence Peddling in American Universities American Thinker October 22, 2016
The Middle East Studies Establishment Goes Full Warrior History News Network October 9, 2016
Academia Indicts America for Orlando Terrorist Attack American Thinker July 14, 2016
A Middle East Studies Legend Turns 100 National Review Online May 31, 2016
'Islamophobia Studies' Coming to a College Near You Independent Journal Review May 18, 2016
In New Low, Scholars Defend Medieval Blood Libel Charges Against Israel The Daily Caller March 7, 2016
Assault on Academic Freedom? UCLA Conference Blames Israel Jihad Watch December 22, 2015
Academia Abandons Paris Yet Again FrontPage Magazine December 15, 2015
Academia on San Bernardino Attack: No Jihad Here The American Thinker December 11, 2015
Who's Oppressing Palestinian Christians? Georgetown Lecture Blames Israel Jihad Watch October 21, 2015
Berkeley Prof: Race in America Is Like 'Occupation' in Israel FrontPage Magazine October 14, 2015
Berkeley, Bazian, and Barghouti Promote BDS FrontPage Magazine September 30, 2015
The Middle East Studies Blind Spot: Anti-Semitism History News Network September 27, 2015
The Politicization of Middle East Studies The American Interest September 18, 2015
BDS Profs: No Contact with Israelis! FrontPage Magazine August 21, 2015
The Political Nature of Today's Middle East Studies National Review Online August 10, 2015
The Profs Who Love Obama's Iran Deal FrontPage Magazine August 10, 2015
'Student Voices' Exposes Anti-Semitism in the College Classroom The Algemeiner July 26, 2015
No Jihad Here: Middle East Studies Profs on Chattanooga Shooting FrontPage Magazine July 23, 2015
The Middle East Studies Mess: Causes and Consequences Australia/Israel Review July 2015
Jonathan Judaken's Hollow Cry of 'McCarthyism' Inside Higher Ed July 2, 2015
A Year After His Death, Fouad Ajami's Detractors Look Worse than Ever FrontPage Magazine June 22, 2015
Bonfire of the Vulgarians: Middle East Studies in Decline The American Thinker June 22, 2015
The Postcolonial Rot Spreads Beyond Middle East Studies FrontPage Magazine June 15, 2015
Noura Erakat Wages Lawfare on Israel Jihad Watch June 13, 2015
Legitimizing Censorship: 'Islamophobia Studies' at Berkeley Jihad Watch May 23, 2015
UCLA Prof Khaled Abou El Fadl Condemns ISIS, but Does He Condemn Islamism? Jihad Watch May 12, 2015
Rabab Abdulhadi Promotes Hamas-Dominated Palestinian Universities The American Thinker May 9, 2015
Who's Afraid of Campus Watch? Stanford Prof Joel Beinin The American Thinker March 30, 2015
Georgetown's Elliott Colla Blames the West for ISIS' Desecration of History The American Thinker March 25, 2015
UCLA's Embarrassment: Prof. Abou El Fadl FrontPage Magazine January 7, 2015
Inside Account: How Anti-Israel Resolutions Were Defeated at American Historical Association Legal Insurrection January 6, 2015
Psychoanalysis, Islam, and Joseph Massad FrontPageMagazine.com March 17, 2014
The Middle East Forum Reaches Twenty Years National Review Online January 24, 2014
Considering Twenty Years of the Middle East MEForum.org November 25, 2013
MPAC Calls Me an "Expert on Islam" History News Network September 23, 2012
UCLA Honors Sharia Apologist Khaled Abou El Fadl FrontPageMagazine.com April 3, 2012
Omid Safi's Exquisite Art of Moral Equivalency American Thinker March 25, 2012
Iran as Victim? University of San Francisco's Stephen Zunes Thinks So FrontPageMagazine.com February 16, 2012
Harvard's Middle East Outreach Center: Propaganda for Teachers American Thinker February 5, 2012
Arabist Snobs National Review Online November 22, 2011
Juan Cole: Critic of Democracy, Apologist for Tyranny FrontPageMagazine.com November 17, 2011
The Middle East Studies Establishment vs. Walid Phares American Thinker November 11, 2011
Gilbert Achcar's Anti-Zionism of Fools FrontPageMagazine.com November 10, 2011
Academic Pay to Play American Thinker October 16, 2011
John L. Esposito: Apologist for Wahhabi Islam American Thinker September 18, 2011
Middle East Studies in Upheaval National Review Online July 5, 2011
Georgetown and the Islamist Money Changers American Thinker June 24, 2011
Whitewashing the Muslim Brotherhood FrontPageMagazine.com May 20, 2011
Radical Islam at UC Berkeley Law American Thinker May 8, 2011
Pushing 'Islamophobia' at UCLA FrontPageMagazine.com May 5, 2011
Anti-Israel Jewish Studies Arutz Sheva: Israel National News April 26, 2011
Professors Push Israel to Negotiate with Hamas American Thinker February 6, 2011
Bias Expected, Evidence Optional for NYU Professor American Thinker November 21, 2010
Joel Beinin's Love Letter to the 'New Protest Generation' FrontPageMagazine.com November 18, 2010
Juan Cole Blames the West (Again) FrontPageMagazine.com November 15, 2010
Jewish Theological Seminary Hosts Islamic Triumphalists American Thinker November 14, 2010
Hatem Bazian: Berkeley's Israel Boycott Advocate FrontPageMagazine.com November 10, 2010
UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet American Thinker October 31, 2010
Beshara Doumani and the 'Ironies of Palestinian History' FrontPageMagazine.com October 18, 2010
Juan Cole's Distortions Hudson New York October 4, 2010
Who're You Calling a 'Bigot'? American Thinker August 29, 2010
John Esposito, Islamophobia, and the Ground Zero Mosque American Thinker August 3, 2010
Voice of Hate FrontPageMagazine.com June 28, 2010
Target Israel FrontPageMagazine.com June 15, 2010
Middle East Studies Profs Usurp New Roles to Censure Israel over Gaza Flotilla American Thinker June 13, 2010
Reviving Jewish Race Science at Columbia U Conference American Thinker May 23, 2010
Apologist for Gender Apartheid FrontPageMagazine.com May 21, 2010
Embracing Iran American Thinker May 9, 2010
Excuses for Islamists FrontPageMagazine.com April 30, 2010
Juan Cole: The Ted Williams of Middle East Studies? American Thinker March 25, 2010
The Professor's Islamist Call to Battle FrontPageMagazine.com March 22, 2010
Juan Cole Between Madison and the Mullahs American Thinker October 16, 2009
A Saudi View of Orientalism Middle East Quarterly Fall 2009
Norton Mezvinsky's Lamentable Legacy - and His Future American Thinker August 15, 2009
Terrorist in the Ivory Tower? FrontPageMagazine.com August 13, 2009
Ahmadinejad's Academics FrontPageMagazine.com July 10, 2009
The Professor's Obsession FrontPageMagazine.com June 2, 2009
The Professor's Paranoia Jerusalem Post April 19, 2009
Will Columbia Tenure Joseph Massad? FrontPageMagazine.com April 15, 2009
Balancing the bias Jerusalem Post February 2, 2009
Hamas's Academic Cheerleaders FrontPageMagazine.com January 20, 2009
Middle East Studies on the Mend? American Thinker January 4, 2009
Editors' Note: On Peer Review Middle East Quarterly Winter 2009
To Ban a Book FrontPageMagazine.com December 3, 2008
Rashid Khalidi, Campus Watch & Middle East Studies inFocus Winter 2008
Obama's Middle East Studies Mentors American Thinker November 2, 2008
Meet Ingrid Mattson National Review Online September 11, 2008
The Return of Joel Beinin FrontPageMagazine.com September 10, 2008
'Popular Palestinian Conference' Peddles Propaganda FrontPageMagazine.com August 8, 2008
In Academia, Hiring Token Jews Washington Times August 4, 2008
The Problem with Middle East Studies History News Network July 14, 2008
Juan Cole's Jihad Against Israel FrontPageMagazine.com July 9, 2008
Truth About Islam in Academia? FrontPageMagazine.com July 2, 2008
Middle East Studies in Fiction FrontPageMagazine.com May 15, 2008
Jihadi studies as trivia Middle East Strategy at Harvard April 11, 2008
Profs Hammer Israel, Fail to Predict Palestinian War American Thinker March 12, 2008
The Arab/Israeli Conflict Debate FrontPageMagazine.com March 10, 2008
NYU Hosting the Latest "Academic Freedom" Conference FrontPageMagazine.com February 22, 2008
Esposito at Stanford FrontPageMagazine.com February 15, 2008
Promotion of Islam in Our Schools FrontPageMagazine.com February 5, 2008
Juan Cole Peddles Hamas Propaganda FrontPageMagazine.com January 24, 2008
What Influence Does Saudi Money Buy? Jewish Exponent January 17, 2008
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPageMagazine.com January 15, 2008
Did Edward Said Really Speak Truth to Power? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2008
MESA Turns Down Campus Watch Ad FrontPageMagazine.com November 16, 2007
UCLA's Politicized Middle East Studies Professors FrontPageMagazine.com November 12, 2007
Lustick an Unfortunate Choice for Penn The Bulletin November 2, 2007
Five Years of Campus Watch Jerusalem Post September 20, 2007
A New Anti-Semitism Takes Root on Campus Jewish Exponent September 13, 2007
Appeasement Finds a Home in the Academy American Thinker August 27, 2007
Shedding Light on the Professoriate Washington Examiner August 16, 2007
Campus Watch and California's Middle East Academic Radicals American Thinker July 21, 2007
Safi's Soft Words Are Front for Radical Jihadists Washington Examiner June 14, 2007
The Muddled Mess of Middle East Studies American Thinker May 30, 2007
Brown University's Middle East Studies Workshop American Thinker May 1, 2007
200 Million Minority National Review Online April 27, 2007
Connecticut Teacher Encourages Muslim Mau-mauing Washington Examiner March 27, 2007
Can Middle East Studies Regain Credibility? Washington Examiner January 18, 2007
Is a Professor's Job to Teach or Obstruct? Washington Examiner December 7, 2006
Redeeming the Wayward University [through Engagement by Outsiders] New York Sun November 28, 2006
A Witch's Brew: The Gutmann Affair and Middle East Studies Washington Examiner November 16, 2006
Middlebury's Arabic Morass Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
Is Campus Watch Part of a Conspiracy? [On Mearsheimer-Walt and "The Israeli Lobby"] FrontPageMagazine.com May 12, 2006
An Inadvertent Endorsement of Campus Watch [at Georgia Tech] FrontPageMagazine.com April 17, 2006
Juan Cole and the Decline of Middle Eastern Studies Middle East Quarterly Winter 2006
Academics against Israel Jerusalem Post October 19, 2005
"A Corrective to the Pipes Worldview" History News Network August 29, 2005
Academic Standards, R.I.P. FrontPageMagazine.com June 14, 2005
Conservative Professors, an Endangered Species New York Sun April 12, 2005
When Academia Favors Values Over Facts Forward April 1, 2005
A Prof [Hamid Dabashi] Tangles the Truth FrontPageMagazine.com March 31, 2005
Benny Morris's Reign of Error, Revisited Middle East Quarterly Spring 2005
[Douglas Card and] My Day in Court New York Sun December 7, 2004
[Hamid Dabashi:] Columbia University's Hysterical Professor FrontPageMagazine.com December 1, 2004
Academia gone awry Jerusalem Post July 15, 2004
Arafat minion as professor Washington Times July 9, 2004
Middle East Studies on Trial FrontPageMagazine.com June 18, 2004
Going Third World, à la Française Middle East Quarterly Summer 2004
Berkeley Prof Slithers on Call for "Intifada" in America FrontPageMagazine.com May 14, 2004
Hold the "McCarthyite" National Review May 5, 2004
Tenured Extremism New York Sun May 4, 2004
A Berkeley Prof's "Intifada" Against America FrontPageMagazine.com April 15, 2004
The Chatham House Version, Yet Again Middle East Quarterly Spring 2004
Defund Middle East Studies New York Sun February 24, 2004
Hamas in Florida Classroom New York Sun January 27, 2004
Islamists Police the Classroom [at the University of South Florida] WorldNetDaily.com January 2, 2004
The Middle East Studies Left FrontPageMagazine.com November 6, 2003
Fulbright's Terrorist Tie New York Post October 20, 2003
A Blow Against Islamic Extremism FrontPageMagazine.com October 20, 2003
Muslim Students at Penn Sponsor Nazi FrontPageMagazine.com October 9, 2003
Campus Watch FrontPageMagazine.com September 23, 2003
[Campus Watch and] Saving Mideast Studies New York Post September 18, 2003
Anti-Israel U. New York Post August 25, 2003
Who Is Fawaz Gerges? National Review July 21, 2003
[Middle East Studies:] Wasted Money New York Post June 24, 2003
A Saudi Education, Right Here at Home National Review Online June 19, 2003
Islam and the Textbooks Middle East Quarterly Summer 2003
The War is Over and We Have Lost National Review Online May 14, 2003
Columbia Celebrates Edward Said National Review Online April 15, 2003
Columbia [University] vs. America New York Post April 1, 2003
Columbia U's Radical Middle East Faculty FrontPageMagazine.com March 18, 2003
Middle Eastern Studies in the United Kingdom Middle East Quarterly Spring 2003
Terrorist Profs New York Post February 24, 2003
Letters to the editor: Jihad and the Professors Commentary February 2003
The Rot in Our [Canadian] Universities National Post January 30, 2003
Policy and the Academy: An Illicit Relationship? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2003
From the Halls of Academia Los Angeles Times December 27, 2002
Profs Who Hate America New York Post November 12, 2002
Jihad and the Professors Commentary November 2002
Report on Hanan Ashrawi and Colorado College DanielPipes.org September 18, 2002
The War on Campus New York Post September 17, 2002
MESA Culpa Middle East Quarterly Fall 2002
Extremists on Campus New York Post June 25, 2002
Arabic Panic Middle East Quarterly Summer 2002
The Unbearable Lightness of My Critics Middle East Quarterly Summer 2002
Jihad 101 Middle East Quarterly Spring 2002
Professors of Palestine Middle East Quarterly Winter 2002
[Middle East Scholars:] Getting it Wrong in the Middle East New York Post November 5, 2001
Benny Morris and the Reign of Error Middle East Quarterly March 1999
Letters to the Editor: Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong? Academic Questions Fall 1997
Historical Fictions Middle East Quarterly September 1996
Rewriting Israel's History Middle East Quarterly June 1996
Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong? Academic Questions Winter 1995-96
Middle East Scholars Strike Out in Washington Middle East Quarterly December 1994
MEF in the Media
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Infiltrating Islamists and Palestinian Extremism in U.S. Universities Global Patriot Radio September 14, 2016
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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How the Lebanese Won Their Freedom Back MEF Wire May 19, 2005
Middle East Studies Fails in America MEF Wire March 14, 2002
Press Releases
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Urge University of Texas to Clean Up Center for Middle Eastern Studies Middle East Forum Action Alert July 17, 2019
Campus Watch Exposes Islamists, Apologists, and Fellow Travelers at Georgetown University News from the Middle East Forum December 4, 2017
MEF Names Six Scholars as Campus Watch Fellows News from the Middle East Forum June 2, 2017
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Middle East Studies at UT-Austin: Biased Professors, Politicized Classrooms CAMERA on Campus July 16, 2019
Islamists, Apologists, and Fellow Travelers: Middle East Studies Faculty at Georgetown University Campus Watch December 4, 2017