Writings by Topic: History

Press Releases
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The 10 Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2020 News from the Middle East ForumJanuary 1, 2021
Immigration, Israel, and Islamists Dominate Most Widely Read MEF Articles of 2017 News from the Middle East ForumJanuary 12, 2018
Mufti Advised Hitler on Holocaust, Says Middle East Forum Scholar October 21, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
How Muslims Can Catch Up The Washington TimesJuly 22, 2022
The Liberation of the Arabs From the Global Left Tablet MagazineJuly 11, 2022
Israel, the Victor, Should Demand Palestinian Concessions Ahead of Biden Visit JNSJuly 6, 2022
'No Shakespeare' without Islam? National ReviewJune 26, 2022
First Lebanon War 1982: A Turning Point for Israel The Jerusalem PostJune 24, 2022
U.S., Israel, and Russia Focus on Syria The Jerusalem PostJune 20, 2022
Israel Is the Least-Stolen Land The Wall Street JournalJune 19, 2022
Red Sea Security on Egypt's Agenda in Meetings with Yemen The Jerusalem PostJune 11, 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
Was the Muslim Conquest of Spain Driven by Piety or Plunder? The American ThinkerMay 27, 2022
Do Tyrants Heed Their Minions? A Look at Putin and Saddam The Washington TimesMay 23, 2022
Tackling Islamic Supremacy The Toronto SunMay 18, 2022
Islamic University Head Whitewashes Muslim Conquests The American ThinkerMay 6, 2022
Egypt Jails Well-Known Critic of Islam American ThinkerDecember 16, 2021
Muslim Life in 2021, as Predicted in 1921 The Gatestone InstituteFebruary 25, 2021
How a Fiercely Christian Nation Became Fanatically Islamic Raymondibrahim.comNovember 5, 2020
Did an 'Islamophobe' Discover America? American ThinkerOctober 13, 2020
Nasser Died Fifty Years Ago: He Lives On in Egypt The Washington TimesSeptember 28, 2020
Dead Wrong: Johan Norberg on Historical Christian-Islamic Conflict PJ MediaJuly 27, 2020
Jerusalem, Jordan, and the Jews Israel HayomJune 22, 2020
Libya is Now the Middle East's Most Important Proxy War The SpectatorMay 20, 2020
Why Muslims Think of Islam as a "Religion of Peace" American ThinkerMay 11, 2020
American Professors Whitewash Islamic Terror RaymondIbrahim.comApril 1, 2020
Defying Islamist Protests: Middle East Scholar Speaks at U.S. Army War College American ThinkerMarch 27, 2020
Erdoğan's Secret Keeper Says Lausanne Treaty 'Expired,' Turkey Free to Grab Resources Nordic MonitorFebruary 24, 2020
Islam's Hidden Role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade American ThinkerFebruary 6, 2020
Kristallnacht, ISIS and Today's Crisis in Syria The Jerusalem PostNovember 10, 2019
The Islamic Zealots Who Seized U.S. Embassy 40 Years Ago Today Weren't 'Students' The National ReviewNovember 4, 2019
Distorting Ben-Gurion BESA Center PerspectivesOctober 10, 2019
Jesus Was Not a Palestinian The Jerusalem PostJuly 8, 2019
A Storyteller's History of the Arabs The Jerusalem PostJune 26, 2019
Why the Qur'an Urges Violence The Interface InstituteJune 8, 2019
Jihad Against the Crucifix PJ MediaJune 6, 2019
No, Palestinians Didn't Offer 'Safe Haven' to Jews Fleeing Europe The Jerusalem PostMay 13, 2019
America's 233-Year-Old Shock at Jihad American ThinkerMarch 26, 2019
Ishmael is Not the Father of the Arabs Markdurie.comMarch 6, 2019
The Political Map Drawn 100 Years Ago by the French Still Haunts Syria The Jerusalem PostFebruary 1, 2019
Europe's Jews vs Israel Israel HayomJanuary 27, 2019
Iran as a 'Crazy State' New English ReviewNovember 1, 2018
Anticipating Israel's Nationality Law Jerusalem PostAugust 5, 2018
Are All Cultures Equally Good? Minding The CampusJuly 30, 2018
After ISIS, Secrets of Jewish Mosul Emerge from the Rubble The ForwardJuly 9, 2018
Hollywood Botches Beirut World Affairs JournalApril 26, 2018
America Shouldn't Accept 'Illiberal Democracy' in the Middle East Washington ExaminerMarch 10, 2018
Dhimmis No More: Christians' Trauma in the Middle East The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle EastJanuary 2018
No, the West Did Not 'Demonize' Muhammad as PR for the Crusades PJ MediaDecember 20, 2017
Luther, Islam, and the Lies that Cripple FrontPage MagazineNovember 15, 2017
Mahmoud Abbas Should Endorse the Balfour Declaration BESA Center PerspectivesNovember 3, 2017
The Pro-Islamic West: Born 500 Years Ago FrontPage MagazineNovember 1, 2017
Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi Moans about Balfour The AlgemeinerOctober 27, 2017
Why There Is No Peace in the Middle East The Gatestone InstituteOctober 14, 2017
Turkey's Genocide Denial: Four Narratives The Armenian WeeklySeptember 8, 2017
Palestinian Settler-Colonialism BESA Center PerspectivesSeptember 3, 2017
The True Palestinian 'Nakba' The AlgemeinerSeptember 3, 2017
A Captivating Tour of Jewish Life at the Moment before the Holocaust and Israel MosaicAugust 16, 2017
What If: Fifty Years After the Six-Day War The Washington TimesJune 5, 2017
Turkey Arrests Kurdish Activist for Armenian Genocide Posts The Armenian WeeklyMay 30, 2017
Florida Museum Celebrates the Loss of Historic Church in Fall of Constantinople National Review OnlineMay 29, 2017
Himmler's Boost for al-Husaini The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP)May 2, 2017
The Global Left and the Six-Day War FathomSpring 2017
Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration at 100: Resisting the Past BESA Center PerspectivesMarch 26, 2017
Is Judaism a Good Model for Islamic Reform? The ForwardFebruary 22, 2017
Justifying Genocide: Ihrig on Germany and the Armenians from Bismarck to Hitler H-Soz-KultJanuary 19, 2017
The Role of Foreign Powers in Israel's Creation Ynet NewsSeptember 10, 2016
Turkey's Manipulation of Europe, Then and Now The Times Literary SupplementJuly 17, 2016
Why Islamists (Occasionally) Desecrate Islamic Holy Sites The Toronto SunJuly 5, 2016
Turkey's Conquest Fetish The Gatestone InstituteJune 16, 2016
A Middle East Studies Legend Turns 100 National Review OnlineMay 31, 2016
The Foul Legacy of Sykes-Picot The Washington TimesMay 9, 2016
Hitler and the Nazis' Anti-Zionism FathomSpring 2016
Arabs Strive for Honor, Not Peace IsrafaxApril 22, 2016
How Islam Erases Christianity from History PJ MediaApril 21, 2016
The UN is a Plastic Owl The New English ReviewApril 2016
Tribalism Drives Middle East Violence Independent Journal ReviewMarch 25, 2016
Is Donald Trump a Fascist? The American InterestMarch 7, 2016
ISIS and Antiquities: The Missing Pieces The National InterestJanuary 25, 2016
The Roots of Anti-Israel Attitudes The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and PolicyJanuary 6, 2016
David Cesarani: In Memoriam FathomAutumn 2015
Backgrounder: Hajj Amin al-Husseini October 30, 2015
Netanyahu, Husseini, and the Historians The Times of IsraelOctober 22, 2015
Berkeley Prof: Race in America Is Like 'Occupation' in Israel FrontPage MagazineOctober 14, 2015
Europe's Migrant Crisis, Islamic History, and Western Fantasy PJ MediaSeptember 29, 2015
The Middle East Studies Blind Spot: Anti-Semitism History News NetworkSeptember 27, 2015
Evangelicals in the World of Islam First ThingsAugust 25, 2015
Problem Across the Border: The Origins of Israel's Policy on Palestinian Refugees YNet NewsAugust 5, 2015
Introduction to "Nothing Abides" July 28, 2015
Sex Slavery and the Islamic State On Line OpinionJuly 3, 2015
Iran's Intentions: In Defense of Pessimism The American InterestJune 30, 2015
Islamic Jizya: Fact and Fiction FrontPage MagazineMay 28, 2015
Review of Eugene Rogan's 'The Fall of the Ottomans' The Times Literary SupplementMay 13, 2015
Cartoons, Muslim Anguish, and Modernity Asia Times OnlineMay 6, 2015
Islamic Genocide of Christians: Past and Present PJ MediaApril 26, 2015
Backgrounder: The Armenian Genocide April 25, 2015
A "Nakba" Museum in Washington, DC? PJ MediaApril 24, 2015
Obama Breaks Promise on 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide FrontPage MagazineApril 24, 2015
Muslims Must Admit Armenian Genocide The Toronto SunApril 21, 2015
Preempting an Inevitable War with Iran Asia Times OnlineApril 6, 2015
Islam Bulldozes the Past The Washington TimesMarch 20, 2015
One Standard, Not Two, for Christianity and Islam The American InterestFebruary 23, 2015
When Saudi-backed Terrorists Come Home to Roost PJ MediaFebruary 16, 2015
Why Did Kayla Mueller Give Her Life to the Middle East? BreitbartFebruary 13, 2015
The Early CIA and Its Anti-Zionist Maneuvering The Jerusalem PostFebruary 12, 2015
The Left and Islam Apologetics First ThingsFebruary 11, 2015
Obama: We're No Better than Islamic State FrontPage MagazineFebruary 6, 2015
Muslim and Non-Muslim Persecution of Christians, Compared BreitbartFebruary 5, 2015
One Hundred Years of Jihad in Australia Markdurie.comJanuary 1, 2015
A 1914 Novel's Prescient Vision of Londonistan The Washington TimesMay 28, 2014
A Century of African-American Islam The Washington TimesDecember 27, 2013
The JFK Assassination's Continued Importance National Review OnlineNovember 22, 2013
Why Was Enoch Powell Condemned as a Racist and Not Charles de Gaulle? History News NetworkAugust 19, 2013
Seven Pillars of Fiction The Wall Street JournalAugust 9, 2013
The Muslim Brotherhood: Origins, Efficacy, and Reach World Watch MonitorJuly 4, 2013
Can Islam Be Reformed? CommentaryJuly/August 2013
Learning the Wrong Lessons from Ike The National InterestFebruary 1, 2013
Are we willing to die to save the past? SpikedAugust 15, 2012
Egypt's Sixty Years of Misery National Review OnlineJuly 24, 2012
Uncovering Early Islam National Review OnlineMay 16, 2012
The Arabs as Seen Fifty Years Ago The Washington TimesMarch 6, 2012
The Historical Reality of the Muslim Conquests Jihad WatchMarch 1, 2012
Israel at Peace The Dorchester ReviewSpring/Summer 2012
An Old Egyptian Tradition Stonegate InstituteJanuary 2, 2012
The revisionist history of Sari Nusseibeh The Jerusalem PostOctober 11, 2011
Assessing Qaddafi National Review OnlineAugust 30, 2011
Texts, Lies and Videotape The National InterestAugust 10, 2011
A Chameleon, Nevertheless American ThinkerJuly 24, 2011
Israel's Human Chameleon Strikes Again American ThinkerJuly 10, 2011
Not Stealing Palestine but Purchasing Israel National Review OnlineJune 21, 2011
Reclaiming a historical truth HaaretzJune 10, 2011
Abbas's Fable The Jerusalem PostMay 20, 2011
Were Conquered Christians Really Liberated Muslims? FrontPageMagazine.comApril 24, 2011
How Many Palestinian Arab Refugees Were There? Israel AffairsApril 2011
A legacy of violence The Jerusalem PostMarch 1, 2011
Egypt's Identity Crisis Pajamas MediaFebruary 14, 2011
Shimon Peres versus the Brits Jerusalem PostAugust 2, 2010
How Islamists Came to Dominate European Islam National Review OnlineMay 25, 2010
In Europe, Remorse Has Turned to Masochism National Review OnlineApril 27, 2010
Was Marco Polo an 'Islamophobe'? Pajamas MediaApril 16, 2010
When Israel Stood Up to Washington [in 1981] FrontPageMagazine.comApril 6, 2010
In Mideast, Bet on a Strong Horse National Review OnlineFebruary 16, 2010
T. E. Lawrence, American Strategist History News NetworkJanuary 18, 2010
The Zionism of Orde Wingate CovenantAugust 2009
Palestinians Who Helped Create Israel Jerusalem PostMarch 26, 2009
Conflating History with Theology Jihad WatchMarch 15, 2009
On Vikings and Victims: White-Guilt in Context American ThinkerDecember 14, 2008
Appease Iran? Jerusalem PostSeptember 25, 2008
The Middle East's Tribal Affliction Jerusalem PostJanuary 24, 2008
Fascism's Legacy: Liberalism Jerusalem PostJanuary 10, 2008
Rewriting History National Review OnlineDecember 7, 2007
Arab-Israeli Fatalities Rank 49th FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 8, 2007
Jesus and Mohammad, Version 2.0 National Review OnlineSeptember 10, 2007
Countries Threatened with Extinction New York SunAugust 7, 2007
The Soviets' Six-Day War New York SunMay 29, 2007
Where the Nazi "Big Lie" Endures New York SunMay 1, 2007
Islam gets concessions; infidels get conquered Los Angeles TimesDecember 5, 2006
In 1796, U.S. Vowed Friendliness With Islam New York SunNovember 7, 2006
Warning: Quote History at Your Own Risk Private PapersSeptember 27, 2006
"Moslem States Represent a Potential Threat to World Peace" FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 13, 2006
From Nationalism to Fascism to Terror Private PapersSeptember 4, 2005
The End of Treason New York SunAugust 16, 2005
Jihad through History New York SunMay 31, 2005
The U.N. at 60 Philadelphia Daily NewsApril 26, 2005
The Future of Judaism New York SunJanuary 25, 2005
Why the Japanese Internment Still Matters New York SunDecember 28, 2004
[The Issue of Compulsion in Religion:] Islam is What Its Followers Make of It New York SunSeptember 28, 2004
Support the lesser evil [in Saudi Arabia] The AustralianMay 31, 2004
Study the Koran? New York SunJanuary 20, 2004
[Appeasement and] Why Europe Balks New York PostJanuary 28, 2003
PBS, Recruiting for Islam New York PostDecember 17, 2002
Korean Delusions [of Appeasement] New York PostOctober 9, 2002
[Michael Oren's] "Six Days of War" New York PostJune 4, 2002
Think like a Muslim[, Urges "Across the Centuries"] New York PostFebruary 11, 2002
The Coming Century History News NetworkOctober 11, 2001
Military Slaves: A Uniquely Muslim Phenomenon The Arming of Slaves from the Ancient World to the American Civil WarNovember 16-18, 2000
The Year the Arabs Discovered Palestine [Short version] Jerusalem PostSeptember 13, 2000
They had a name for it[: Appeasement] Jerusalem PostJuly 5, 2000
How Elijah Muhammad Won CommentaryJune 2000
Who was the Prophet Muhammad? Jerusalem PostMay 12, 2000
[Antonius, Arafat, Said Become Palestinian:] A Good Career Move Jerusalem PostSeptember 7, 1999
Asad's Art of the Double Game Modern Syria: From Ottoman Rule to Pivotal Role in the Middle East1999
If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam? New RepublicApril 28, 1997
The Western Mind of Radical Islam First ThingsDecember 1995
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
Title Publication Date
How Arab Rulers Undermined a Palestinian State Middle East QuarterlySpring 2022
"Godless Saracens Threatening Destruction": Modern Christian Responses to Islam and Muslims Middle East QuarterlySpring 2021
"Godless Saracens Threatening Destruction": Premodern Christian Responses to Islam and Muslims Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2021
How San Remo Birthed the Jewish National Home Middle East QuarterlySummer 2020
The Birth of Israel: U.S. Envoy McDonald's Tireless Efforts Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
The "Ottoman Balfour Declaration" Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2018
Turks and Arabs Welcomed the Balfour Declaration Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2018
Israel's Costs vs. Its Benefits Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
This Time, the Loser Writes History Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
An Inevitable Conflict Middle East QuarterlySummer 2017
Were the Arabs Indigenous to Mandatory Palestine? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2016
What Is Genocide? The Armenian Case Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
Did the Armenian Genocide Inspire Hitler? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
Ankara's Unacknowledged Genocide Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
Islamic Supremacy Alive and Well in Ankara Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2013
The Battle over Silwan Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Founding National Myths Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
The Rhetoric of Nonsense Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Are the Negev Bedouin an Indigenous People? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Azzam's Genocidal Threat Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Does Anyone Speak Arabic? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Benny Morris: "The 1948 War Was an Islamic Holy War" Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Are Judaism and Christianity as Violent as Islam? Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Will Untapped Ottoman Archives Reshape the Armenian Debate? Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Early Zionists and Arabs Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Tactical Hudna and Islamist Intolerance Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
"A Land without a People for a People without a Land" Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
The Fallacy of Grievance-based Terrorism Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Middle East's Tribal DNA Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Terror in Black September: An Eyewitness Account Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Palestinians, Jebusites, and Evangelicals Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Middle East Strongmen, Ancient and Modern Middle East QuarterlySpring 2007
The Barzani Chameleon Middle East QuarterlySpring 2007
Henry Kissinger to Iraq in 1975: "We Can Reduce Israel's Size" Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Assessing the Islamist Threat, Circa 1946 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
Armenian Massacres: New Records Undercut Old Blame Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
Palestine or Peace? A 1960 Jordanian Peace Initiative Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
Benny Morris's Reign of Error, Revisited Middle East QuarterlySpring 2005
The Lie That Won't Die: Collusion, 1967 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Smoking Gun: Arab Immigration into Palestine, 1922-1931 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
The Unbearable Lightness of My Critics Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
FDR Addresses the Arabs Middle East QuarterlyMarch 2000
Israel's founding fathers Middle East QuarterlyMarch 2000
Benny Morris and the Reign of Error Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1999
You Need Beethoven to Modernize Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
The Arab World's Travails: History's Burden Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1998
Historical Fictions Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1996
A Totalitarian Concept of History Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1996
My Non-Zionist Narrative Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1996
Rewriting Israel's History Middle East QuarterlyJune 1996
Why Jews Fled the Arab Countries Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
British Jerusalem in the News Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1994
Imperial Israel: The Nile-to-Euphrates Calumny Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1994
Reviews
Title Publication Date
The Ottoman World: A Cultural History Reader, 1450-1700 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe Middle East QuarterlySummer 2022
A Prophet Has Appeared: The Rise of Islam through Christian and Jewish Eyes: A Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlyFall 2021
The Prophet's Heir: The Life of Ali ibn Abi Talib Middle East QuarterlySummer 2021
Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today Middle East QuarterlySummer 2021
The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle Eastern and North African History Middle East QuarterlySpring 2021
Subtle Insights Concerning Knowledge and Practice Middle East QuarterlyFall 2020
The Levant Express: The Arab Uprisings, Human Rights, and the Future of the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySpring 2020
Islam in der Moderne, Moderne im Islam. Eine Festschrift für Reinhard Schulze zum 65. Geburtstag Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2020
Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness. Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
Catch-67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War. Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
The Future of the Middle East: Faith, Force, and Finance Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
Inside the Arab State Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography Middle East QuarterlyFall 2019
Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean Middle East QuarterlySummer 2019
Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires Middle East QuarterlySummer 2019
Killing Orders: Talat Pasha's Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide Middle East QuarterlySpring 2019
Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World Middle East QuarterlySpring 2019
Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Guardians of the Arab State: When Militaries Intervene in Politics, from Iraq to Mauritania Middle East QuarterlyFall 2018
Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler Middle East QuarterlySpring 2018
Jihad and Islam in World War I: Studies on the Ottoman Jihad on the Centenary of Snouck Hurgronje's "Holy War Made in Germany." Middle East QuarterlySpring 2018
Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide, a History Middle East QuarterlyFall 2017
Palestine Investigated: The Criminal Investigation Department of the Palestine Police Force, 1920-1948 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2017
Ike's Gamble: America's Rise to Dominance in the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySpring 2017
Seven Myths of the Crusades Middle East QuarterlySummer 2016
The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain. Middle East QuarterlySummer 2016
Competitive Archaeology in Jordan: Narrating Identity from the Ottomans to the Hashemites. Middle East QuarterlySummer 2016
Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese "Young Phoenician." Middle East QuarterlySummer 2016
The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology in the Crusader Period Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
Palestine in Turmoil: The Struggle for Sovereignty, 1933-1939 (2 vols.) Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2016
Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue: The Formulation of a Policy, 1948-1956 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2015
Arming the Sultan: German Arms Trade and Personal Diplomacy in the Ottoman Empire before World War I Middle East QuarterlySummer 2015
The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
The Lives of Muhammad Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War. A History Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlySpring 2015
Islam in Europa, Revolten in Mittelost: Islamismus und Genozid von Wilhelm II. und Enver Pascha über Hitler und al-Husaini bis Arafat, Usama Bin Ladin und Ahmadinejad sowie Gespräche mit Bernard Lewis Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2015
Christmas in the Koran: Luxenberg, Syriac, and the Near Eastern and Judeo-Christian Background of Islam Middle East QuarterlyJanuary 2015
Rabbinic Creativity in the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
More Desired than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism Middle East QuarterlySpring 2014
Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires 1908-1918 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Did Muhammad Exist?: An Inquiry into Islam's Obscure Origins The American SpectatorMay 25, 2012
Egypt: A Short History Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Ibn Saud: The Desert Warrior and His Legacy Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
The Left in Iran: 1905-1940 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2011
Two Years in Kurdistan Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
The Caliphate Question: The British Government and Islamic Governance Winter 2011
Muslim Communities of Grace: The Sufi Brotherhoods in Islamic Religious Life Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
The Mind of Jihad Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Immortal: A Military History of Iran and its Armed Forces Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Images of Muhammad: Narratives of the Prophet in Islam across the Centuries Middle East QuarterlyFall 2010
Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Palestine Betrayed Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Jihad and Genocide Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
The Crisis of Islamic Civilization Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Turkish Migration to the United States: From Ottoman Times to the Present Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
Muhammad's Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
A History of Modern Iran Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
The Crescent and the Eagle: Ottoman Rule, Islam, and the Albanians, 1874-1913 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
British Policy in Mesopotamia, 1903-1914 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Terror in Black September: The First Eyewitness Account of the Infamous 1970 Hijackings Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
The Secret of Coexistence: Jews and Arabs in Haifa during the British Mandate in Palestine, 1920-1948 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
History Upside Down: The Roots of Palestinian Fascism and the Myth of Israeli Aggression Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
Churchill's Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
Arab Politics, Palestinian Nationalism, and the Six Day War Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
The Jewel of Medina Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
A History of Modern Israel Jerusalem PostOctober 12, 2008
The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
A History of Modern Libya Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Palestine and Transjordan: Geographical Handbook Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
The Development of Trans-Jordan, 1929-1939: A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Between Foreigners and Shi‘is Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History Washington TimesMay 20, 2008
A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present Journal of International Security AffairsSpring 2008
The Palestinian Peasant Economy under the Mandate: A Story of Colonial Bungling Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Crusader Castles and Modern Histories Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and the Struggle for Palestine, 1880-1948 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
New Turkes: Dramatizing Islam and the Ottomans in Early Modern England Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
In a Sea of Knowledge: British Arabists in the Twentieth Century Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
The Truth about Muhammad, Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (And the Crusades) Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
King Hussein and the Evolution of Jordan's Perception of a Political Settlement with Israel, 1967-1988 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Israeli Military and the Origins of the 1967 War: Government, Armed Forces and Defence Policy, 1963-1967 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Islamic Imperialism: A History Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Decline of the Anglo-American Middle East, 1961-1969: A Willing Retreat Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Nadir Shah's Quest for Legitimacy in Post-Safavid Iran Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Memories of State: Politics, History, and Collective Identity Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Islam and Liberty: The Historical Misunderstanding Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Emergence of States in a Tribal Society Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Anglo-Iranian Relations since 1800 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Victory in Tripoli: How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
The Question of Zion Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Shi‘ism: Waiting for the Hidden Imam Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
The Shi‘is of Jabal ‘Amil and the New Lebanon Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Reclaiming a Plundered Past: Archaeology and Nation Building in Modern Iraq Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
New Heavens: My Life as a Fighter Pilot and a Founder of the Israel Air Force Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
The Man Who Would Be King: The First American in Afghanistan Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
Lebanon: The Politics of Frustration: The Failed Coup of 1961 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The Great Game of Genocide: Imperialism, Nationalism, and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The Yom Kippur War: The War that Transformed the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Sailors in the Holy Land: The 1848 American Expedition to the Dead Sea and the Search for Sodom and Gomorrah Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization under Atatürk and Reza Shah Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
H.V. Evatt and the Establishment of Israel: The Undercover Zionist Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The History of Iraq Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
Six Days: How the 1967 War Shaped the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
Anglo-Saxon Perceptions of the Islamic World Middle East QuarterlyFall 2005
Crisis: The Anatomy of Two Major Foreign Policy Crises Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
The Palestinian People: A History Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
Workers and Peasants in the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Jordanian-Israeli War 1948-1951: A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Jews, Turks, and Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth through the Twentieth Century Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Decision on Palestine Deferred: America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Sacrificing Truth: Archaeology and the Myth of Masada Middle East QuarterlyFall 2003
Israeli Historical Revisionism: From Left to Right Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
David Ben-Gurion, the State of Israel and the Arab World, 1949-1956 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2003
What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
The Sword and the Olive: A Critical History of the Israeli Defense Force Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Militant Zionism in America: The Rise and Impact of the Jabotinsky Movement in the United States, 1926-1948 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Israel: The First Hundred Years, Vol. III: Israeli Politics and Society Since 1948: Problems of Collective Identity Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Israel: The First Hundred Years, Vol. II: From War to Peace? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
Israel: The First Hundred Years, Vol. I: Israel's Transition from Community to State Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
The Rise and Fall of the Hashimite Kingdom of Arabia Middle East QuarterlySummer 2002
Great Britain and Reza Shah: The Plunder of Iran, 1921-1941 Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
Betrayal of Palestine: The Story of George Antonius Middle East QuarterlySpring 2002
The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Palestine: A Twice Promised Land?: The British, the Arabs & Zionism 1915-1920 , Vol. 1 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Unfolding the Orient: Travellers in Egypt and the Near East Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Palestine 1948: War, Escape and the Emergence of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Islam: A Short History Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
A History of Modern Yemen Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Description of Egypt Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Baksheesh Diplomacy: Secret Negotiations between American Jewish Leaders and Arab Officials on the Eve of World War II Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas Middle East QuarterlyDecember 2000
Constructing Boundaries: Jewish and Arab Workers in Mandatory Palestine Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
The Quest for the Historical Muhammad Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
Ploughing Sand: British Rule in Palestine, 1917-1948 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
A Middle East Mosaic: Fragments of Life, Letters and History Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
Atatürk Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
Serving the Master: Slavery and Society in Nineteenth Century Morocco Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
The Persian Presence in the Islamic World Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
The Jewish Discovery of Islam: Studies in Honor of Bernard Lewis Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
Istanbul under Allied Occupation, 1918-1923 Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
Iran and the Rise of Reza Shah: From Qajar Collapse to Pahlavi Power Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
The Cambridge History of Egypt. Vol. I: Islamic Egypt, 640-1517 Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
The Cambridge History of Egypt. Vol. II: Modern Egypt from 1517 to the End of the Twentieth Century Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
Oil and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-63 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1999
The Society of the Muslim Brothers in Egypt: The Rise of an Islamic Mass Movement, 1928-1942 Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Pan-Islamism: Indian Muslims, the Ottomans and Britain (1877-1924) Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Jihad in the West: Muslim Conquests from the 7th to the 21st Centuries Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
The History of Saudi Arabia Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1999
British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918 Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1999
Mandate Days: British Lives in Palestine, 1918-1948 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
Empire and Nationhood: The United States, Great Britain, and Iranian Oil, 1950-54 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
The Damascus Affair Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
To the Promised Land: A History of Zionist Thought Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
The Ottoman Gulf: The Creation of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Lebanon's Quest: The Road to Statehood 1926-1939 Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
The Founding Myths of Israel: Nationalism, Socialism, and the Making of the Jewish State Middle East QuarterlyJune 1998
Militarism in Arab Society: An Historigraphical and Bibliographical Sourcebook Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1998
The Invention of Ancient Israel: The Silencing of Palestinian History Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1998
History of Israel's War of Independence: The First Month Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1997
The Social History of Labor in the Middle East Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
The Revolution of 1908 in Turkey Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Louis Massignon: The Crucible of Compassion Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Fabricating Israeli History: The 'New Historians' Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
The Army and the Creation of the Pahlavi State in Iran, 1910-1926 Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Fighting World War III from the Middle East: Allied Contingency Plans, 1945-1954 Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Arms Race: Arms, Embargo, Military Power and Decision in the 1948 Palestine War Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1997
An Historical Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1996
Historical Dictionary of Syria Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1996
The Legacy of Muslim Spain Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1995
An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1914 Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1995
Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Jericho: Dreams, Ruins, Phantoms Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Mount Sinai Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1995
Two Kings in Arabia: Sir Reader Bullard's Letters from Jeddah Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
Russian Ships in the Gulf, 1899-1903 Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
The Mosque: History, Architectural Development and Regional Diversity Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
Mecca: A Literary History of the Muslim Holy Land Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
Like Hidden Fire: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire Middle East QuarterlyMarch 1995
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
The Quakers and Palestinian Refugee Relief Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and PolicyMarch 7, 2014
Did Muhammad Exist? MEF WireApril 24, 2012
Culture and Conflict in the Middle East MEF WireJanuary 29, 2008
The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War MEF WireJune 6, 2007
Righteous Muslims MEF WireDecember 11, 2006
Internment: A Tool in the War on Terror? MEF WireDecember 2, 2004
The Current Crisis Through the Eyes of the Greeks MEF WireMay 6, 2003
Making Sense of the Six-Day War MEF WireMay 6, 2002
What does it mean to be haunted by one's past? MEF WireOctober 1, 1996
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
The Intrepid Duo: Pipes, Father and Son The Gatestone InstituteMay 20, 2019
Israel, East Germany, and the West German Far Left: An Interview with Jeffrey Herf FathomSummer 2016
The Real History Behind Netanyahu's Holocaust Comments The Washington Free BeaconOctober 24, 2015
Gregg Roman on the 'Inextricable Connection' between Islamists and Hitler Al-Jazeera EnglishOctober 22, 2015
What I'm Reading: An Interview with Daniel Pipes History News NetworkApril 12, 2015
Egypt Under Al-Sisi: An Interview with Raymond Stock The New English ReviewFebruary 2015
Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
Churchill, Hitler, and Islam National Review OnlineJuly 24, 2017
The Six-Day War: Personal Recollections Danielpipes.orgJune 5, 2017
Historians Run Amok National Review OnlineApril 4, 2017
The Oslo Disaster: Executive Summary September 14, 2016
The 11th Encyclopædia Britannica on Who Is a Palestinian Danielpipes.orgJuly 31, 2016
East Germany's Undeclared Wars with Israel The Times of IsraelMay 1, 2016
Open Letter to President Obama about Christmas Bells in the Middle East Markdurie.comDecember 27, 2015
Is the West Indebted to Islam? QuadrantDecember 10, 2015
What Reagan Could Tell Us About Islamic Taqiyya Raymondibrahim.comOctober 7, 2015
Justice for Palestine August 16, 2010
Webinars
Title Publication Date
Producer of Banned Film on Islamic History Speaks Out Middle East Forum WebinarJune 20, 2022
Raymond Ibrahim on Academic Myths About Islam Middle East Forum WebinarFebruary 11, 2022
Jonathan Tobin on Israel's Response to Poland's Holocaust Revisionism Middle East Forum WebinarMay 9, 2021
Robert Spencer: "Did Muhammad Exist?" Middle East Forum WebinarMarch 1, 2021
Jason Guberman on Digitally Preserving Jewish Sites in the Middle East Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 20, 2020