Writings by Topic: Legal

Press Releases
Title Publication Date
U.S. House Approves Reporting on Foreign Funds to Universities; Includes Key MEF Priorities News from the Middle East ForumDecember 8, 2023
Middle East Forum Exposes Qatari Efforts to Manipulate US Justice System News from the Middle East ForumAugust 25, 2023
San Diego Imam Evades MEF's $5,000 Offer for Information about 'Hate Crime' Attacker News from the Middle East ForumDecember 2, 2022
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Strategies and Consequences to Applying RICO Statues to SJP The Middle East Forum ObserverMay 2, 2024
Who Has Standing to Sue in a RICO Case against SJP? The Middle East Forum ObserverMay 1, 2024
Using the Anti-Klan Act to Address Campus Antisemitism The Middle East Forum ObserverApril 30, 2024
The Case for a Class Action RICO Lawsuit Against SJP to Combat Campus Antisemitism The Middle East Forum ObserverApril 29, 2024
Terrorists Welcome: Chronic Counterterrorism Lapses at the Border Demand Investigation and Congressional Intervention The American MindApril 22, 2024
Will Animus toward Israel Eviscerate the Geneva Conventions? Middle East Forum ObserverApril 1, 2024
Florida House Passes Bill Slamming Hamas-Linked CAIR JNSFebruary 11, 2024
Former Employee Defeats 'Powerful Organization' CAIR in Court, Fires Back With Suit of Her Own Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 5, 2024
'Anti-Semite' Professor Accused of Sex-for-Grades Scandal Ousted from Oberlin College The New York PostDecember 6, 2023
Professor Under Fire for Abandoning Kidnapped Princeton Scholars Iran InternationalNovember 26, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 8: Some Concluding Thoughts, Including about the Future MarkDurie.comOctober 29, 2023
A Primer on Hamas; Part 7: What Are the Rules of War? MarkDurie.comOctober 27, 2023
France's Abaya Ban Survives Legal Challenges, For Now Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2023
Detained Mobster Exposes Turkey's No-Questions-Asked Policy on Money Laundering Nordic MonitorSeptember 28, 2023
Foreign Manipulation in Our Midst: Qatar and the Legal Gambit to Silence Americans Focus on Western IslamismAugust 25, 2023
Sharia Marriages Undermine Women's Rights in UK Focus on Western IslamismJune 6, 2023
Maryland Legislature Funds Pro-Iran Mosque Entangled in Terror Trials Focus on Western IslamismMay 26, 2023
UK Attempts a Crackdown on Prison Islamism; Enforcement Doubted Focus on Western IslamismMay 26, 2023
Berlin Lifts Hijab Ban on School Teachers; Muslim Brotherhood Victorious Focus on Western IslamismMay 9, 2023
SCOTUS: Turkish Bank Not Immune from U.S. Prosecution for Iran Sanctions Violations Nordic MonitorApril 27, 2023
Erdoğan's Turkey Has Become a Conduit to Bust Iran Sanctions Nordic MonitorMarch 27, 2023
Phyllis Chesler: Israeli Protesters, Stop Tearing the Country Apart JNSMarch 21, 2023
Proposed Massachusetts Law Would Join Mosque and State Focus on Western IslamismMarch 15, 2023
Illinois Mystery: Why is the Legislature Earmarking Funds for Hamas-Tied Mosque? Focus on Western IslamismMarch 6, 2023
Israel: Don't Give Your Enemies More Ammo! YnetFebruary 16, 2023
In Egypt, No Justice for Christians -- The Case of Soad Thabet Gatestone InstituteFebruary 9, 2023
Canadian Islamists Celebrate Prospect of Tax-Deductible Funds Going to Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan Focus on Western IslamismFebruary 9, 2023
Turkey Released Two-Thirds of ISIS Detainees, Sent over 1,000 ISIS Jihadists to Europe Nordic MonitorFebruary 6, 2023
Turkey Running Covert Ops in U.S., Canada, and Europe Nordic MonitorFebruary 1, 2023
For Israel to Win, the Justice System Must Be Reformed JNSJanuary 29, 2023
The Empty Promise of 'Rigorous Security Vetting' in New Migrant Border-Crossing Program Center for Immigration StudiesJanuary 26, 2023
Turkey's Elections Are Not Just Turkey's Gatestone InstituteJanuary 26, 2023
Looming ICJ Advisory Opinion a Threat to Israel at the UN The New York SunJanuary 24, 2023
Turkish Intel Agency MIT Responsible for 2015 Murder of Downed Russian Pilot in Syria Nordic MonitorJanuary 19, 2023
Key Erdoğan Advisor Nurtured in Tehran's Quds Force Network Nordic MonitorJanuary 18, 2023
Canada's Islamists Impede the Counterjihad While Seeking Taxpayer Monies Focus on Western IslamismJanuary 13, 2023
Austria Bungles Investigation of Muslim Brotherhood Focus on Western IslamismJanuary 13, 2023
German Bureaucrat Trashes IDF Founder; Declared Antisemitic by Court The Jerusalem PostJanuary 9, 2023
Israel Should Put an End to Palestinian Diplomatic Terror Arutz ShevaJanuary 3, 2023
Yet Again: Turkish Courts Continue Freeing ISIS Jihadists Nordic MonitorJanuary 2, 2023
Another Case of Turkish Courts Going Easy on ISIS Nordic MonitorDecember 14, 2022
Islamists Manhandle Journalist for Questioning San Diego Imam About 'Hate Crime' Focus on Western IslamismDecember 2, 2022
Turkish Journalist Serving 297 Years in Prison for Criticizing Erdoğan and Jihadists Nordic MonitorNovember 30, 2022
Erdoğan Allows Iran's Quds Force to Resume Operations in Turkey Nordic MonitorNovember 21, 2022
Erdoğan Government Hiding ISIS Activity in Turkey -- A Revolving Door Policy Nordic MonitorNovember 18, 2022
Al-Qaeda Linked Erdoğan Agent Stirs Up Trouble in Sweden Nordic MonitorNovember 7, 2022
Update: Turkey Continues to Spy on Critics Abroad in 2022 Nordic MonitorNovember 3, 2022
Turkish Officials Spy on Dissidents in U.S. Using DHS Website Nordic MonitorNovember 2, 2022
Biden Called Turkish PM to Warn of False Accusations Against the U.S., but Turkey Remained Unmoved Nordic MonitorOctober 27, 2022
Legacy Media: Italy's New PM Is a 'Neo-Fascist.' But, No, She Isn't Focus on Western IslamismOctober 27, 2022
Is This Immigrant Muslim Stronghold in Michigan America's Election Fraud Capital? Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 3: Islamists Throw Off Their Progressivist Shackles Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
A Conservative-Islamist Alliance; Part 2: The Changing Politics of American Islam Focus on Western IslamismOctober 25, 2022
Will San Diego County Fund CAIR's Hate-Filled Fundraising Banquet? Focus on Western IslamismOctober 20, 2022
Can a Single Politician Cut EU Funding to Islamists? Focus on Western IslamismOctober 14, 2022
Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraq's Dangerous Actor, Part II: Looking Ahead GISSeptember 29, 2022
FWI Investigation Sparks Congressional Inquiry into Oberlin Professor Mahallati Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 29, 2022
Mosque Founder Says Muslims Should Pray for West's Destruction: Will Pittsburgh's Mayor Honor Him? Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 14, 2022
Farce or Progress? Macron Tries to Expel an Islamist Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 9, 2022
Harvard Replaces Michigan Mayor Accused of Election Fraud from Voting Rights Panel Focus on Western IslamismAugust 21, 2022
Congress Must End Funding of Islamist Groups Focus on Western IslamismJune 24, 2022
Western Governments Play a Key Role in Successful Honor Killing Escapes The Investigative Project on TerrorismFebruary 11, 2020
Is Gaza 'Occupied'? JNSOctober 6, 2019
Non-Muslim Lawyer Launches Major Lawsuit Against CAIR The Daily WireJune 10, 2019
Reflections on How Islamist Lawfare Has Succeeded PJ MediaDecember 21, 2018
Asia Bibi's Case Reveals Islamists' True Colors The American SpectatorDecember 21, 2018
Rape-Grooming Gangs in the UK: Support Victims, Get Threats The Daily CallerAugust 21, 2018
Don't Work with the Southern Poverty Law Center The Tennessee StarMay 18, 2018
Webinars
Title Publication Date
Middle East Forum Roundtable: Oberlin College 'Suspends' Professor Mahallati Middle East Forum WebinarDecember 11, 2023
Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff: When Speech Ceases to be Free Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 6, 2023
Eugene Volokh on Boycotts, Discrimination, and the First Amendment Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 25, 2023
Todd Bensman on Muslim Migrants on the U.S. Terror List Infiltrating the Southern U.S. Border Middle East Forum WebinarMarch 20, 2023
Nicholas Damask: A College Professor's Victory Over CAIR Middle East Forum WebinarJanuary 6, 2023
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: Waging the Battle to Bankrupt the Jihad Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 28, 2022
Daniel Pipes, Cynthia Farahat, and Jonathan Schanzer: The Muslim Brotherhood, as Revealed in a New Book Middle East Forum WebinarNovember 18, 2022
Christopher Holton: Waging a Counter-Islamist Offensive in America Middle East Forum WebinarOctober 17, 2022
Anne Herzberg: How the World Fuels Palestinian Irredentism Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 22, 2022
Joseph Sabag: Fighting BDS, One State at a Time Middle East Forum WebinarJuly 22, 2022
Daniel Haqiqatjou: Why Islam Is the Solution to 'Liberalism' Middle East Forum WebinarMay 27, 2022
Robert Spencer: Are Non-Muslims Free to Criticize Islam? Middle East Forum WebinarMay 13, 2022
Maurice Hirsch: Is the Palestinian Authority Victim or Victor? Middle East Forum WebinarMarch 28, 2022