Writings by Topic: Moderate Muslims

Press Releases
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MEF Launches The "Counter-Islamism Grid" News from the Middle East ForumJune 7, 2018
Senator Chris Murphy Stands with Islamists News from the Middle East ForumApril 26, 2018
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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No, the Islamic Republic Will Not Moderate Middle East Forum ObserverApril 10, 2024
Interview: U.K. Imam Who Took on Interfaith Industry – And Won Focus on Western IslamismMarch 24, 2024
Former Employee Defeats 'Powerful Organization' CAIR in Court, Fires Back With Suit of Her Own Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 5, 2024
Don't Ban Muslim Immigrants; Just Choose the Right Ones Middle East Forum ObserverJanuary 20, 2024
Islamism vs. The West 35 Years of Geopolitical Struggle New York: Wicked SonOctober 23, 2023
Jihad in the Capital? D.C.-Area Mosque Targeted for Islamist Takeover, Members Allege Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 28, 2023
Tarek Fatah a Beacon of Courage for Counter-Islamists Everywhere Middle East ForumApril 24, 2023
CAIR Accused of Hiding Behind Anonymous Website to Attack Critics Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 23, 2023
Israel, Morocco, and the Western Sahara: How to Strengthen the Abraham Accords The Jerusalem PostFebruary 14, 2023
Iran's Morality Police Kill Young Woman, Spurring Protests The Jerusalem PostSeptember 16, 2022
Tackling Islamic Supremacy The Toronto SunMay 18, 2022
Will Islam Survive Islamism? The Washington TimesNovember 15, 2021
Why Macron's Plan to Tame Islam Will Fail QuadrantNovember 27, 2020
Western Governments Play a Key Role in Successful Honor Killing Escapes The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 11, 2020
Islam Needs Reformers, not Publicists The New English ReviewOctober 2019
Muslims Join Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists at Holocaust Memorial Event The Toronto SunMay 7, 2019
Muslims Who Stand Up To Mullah's Are No 'Islamophobes' Toronto SunMarch 19, 2019
The Challenge of Working at MEF News from the Middle East ForumDecember 30, 2018
Iraqi Women That Defy Islamic Conservatives Keep Getting Murdered Jerusalem PostSeptember 30, 2018
Moderate Islam Falters in the Face of Silicon Valley Censorship National Review OnlineJune 18, 2018
Liberalism In The Middle East: An Irreversible Trend World Affairs JournalJune 6, 2018
Nashville's Jewish Community Schadenfreude Jewish News SyndicateMay 23, 2018
Terrorists not defaming Islam, but attempting to observe it The AustralianMay 16, 2018
"Islamophobic" Cartoons from the Arab World Raymondibrahim.comApril 26, 2018
Anti-Muslim Bigotry Enables Islamists Toronto SunMarch 28, 2018
The Saudi Arabia-Middle East Studies Love Affair Is Over New English ReviewMarch 19, 2018
Islamist Groups Protest Counter-Extremism Programs — No Surprise March 14, 2018
Turkey Rejects "Moderate Islam" The Gatestone InstituteNovember 30, 2017
Why Islam's Reformers Are Vitally Important The Challenge of Modernizing Islam (New York, 2017)July 17, 2017
Is Judaism a Good Model for Islamic Reform? The ForwardFebruary 22, 2017
Canada's Islamophobia Motion Targets Moderate Muslims The Toronto SunFebruary 14, 2017
A Moderate Muslim Goes to Ottawa The Toronto SunJanuary 17, 2017
In Search of Iranian Moderates The Gatestone InstituteJune 8, 2016
'Radical' vs. 'Moderate' Islam: A Muslim View The Gatestone InstituteMay 25, 2016
Obama's Not Listening to the Right Muslims The Toronto SunFebruary 9, 2016
Separating Violent and Peaceful Islam Asia TimesDecember 11, 2015
Muslims Won't Listen to Hirsi Ali The Toronto SunMay 26, 2015
What is the Antidote to Radical Islam? National Review OnlineMarch 3, 2015
When Moderate Muslims Speak, They're Ignored The Toronto SunFebruary 3, 2015
Is Sisi Islam's Long-Awaited Reformer? The National ReviewJanuary 19, 2015
Muslims Must Save Islam from Islamists The Toronto SunDecember 16, 2014
Muslim 'Reformers' Are All Talk FrontPage MagazineDecember 16, 2014
Muslim Double Standards Abound The Toronto SunJuly 15, 2014
Tony Blair on the Islamist Threat Frontpage MagazineMay 1, 2014
"Moderate" Muslims versus American-Muslims Muslim World TodayJanuary 29, 2009
Modernity Starts Here - Tunisia Middle East TimesAugust 19, 2008
When Conservatives Argue about Islam FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 6, 2007
A Million Moderate Muslims on the March New York SunMay 8, 2007
Bolstering Moderate Muslims New York SunApril 17, 2007
How to End Terrorism[: With Moderate Islam] New York SunDecember 5, 2006
[The Search for Moderate Islam:] A Reply to Lawrence Auster FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 28, 2005
Identifying Moderate Muslims New York SunNovember 23, 2004
Moderate Muslims March in Phoenix FrontPageMagazine.comApril 30, 2004
[Finding Moderate Muslims:] Do you believe in modernity? Jerusalem PostNovember 26, 2003
[Moderate] Voices of Islam New York PostSeptember 23, 2003
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Hala Mustafa and the Liberal Arab Predicament Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Dissident Watch: Abdul Rahman al-Lahim Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
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The Perils of NonViolent Islamism The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 22, 2021
Bad Girls of the Arab World Middle East QuarterlySummer 2018
Reforming Islam: Progressive Voices from the Arab Muslim World Middle East QuarterlySummer 2015
In Search of the Moderate Muslim Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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Moderate Islam: Western Ally or Western Myth? December 1, 2009
MEF in the Media
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Daniel Pipes: Corbyn, Sanders, and the Need for Israel Victory HamodiaFebruary 11, 2023
Interview: Daniel Pipes on Muslim Immigration Breitbart News DailyAugust 31, 2016
Daniel Pipes on Radical Islam Kickass PoliticsJanuary 21, 2016
Middle East Forum Blog
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Muslim Reformers Warn of Islamists' Political Designs Islamist WatchJuly 25, 2019
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Imam Mohammad Tawhidi on Peace Between Jews and Muslims: Permissible and Achievable Middle East Forum WebinarJune 9, 2023
Javad Hashmi: Who Will Lead American Islam? Middle East Forum WebinarMay 27, 2023
Joshua Teitelbaum on Israel and the Persian Gulf: Dawn of a New Era Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 31, 2022
Susannah Johnston on the Decline of the Islamic Society of North America: An On-Site Report Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 7, 2022
Zuhdi Jasser on Islamists Vs. Muslim Reformists: How the Battle Has Evolved Since 9/11 Middle East Forum WebinarSeptember 30, 2022
Daniel Haqiqatjou: Why Islam Is the Solution to 'Liberalism' Middle East Forum WebinarMay 27, 2022
Zainab al-Suwaij on How Islamists Dupe the Left Middle East Forum WebinarMarch 17, 2021
Zuhdi Jasser on Viewing Islam through "the Lens of Liberty and Enlightenment" Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 16, 2020