Middle East studies in the News
Iranian Front Group Pumping Funds into US Universities
by Candace de Russy
According to Arutz Sheva, a pro-Iran, anti-Israel front organization is pouring money into American higher-education institutions that employ professors and speakers of like-minded persuasion:
The organization in question is the Alavi Foundation, which reportedly is on the federal radar. Thus, it
This alleged Iranian infiltration of American campuses is part of a larger pattern. Elsewhere I have commented on a similar Saudi spending jag in our academic institutions.
Based on the work of the CISS, Arutz Sheva notes that such front groups are heavily financingacademic studies in the UK:
How many pieces of silver — and incidents of violent mayhem — will it take for the West'sacademic institutions to come to their senses, refuse our enemies' largesse, and thus join in taking responsibility for our collective security?Note: Articles listed under "Middle East studies in the News" provide information on current developments concerning Middle East studies on North American campuses. These reports do not necessarily reflect the views of Campus Watch and do not necessarily correspond to Campus Watch's critique.
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