Webinars

Middle East Forum webinars feature a brief video presentation by one or two specialists, followed by a question-and-answer period. To view past webinars, click on the links below.

Participation in the webinars as they take place requires advance registration and the Zoom application on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Sign up for forthcoming webinars.

Title Date
Todd Bensman on Muslim Migrants on the U.S. Terror List Infiltrating the Southern U.S. Border March 20, 2023
Nima Gholan Ali Pour on Sweden's Crisis of Unchecked Immigration March 17, 2023
Joseph Braude on 'Whispered in Gaza,' Silenced Voices Made Audible March 13, 2023
Benjamin Weinthal on Iran's Shifting Relations with Europe March 10, 2023
Asra Nomani on Islamism's Woke Army March 3, 2023
David P. Goldman on the New, New Middle East: China, Iran, and Turkey February 27, 2023
Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III on Iraq: Twenty Years After the Fall of Saddam Hussein February 24, 2023
Adam Levick on the BBC's Islamist Insiders February 20, 2023
Amir Taheri on Iran's Counter-Revolution February 17, 2023
Gil Hoffman on New Developments in Media Coverage of Israel February 13, 2023
Benjamin Baird on the Future of Islamism in Politics in the United States February 6, 2023
Dexter Van Zile: A Muhammed Picture and Hamline's Crisis February 3, 2023
Seth Frantzman on Drones and the Transformation of Warfare January 30, 2023
Raymond Ibrahim on Christians Who Defended the West from Islamic Conquest January 27, 2023
Tomas Sandell on the Future of European-Israeli Relations January 23, 2023
Hussain Abdul-Hussain on Iran's Push to Control Iraq January 20, 2023
Jonathan Schanzer: The Abraham Accords and Jordan's Unsustainable Position January 13, 2023
Nicholas Damask: A College Professor's Victory Over CAIR January 6, 2023
Enes Kanter Freedom: "The Price I Paid for Criticizing the Turkish Regime" December 30, 2022
Emanuele Ottolenghi on Iranian Operations in Latin America December 23, 2022
Tereza Yerimyan on Containing Turkish Adventurism on Capitol Hill December 19, 2022
Diliman Abdulkader on Finding Peace and Stability for the Kurds December 16, 2022
Dan Schueftan: Israel's Opportunities and Challenges December 12, 2022
Alberto M. Fernandez: Sudan at the Crossroads December 9, 2022
Richard Landes on Why Leftists Embrace Islamist Ideas about the West December 5, 2022
Ahnaf Kalam on Uthman ibn Farooq: Hate Crime Victim or Hoaxer? December 2, 2022
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner: Waging the Battle to Bankrupt the Jihad November 28, 2022
Eliezer Tauber on Deir Yassin: The Massacre That Never Was November 21, 2022
Daniel Pipes, Cynthia Farahat, and Jonathan Schanzer: The Muslim Brotherhood, as Revealed in a New Book November 18, 2022
Gregg Roman: The Shabby Tale of Qatar's Ex-CIA Hire November 14, 2022
Sam Westrop and Benjamin Baird: Why Are Western Islamists Realigning with the Right? November 11, 2022
Juliana Taimoorazy Explains Who the Assyrian Christians Are and Their Current Crisis November 7, 2022
Jonathan Spyer: Is Erdo─čan's Turkey Aiding in a Jihadist Takeover of Northwest Syria? November 4, 2022
Joshua Teitelbaum on Israel and the Persian Gulf: Dawn of a New Era October 31, 2022
Danielle Pletka: Is the Middle East Being 'Qatarized'? October 28, 2022
Yuval Steinitz: How Israel Stopped Syria's Nukes October 24, 2022
Walter Russell Mead: Charting the History of the U.S.-Israel Relationship October 21, 2022
Christopher Holton: Waging a Counter-Islamist Offensive in America October 17, 2022
Mindy Belz: Are the Kurds on Their Own? October 14, 2022
Susannah Johnston on the Decline of the Islamic Society of North America: An On-Site Report October 7, 2022
Liel Leibovitz: The Dangers of Projecting American Ideas about Race on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict October 3, 2022
Zuhdi Jasser on Islamists Vs. Muslim Reformists: How the Battle Has Evolved Since 9/11 September 30, 2022
Jonathan Schanzer: What's Next for America's Tumultuous Relations with Saudi Arabia? September 23, 2022
Brigitte Gabriel on Living Under Islamism: A Personal Tale of Survival September 19, 2022
David Collier: What Explains Ireland's Extreme Antisemitism? September 12, 2022
Hannah Baldock: How and Why the British Media Empowers Islamists September 9, 2022
Irina Tsukerman on The Evolving Tehran-Moscow Axis September 2, 2022
Anne Herzberg: How the World Fuels Palestinian Irredentism August 22, 2022
Jonathan Tobin: Assessing the Latest Round of Anti-Zionism August 19, 2022
Leaving Islam, Becoming Canadian: Yasmine Mohammed's Struggle for Freedom August 15, 2022
Gerald Steinberg Explains How NGOs Funnel Money to Gaza Terrorists August 8, 2022
Jason Greenblatt: Why Trump's Middle East Diplomacy Succeeded August 5, 2022
Sean Durns: How Hezbollah Manipulates the Media August 1, 2022
Wasiq Wasiq on Islamist 'Participationists' in the United Kingdom July 29, 2022
Clifford May: How Think Tanks Influence Policy in Washington, D.C. July 25, 2022
Joseph Sabag: Fighting BDS, One State at a Time July 22, 2022
Tom Nisani: Reclaiming Israeli Sovereignty over the Temple Mount July 18, 2022
Danny Danon: My Five Years as Israel's UN Ambassador July 12, 2022
Dexter Van Zile: Bad Journalism Fuels Western Islamists July 8, 2022
Susannah Johnston: Tehran's Man at Oberlin College July 1, 2022
Mehrdad Khonsari: Bring on the Iranian Counter-Revolution June 27, 2022
Efraim Inbar: Israel Will Confront Iran Militarily, Deal or No Deal June 24, 2022
Producer of Banned Film on Islamic History Speaks Out June 20, 2022
Michael Mandelbaum on How the Past Foreshadows the Future in U.S. Middle East Policy June 17, 2022
Geoffrey Cain: China's Dystopian Police State and the Uyghurs June 13, 2022
Raphael BenLevi: Does Israel Have a Grand Strategy? June 6, 2022
The Coming Caliphate? Bill Roggio on Why Al-Qaeda and ISIS Still Matter June 3, 2022
Daniel Haqiqatjou: Why Islam Is the Solution to 'Liberalism' May 27, 2022
Jeffrey Herf: What Was Behind the Miracle of Israel's Creation? May 23, 2022
David P. Goldman: The Dire Consequences of Iran's Birth Dearth May 16, 2022
Robert Spencer: Are Non-Muslims Free to Criticize Islam? May 13, 2022
Yoram Ettinger: Does Israel Face a Palestinian Demographic Time Bomb? May 9, 2022
Ori Wertman on the Inside Story of Israel's Destruction of Syria's Nuclear Reactor May 6, 2022
Yifa Segal: Why the Temple Mount Is a Flashpoint for Palestinian Violence May 2, 2022
The Mullahs' Minions: Exposing the Iran Lobby in America, with Navid Mohebbi April 29, 2022
Michael Rubin: Is the Islamic Republic of Iran Stable? April 25, 2022
Shay Khatiri on How Putin's War in Ukraine Impacts the Middle East April 22, 2022
Sam Westrop: Ukraine's Crisis and Islamists' Responses April 11, 2022
Eyal Zisser on the American Universities after American Academics Opted for BDS April 8, 2022
Charles Jacobs Asks "Where are America's Jewish Leaders?" on Islamist Antisemitism April 4, 2022
Jacques Neriah on Lebanon in Crisis: No End In Sight April 1, 2022