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Middle East studies in the News from 2007

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Articles marked by a icon are recommended by Campus Watch staff.

Is Iraq Nearly Rid of al-Qaeda? [on Juan Cole]
by Jonathan Schanzer, December 29, 2007 - Jewish Policy Center Blog

Islam vs. Free Speech [on libel tourism, incls. "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Jed Babbin, December 28, 2007 - Human Events

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Selective Indignation of Israel's Academic Critics [on L. Roland Matory, Middle East studies]
by Richard L. Cravatts,, December 27, 2007 - The Jewish Press

Language Courses May Get Big Boost [on Utah schools, incls. Arabic]
by Tiffany Erickson, December 23, 2007 - Deseret Morning News

Muslim Studies too Political: Islamic Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Pauline Tam, December 22, 2007 - The Ottawa Citizen

Federal Judge Wrongly Allows Exclusion of Renowned Muslim Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Press Release, December 21, 2007 - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Rights Group to Appeal Judge's Ruling Against Muslim Scholar Barred from Entering US [on Tariq Ramadan]
December 21, 2007 - Associated Press

Court: State Law Won't Protect Terror Author from Libel Judgment [on Rachel Ehrenfeld, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Michael Gormley, December 21, 2007 - Associated Press

Federal Judge Rules Against Tariq Ramadan in Visa-Denial Case
by John Gravois, December 21, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Publishers Beware: NY State Says First Amendment Inapplicable [on Rachel Ehrenfeld, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Bruce Kesler, December 21, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

Scholar's Visa Denial Upheld [on Tariq Ramadan]
December 21, 2007 - Insider Higher Education

Professor Denied Visa for Donating Money to Palestinian Terror Group [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Thomas Zambito, December 21, 2007 - New York Daily News

Judge Upholds American Exclusion of Islamic Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Tatyana Gershkovich, December 21, 2007 - New York Sun

N.Y. Appeals Court Opens Door to 'Libel Tourism' [on Rachel Ehrenfeld, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Joseph Goldstein, December 21, 2007 - New York Sun

Islamic Scholar's Suit for a Visa Is Rejected [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Alan Feuer, December 21, 2007 - New York Times

Appeals Court Reject's Ehrenfeld's Bid to Block ‘Libel Tourism' [on Rachel Ehrenfeld and Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Jim Milliot, December 21, 2007 - Publishers Weekly

Judge Upholds Muslim Scholar's U.S. Entry Ban [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Christine Kearney, December 21, 2007 - Reuters

Responsible Journalism Will Have its Day in Court [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khaled bin Mahfouz]
by Richard Ackland, December 21, 2007 - The Sydney Morning Herald

New Professor, Same Old Anti-Israel Agenda at the Columbia Anthropology Department [on Brian Boyd, refs. Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Jonathan Schwartz, December 19, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

FSM's Second Annual ‘America's Most Dangerous College Courses' [incls. DePaul prof. Aminah Beverly McCloud]
by Jason Rantz, December 18, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Dhabah Almontaser's Campaign Of Deceit [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, December 18, 2007 - Pipe Line News

Will Bernard Lewis Explain Himself?
by Hugh Fitzgerald, December 17, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

Arabic Class at Western Washington University Opens Doors
by Kira Millage, December 17, 2007 - The Bellingham Herald

Columbia Still Roiled by Iranian's Visit [incl. Richard Bulliet, Gary Sick, Middle East studies]
by Dafna Linzer, December 16, 2007 - The Washington Post

Dept Brings Texas Twang to the Arabic Language [on University of Texas at Austin, Mahmoud Al-Batal ]
by Joseph Stuart Moss, December 13, 2007 - News from the University of Texas at Austin

U-M Press' Folly [on Univ. of Michigan Press & Pluto Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Robert Sklar, December 13, 2007 - The Detroit Jewish News

Making Sense of Osama [on UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies conference, "Jihadi Islam," incl. James Gelvin]
by Ajay Singh, December 13, 2007 - UCLA Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffTaking Sides on Title VI
by Stanley Kurtz, December 12, 2007 - National Review Online

A Familiar Clash As Faculty Meets [incl. Steven C. Caton]
by Maxwell L. Child, Samuel P. Jacobs, December 12, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Bad Form on Campus [on Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism," Pluto Press, Univ. of Michigan Press]
by Eitan Ingall and Sasha Gribov, December 12, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

One on One: Debunking Dastardly Debate [interview with Manfred Gerstenfeld, auth., "Academics Against Israel and the Jews"]
by Ruthie Blum, December 12, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

The State Of Middle Eastern Studies [incl. Joseph Massad, Hamid Dabashi, George Saliba, Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, December 12, 2007 - The New English Review

The Bertrand Russell of Islam [rev. of Ibn Warraq; incl. Tariq Ramadan]
by Michael Weiss, December 12, 2007 - The New York Sun

Plotting the Future of Islamic Studies
by Tariq Ramadan, December 2007 - Academic Matters

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Scapegoats of Khartoum and CUNY Faculty Union [on Sharad Karkhanis]
by Phil Orenstein, December 11, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

Court of Appeal Reviewing Khalil Gibran Academy Case [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Ryan Thompson, December 11, 2007 - The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Libel Tourism, Coming Soon to a Town Near You [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Robert O. Collins, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Roger Kimball, December 8, 2007 - Pajamas Media

'Arabic' Principal Fights On [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Kati Cornell, December 7, 2007 - New York Post

Academic Freedom or a Culture War? [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Rashid Khalidi, MEALAC]
by Alberto Tiburcio, December 7, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

The Real Definition of Academic Freedom [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad]
by Jonathan Hollander, December 7, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Foreign Language Classes Increase in Popularity [incl. Arabic]
by David Durett, December 6, 2007 - The Ithacan (Ithaca College)

Ex-principal of Arabic Khalil Gibran School Loses Round in Court [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Thomas Zambito, December 6, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Arabic Principal Loses Return Bid [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Kati Cornell, December 6, 2007 - The New York Post

Khalil Gibran Free to Find New Principal [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
December 6, 2007 - The New York Sun

Ex-Head of Arabic School Denied Old Job [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Larry Neumeister, December 5, 2007 - Associated Press

The International Islamophobia Conference [incl. John Esposito, John Voll, et al.]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, December 5, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Judge Says NY Arabic School Can Seek New Principal [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
December 5, 2007 - Reuters

Federal Judge Rules Against Ex-Khalil Gibran Principal [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Charles Maldonado, December 5, 2007 - The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Former Human Terrain System Participant Describes Program in Disarray [on Zenia Helbig]
by David Glenn, December 5, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Anthropologists Condemn Defense Department Project [quotes Lawrence Rosen, John Borneman]
by Sarah Pease-Kerr, December 5, 2007 - The Daily Princetonian

Analyze This...: Digging for the Truth about Israeli Archeology [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Calev Ben-David, December 5, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Against (Archaeological) Interpretation [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by David Hazony, December 4, 2007 - Contentions (Commentary Magazine Blog)

"Arabicity" in Our Schools [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Joseph Klein, December 4, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

International Islamophobia Conference to Feature Turkish PM, Esposito, Armstrong, Tariq Ramadan
by Robert Spencer, December 4, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Students Look Eastward for New Languages [on Arabic lang. instruction at U. of Pennsylvania]
by Cecily Wu, December 4, 2007 - The Daily Pennsylvanian

Univ. Helps Middlebury Hebrew Summer Program [incl. Vardit Ringvald]
by Matthew Brock, December 4, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Interest in Arabic Increasing
by Campbell Massie, December 4, 2007 - The Maneater (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Arabic Language School Prinicpal Sues Over Firing [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Marianne McCune, December 4, 2007 - WNYC New York Public Radio

Neuwirth v. Silverstein: Court Grants Anti-SLAPP Motion in Politically Charged Online Dispute [incl. Joel Beinin]
by Sam Bayard, December 3, 2007 - Citizen Media Law Project

Secrecy and Anthropology [incl. William Beeman]
by Elizabeth Redden, December 3, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Students Ask Department for Continuation of Arabic Language Course [on San Jose State University]
by Leah Bigelow, December 3, 2007 - Spartan Daily (San Jose State University)

The Academic Shield [ref. Middle Eastern studies]
by Richard L. Cravatts, December 3, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

A New House of Worship [on the proposed Center for the Study and Practice of Religion; supported by Middle Eastern studies dept.]
by Editorial, December 3, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

Middle East Studies Committee Providing Opportunity to Study in Arab Countries
by Kelcie Huffstickler, December 3, 2007 - The Herald of Arkansas State University

UCSB Receives $1 Million Gift to Establish Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies [on the University of California, Santa Barbara]
by Press Release, December 3, 2007 - University of California, Santa Barbara, Public Affairs

Answering Anti-Israel Academics [incl. Norman Finkelstein, Middle East studies]
by Richard L. Cravatts, December 2, 2007 - Israel Insider

Teddy Bears, Parked Cars and Moral Equivalence [on Georgetown profs. John Esposito and John Voll]
by John Hinderaker, December 2, 2007 - Power Line

Taking a Stand [on Georgetown profs. John Esposito and John Voll]
by Mark Steyn, December 2, 2007 - The Corner on National Review Online

We Just Want to Be Your Teddy Bear [on Georgetown prof. John Esposito]
by Mark Steyn, December 2, 2007 - The Corner on National Review Online

"Muslim Fags Don't Exist" [on Columbia's Joseph Massad]
by Jamie Kirchick, December 2, 2007 - The New Republic

Fired Arabic School Founder Blames Mayor Bloomberg for Resignation [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Thomas Zambito, December 1, 2007 - New York Daily News

New Forum Shares Mideast Perspective [on the Forum for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at New England College]
by Shira Schoenberg, November 30, 2007 - Concord Monitor (New Hampshire)

Facts in the Air [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Bari Weiss, November 30, 2007 - Haaretz

Middle East Studies Program in the Works [on Loyala University, incls. Behrooz Moazami, Lori Ranner, Adeline Masquelier ]
by Jess Burrola, November 30, 2007 - Loyala Maroon (New Orleans)

Barrett Continues Conspiracy Theory [on Kevin Barrett]
by Lauren Cohen, November 30, 2007 - The Badger Herald (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison)

Mideast Scholars, Meeting in Montreal, Worry About a Splinter Group and Academic Freedom [incl. Zachary Lockman, Laurie Brand, Amy Newhall]
by John Gravois, November 30, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students Hope to Expand Arabic Language Program [on the University of New Hampshire]
by Ryann Mead, November 30, 2007 - The New Hampshire

Arabic Skills Essential During Conflict in Middle East, Professor Says [on San Antonio College, Arabic lecturer Saeda Tomnbay]
by Jon Coker, November 30, 2007 - The Ranger (San Antonio, TX)

Should Schools Teach Chinese, Arabic? [on New Jersey school districts]
by Ashley Kindergan, November 30, 2007 - The Record (New Jersey)

Boniuk Center Changes Co-sponsorship Policy [incl. Joseph Massad]
by Alex Dinur, November 30, 2007 - The Rice Thresher

Arabic Cracks the Top Ten Languages Studied by College Students in US
by Elizabeth Ann Peer, November 30, 2007 - U. Town: The Columbia Missourian's Higher Education Blog

Islam and the Textbooks: A Reply to the Critics (Part Two of Two)
by Gilbert T. Sewall, November 29, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Hype vs. Reality in Arabic Enrollment Boom [quotes profs. Mahmoud Al-Batal, Karin Ryding, Martha Schulte-Nafeh, Kirk Belnap]
by Elizabeth Redden, November 29, 2007 - Insider Higher Education

Facts on the Ground? Keep on Digging for Historical Truth [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Jonathan Rosenbaum, November 29, 2007 - Jewish Exponent

For University Presses, Distribution Can Bring Profits—and Some Problems [on Univ. of Michigan Press & Pluto Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Jennifer Howard, November 29, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Representatives From Six Organizations Send Letter To The University Of Michigan Regents Urging Them To End The Pluto Press Distribution Contract [
by Jonathan Schwartz, November 28, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

Islam and the Textbooks: A Reply to the Critics (Part One of Two)
by Gilbert T. Sewall, November 28, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Regarding the Professorial Chair of Islamic Studies at the University of Leiden
by Tariq Ramadan, November 28, 2007 - TariqRamadan.com

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWho's Really Trembling? [on Middle East studies at Harvard, refs. James Russell, Haleh Esfandiari]
by Julia I. Bertelsmann, November 28, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Group Demands Apology from Almontaser [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
November 28, 2007 - The New York Sun

Language Study Serves Much Good [incl. Arabic]
by Editorial, November 27, 2007 - Bismarck Tribune (N. Dakota)

Current Events Spur Interest in Islamic Studies [incl. Arabic]
by Eve Attermann, November 27, 2007 - Inside Vandy (Vanderbilt University)

Across the Nation, Foreign Language Study on the Rise [incl. Arabic]
by Deepti Arora, November 27, 2007 - The Daily Californian

His Book Under Fire, Author Speaks at 'U' [on Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism," University of Michigan Press, Pluto Press]
by Andy Kroll, November 27, 2007 - The Michigan Daily

Begin the Debate: Nine-Point Guide to Discern Islamist from Non-Islamist Schools [incl. the Saudi Academy in N. Virginia]
by M. Zuhdi Jasser, November 26, 2007 - Family Security Matters

We Need to Learn Foreign Tongues, or We'll Be Licked [refs. Georgetown Arabic prof. Karin Ryding]
by Editorial, November 26, 2007 - Longview Daily News (WA)

Campus Battleground [a movie on campus tensions between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian forces; cites Beshara Doumani]
November 26, 2007 - Oy Bay! Blog

Cole: Some ‘Canary'! [on Juan Cole]
by Candace de Russy, November 26, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons

Learning in Translation [on Arabic at Blair High School in Montgomery Co., Maryland]
by Jon Kesten, November 26, 2007 - Silver Chips Online (Montgomery Blair High School, Maryland)

Class 'Clown' [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Chuck Bennett, November 26, 2007 - The New York Post

Classes Too Pro-Israel? [on Hanna Diskin of George Washington Univ.]
by Eric Fingerhut, November 26, 2007 - Washington Jewish Week

New World Order Stimulates New Linguistic Interests [on Arabic classes at Portland State, U. of Oregon, & Oregon State]
by Suzanne Pardington, November 25, 2007 - The Oregonian

Saudi Islamic School Defends Itself against "Terror High" Label [on the Islamic Saudi Academy in Fairfax County, Va.]
November 24, 2007 - Associated Press

Islam Talk was Full of Bromides [on Christopher Taylor of Drew University]
by Steve Balog, November 24, 2007 - Daily Record (Morris County, NJ)

Foreign Language Enrollment Up at U of M, in U.S. [incls. Arabic]
by Mike Rose, November 24, 2007 - Minnesota Daily

An Arrest on the Border [on Ghazi Falah]
by John Gravois, November 24, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Mapping Out the Investigation of Gazi Falah
by John Gravois, November 24, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Debbie's Dubious Defiance [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser of Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Editorial, November 24, 2007 - The New York Post

University Student Can't Study in Israel [on Drew University]
by Michal Lando and Ehud Zion Waldoks, November 22, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Sharad Karkhanis Stands on the Moral High Ground
by Phil Orenstein, November 21, 2007 - Democracy Project

The Libel Tourist: Silencing Free Speech [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Ericka Anderson, November 21, 2007 - Human Events

The "Free Speech" Agenda [incl. Lee Bollinger, Middle East studies at Columbia, Norman Finkelstein, et al.]
by Alan M. Dershowitz, November 21, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Arabic, Chinese Gaining Popularity as Language Courses [at Georgia College and State University]
by Jennifer Burk, November 21, 2007 - The Macon Telegraph

Foreign Language Enrollment Up at U, in US [incl. Arabic at the Univ. of Minnesota]
by Mike Rose, November 21, 2007 - The Minnesota Daily

An Exchange with Professor Ra'anan Boustan of UCLA
by Rachel Neuwirth, November 20, 2007 - MichNews.com

NDSU Students Want More Arabic Studies [on Arabic at North Dakota State]
November 20, 2007 - The Bismark Tribune

Ousted Arabic School Principal Sues City, Says Rights Were Violated [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Kerry Burke and Erin Einhorn, November 20, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Hatemonger U? [on Joseph Massad]
by Richard Miniter, November 20, 2007 - The New York Post

North Dakota State Students Want More Arabic Studies
November 19, 2007 - Associated Press

Fired Principal of Arabic School Sues City [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Jennifer Medina, November 19, 2007 - City Room (New York Times Blog)

The Privilege of Choosing to Starve [incls. Middle East studies, Columbia's MEALAC dept.]
by Alberto Tiburcio, November 19, 2007 - Columbia Spectator

Academica in the Hot Seat [incl. Joseph Massad,
by Judith Apter Klinghoffer, November 19, 2007 - History News Network

Publishing Controversy [on University of Michigan Press, Pluto Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Scott Jaschik, November 19, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Arabic School Founder Sues NYC Over Resignation [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Christine Kearney, November 19, 2007 - Reuters

S.F. Entrepreneur Creates Software for Arabic Language Students [incls. Stanford's Ramzi Salti]
by Justin Berton, November 19, 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle

Tracking National Trend, Enrollment in Arabic Classes Grows Steadily
by Andrea Winter, November 19, 2007 - Student Life (Washington University, St. Louis, MO)

Prof Contributes to New Association [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa]
by Kristina Morris, November 19, 2007 - The Breeze (James Madison University)

Brooklyn Arabic School's Founding Principal Sues City [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Mary Frost, November 19, 2007 - The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Meeting in Canada, Middle East Scholars' Group Worries About Academic Freedom [on the Middle East Studies Association; incl. Laurie Brand, Gershon Shafir, Amy W. Newhall; also the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Bernard Lewis, Fou
by John Gravois, November 19, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Libel Tourist [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press]
by Stanley Kurtz, November 19, 2007 - The Corner on National Review Online

Columbia Faculty Members Line Up Behind President Bollinger [ref. Joseph Massad]
by Annie Karni, November 19, 2007 - The New York Sun

Ex-Principal of Arabic-language School Sues City [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Cindy Rodriquez, November 19, 2007 - WNYC (New York Public Radio)

Ex-Arabic Principal Suing City [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Yoav Gonen, November 17, 2007 - The New York Post

The Case of the Closeted Saudi Sheikh, His Relentless Campaign to Silence Free Speech in the West, and The Case that May Finally Bring His Libel Tourism to an End [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Phyllis Chesler, November 16, 2007 - Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)

English Isn't the Only Language [incls. Arabic lang. instruction]
November 16, 2007 - News-Record.com (Greensboro, NC)

Middle East Studies Group Acquires a New Rival [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami]
by John Gravois, November 16, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Nadia Abu El Haj Controversy: Larry Cohler-Esses and a Columbia Faculty Member Debate 'Facts on the Ground'
by Ralph Harrington, November 16, 2007 - The Greycat Blog

Study of Arabic, Chinese Increases
by Kevin C. Leu, November 16, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Boniuk Center Pledges "New Direction" [incl. Ussama Makdisi, Ilan Pappe, Joseph Massad, et al.]
by Michael C. Duke, November 16, 2007 - The Jewish Herald-Voice (Houston)

A Call for Academic Diversity [incls. Middle Eastern studies, Arabic lang. instruction]
by Talia Radcliffe, November 16, 2007 - The Journal (Queen's University, Ontario, Canada)

Three Regents Call on Univ. of Michigan to Drop Distribution Deals [on Pluto Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Andy Kroll, November 16, 2007 - The Michigan Daily (Univ. of Michigan)

Muslim Americans Establish Own Schools in US [on the Muslim American Youth Academy, Dearborn, MI]
by Mohamed Elshinnawi, November 16, 2007 - Voice of America

Professor Resigns Abruptly [on Hanna Diskin of George Washington Univ.]
by Jennifer Easton, November 15, 2007 - GW Hatchet

US Students Choosing Arabic Language for Studies
November 15, 2007 - MonstersandCritics.com

Impromptus: How Original, etc [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, MESA]
by Jay Nordlinger, November 15, 2007 - National Review Online

More Reactions to the Bollinger Controversy
by Evan Goldstein, November 15, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Greatest Victory, Even in Defeat [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad]
by Paula Stern, November 15, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Academic Freedom Still an Issue [incl. Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj, MEALAC]
by Tom Faure, November 15, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Protecting Professors [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad]
by Editorial, November 15, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Students Taking Arabic, Chinese to Meet Demand [quotes Jane Moore]
by Megan Kaldis, November 15, 2007 - The Daily Texan (University of Texas, Austin)

Ivory Tower Chills [interview with Juan Cole [incl. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa]
by Samer Elatrash, November 15, 2007 - The Mirror (Montreal)

Arabic Surges in Foreign Language Classes
by Justin Pope, November 14, 2007 - Associated Press

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffColumbia's Tenured Thugs [on Lee Bollinger, Middle East studies]
by Noah Pollak, November 14, 2007 - Contentions (the blog of Commentary Magazine)

More Students, More Languages [discusses Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, et al.]
by Elizabeth Redden, November 14, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Arabic Leads Shift in College Language Studies
by Lisa M. Krieger, November 14, 2007 - San Jose Mercury News

Enrollments in Foreign-Language Classes Continue to Rise [quotes Karin C. Ryding; incl. Arabic]
by Jennifer Howard, November 14, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors Clash Over Bollinger [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad, MEALAC]
by Tom Faure, November 14, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Columbia University Faculty Dissent From the CU-FAC Statement
by Efrat Aharonovich, Kenneth Altman, Elizabeth Anisfeld, et al., November 14, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

House Democrats and Saudi Money [incl. Juan Cole, MESA, Title VI]
by Stanley Kurtz, November 14, 2007 - The Corner at NRO

Studying Middle East Studies: Editors' Introduction [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, refs. the Middle East Studies Association]
by Editorial, Fall 2007 - The Current (Columbia University)

Searching for "Facts" on the Ground [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by David Rosen, Fall 2007 - The Current (Columbia University)

Ideology over Integrity in Academe [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, refs. Columbia's Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures department]
by James R. Russell, Fall 2007 - The Current (Columbia University)

Is Truth Attainable? [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Jonathan Rosenbaum, Fall 2007 - The Current (Columbia University)

President of Columbia Is Criticized [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad]
by Tamar Lewin and Amanda Millner-Fairbanks, November 14, 2007 - The New York Times

Impossible to Please [on Lee Bollinger; incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Rashid Khalidi, Lila Abu-Lughod, Qais Al-Awqati, Edward Said, George Saliba, Hamid Dabashi, et al.]
by Marty Peretz, November 14, 2007 - The Spine [TNR Blog]

Looking to Adopt A Foreign Tongue [on the growth of Middle Eastern lang. instruction at U. of Maryland, incls. prof. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak]
by Susan Kinzie, November 14, 2007 - Washington Post

Jewish Organizations Unite to Challenge Distribution Arrangement Between Pluto Press and the University of Michigan
by Jonathan Schwartz, November 13, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

The French Revolution Returns to Columbia: Heads Will Roll for the Greater Glory of Palestine and Ahmadinejad [incls. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Lila Abu-Lughod, Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi]
by Phyllis Chesler, November 13, 2007 - Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)

Survey: More Students Studying Arabic, African, Asian Languages
by Lisa M. Krieger, November 13, 2007 - San Jose Mercury News

The Battle for Middle East Studies [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa]
by Thomas Lifson, November 13, 2007 - The American Thinker

Bollinger Comes Under Fire [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi]
by Evan Goldstein, November 13, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Through the Looking Glass [includes Middle East studies]
by Danny Kampf, November 13, 2007 - The Daily Colonial (George Washington University)

Profs Petition for Greater Academic Freedom [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Majid Mohammadi]
by Jonathan Zebrowski, November 13, 2007 - The Daily Princetonian

Islamic and Middle East Studies Department to Expand [incl. Avigdor Levy, Joseph Lumbard, Nader Habibi, et al.]
by Matthew Brock, November 13, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Faculty Group: Bollinger Allying With Bush Administration [incl. Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Lila Abu-Lughod, Gil Anidjar, et al.]
by Annie Karni, November 13, 2007 - The New York Sun

Ajami's Voice [on Fouad Ajami]
by Editorial, November 13, 2007 - The New York Sun

Language Is Power, both Aesthetic and Ideological [on Arabic language studies]
by Rachel Bayefsky, November 13, 2007 - Yale Daily News

The University of Michigan-Dearborn's Center for Arab-American Studies Says Jerusalem Is Located In "Palestine" [also, UM-Ann Arbor Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies calls Detroit "The Islamic City"]
by Jonathan Schwartz, November 12, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

Was Nadia Abu El-Haj Treated Fairly?
by Ralph Harrington, November 12, 2007 - History News Network

New Scholars Group Seen as Close to White House [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, refs. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, and Bassam Haddad]
by Khody Akhavi, November 12, 2007 - IPS Inter-Press Service News Agency

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffJersey's Counterterror Farce [on John Esposito]
by Steven Emerson and Stephen M. Flatow, November 12, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBollinger's Backbone [incl. Rashid Khalidi]
by Editorial, November 12, 2007 - The New York Sun

Faculty Group: Bollinger Allying With Bush Administration [involves Columbia's Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures dept.]
by Annie Karni, November 12, 2007 - The New York Sun

Columbia University Faculty Action Committee Statement of Concern
by Nadia Abu El-Haj, Lila Abu-Lughod, Qais Al-Awqati, et al., November 12, 2007 - The New York Sun

BYU Hosts Guest Lecture from Four CIA Analysts [hosted by Brigham Young University's Middle Eastern studies and Arabic departments]
by Elizabeth Jenkins, November 11, 2007 - My Portfolio Blog

Daniel Hollinger Announces Expansion of Arabic Immersion at Coeus International School [in Washington, D.C.]
by Press Release, November 11, 2007 - Newswire

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffASMEA vs. MESA [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa and the Middle East Studies Association, incls. Bernard Lewis, Fouad Ajami, Juan Cole, As'ad Abu Khalil, John Esposito, and Edward Said]
by Nibras Kazimi, November 10, 2007 - Talisman Gate Blog

Exclusive: Phil Pochoda Admits People at Pluto Press are "Old Friends," Blows Hole In Executive Board Lie That UM Press Is Not Endorsing Pluto Books
by Jonathan Schwartz, November 9, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

The Partisan Battle Over Academic Freedom [on the Ad Hoc Committee to Defend the University]
November 9, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

BSG Passes Language Resolutions [on Arabic instruction at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME]
by Travis Dagenais, November 9, 2007 - The Bowdoin Orient (Bowdein College, Brunswick, ME)

MSA Marks Second Year of Islam in Conversation Week [incls. Ingrid Mattson, Sherman Jackson, John E. Woods]
by Maher Sattar, November 9, 2007 - The Wesleyan Argus

Arabic Courses Swell in Enrollment, Popularity [quotes John Darnell, Beatrice Gruendler]
by June Torbati, November 9, 2007 - Yale Daily News

The "New McCarthyism": Are Left-Wing Academics Being Persecuted? [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad, Rashid Khalidi]
by Martin Solomon, November 8, 2007 - Pajamas Media

Group Formed to Improve Middle East Scholarship [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa; Bernard Lewis, Mark Clark, Middle East Studies Association, Zachary Lockman]
by Annie Karni, November 8, 2007 - The New York Sun

No Tenure for Hatred [on Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Joel Mowbray, November 8, 2007 - The Washington Times

Free Speech for Sharad [on Sharad Karkhanis, Mohammed Yousry]
by Phil Orenstein, November 7, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

Where is the Modern Day Huizinga? [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Andrew G. Bostom, November 7, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Barnard Gives Tenure to Denier of Jewish History [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Gil Ronen, November 6, 2007 - Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)

Make Every Word Count: The Ascent of Professor Nadia Abu El-Haj to a Lifetime Position at Barnard
by Phyllis Chesler, November 6, 2007 - Chesler Chronicles (Pajamas Media)

"Jet Set" Academic to Be Professor of Islam [on Tariq Ramadan]
November 6, 2007 - DutchNews.nl

Columbia Professor: Muslims Discovered Everything! [on George Saliba]
by Elder of Ziyon, November 6, 2007 - Elder of Ziyon Blog

Minister Unworried by Appointment of Controversial Tariq Ramadan
November 6, 2007 - Netherlands Info Services

Students To Propose Arabic Floor [on Arabic "Living-Learning Community" at Georgetown, expansion of Arabic dept.]
by Carolyn Arnold, November 6, 2007 - The Hoya (Georgetown University)

Colonizing Barnard [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Editorial, November 6, 2007 - The New York Sun

Fitzgerald: Syllabus: Islam and Global Forces (Part I) [on U. of Colorado prof. Anita Weiss, refs. John Esposito, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, November 5, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

Fitzgerald: Syllabus: Islam and Global Forces (Part 2) [on U. of Colorado prof. Anita Weiss, incls. Edward Said, Roy Mottahedeh]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, November 5, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

Nadia Abu El-Haj and 'The New McCarthyism'
by Evan Goldstein, November 5, 2007 - Footnoted (Chronicle of Higher Education Blog)

CUNY Prof War [on Sharad Karkhanis; incl. Mohammed Yousry]
by Dareh Greogorian, November 5, 2007 - New York Post

My Opinion: Slander in Schoolbooks [on Middle East studies textbooks]
by Andrew Rapp, Winter 2007 - Reform Judaism Magazine

Israel Critique on Campus [on Joel Kovel, University of Michigan, Pluto Press]
by Michal Lando, November 4, 2007 - Jerusalem Post

A Lesson on Muslim View [on Bernard Lewis]
by Jonathan Last, November 4, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Embattled Barnard Anthropologist Is Awarded Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Alan Finder, November 3, 2007 - New York Times

A Tarnished Golden Anniversary [on UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies, incl. Saree Makdisi, James Gelvin, Gabriel Piterberg, et al.]
by Rachel Neuwirth, November 3, 2007 - The American Thinker

Palestine Mural Unveiled [on Edward Said mural at San Francisco State University, refs. Santa Clara U. prof. Fayeq Oweis]
by Devin O'Keefe and Juliet Blalack, November 3, 2007 - The Golden Gate Xpress Online

Yet Another Columbia Disgrace [on Nadia Abu El-Haj; also on Juan Cole, Norman Finkelstein
by Marty Peretz, November 3, 2007 - The Spine [TNR Blog]

A Different View of the Middle East [on Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa; quotes Bernard Lewis, et al., Middle East Studies Association]
by Scott Jaschik, November 2, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Muzzling a Watchdog? [on Sharad Karkhanis; incl. Mohammed Yousry, Susan Rosenberg]
by Scott Jaschik, November 2, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

A New Fact on the Ground: Nadia Abu El-Haj Wins Tenure at Barnard College
by John Gravois, November 2, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog

After Battle, Barnard Professor Given Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Annie Karni, November 2, 2007 - The New York Sun

Anti-Defamation League Director Condemns Recent Books on Israel [incl. Joseph Massad]
by Laura Schreiber, November 1, 2007 - Columbia Spectator

Greatest Victory, Even in Defeat [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Paula Stern, November 1, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Academic Thesis Gone Wrong [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Paula Sterns, November 1, 2007 - Paula Says [weblog]

US writer fights gagging order on al-Qaeda claims [incl. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Dominic Kennedy, November 1, 2007 - The Times of London

The U.S. Blacklisted Me. Let's Talk [by Tariq Ramadan]
by Tariq Ramadan, October 31, 2007 - Christian Science Monitor

StandWithUs Responds to Renewal of University of Michigan Press/Pluto Press Contract
by Jonathan Harris and Robert Seid, October 31, 2007 - StandWithUS

Israeli Leftists in Conference on Annihilating Israel [on Oxford Union and London Middle East Institute debates, refs. Norman Finkelstein and Joseph Massad]
by Steven Plaut, October 31, 2007 - Steven Plaut's Blog

Spooking Middle East Profs on Halloween: The Anti-MESA [on the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa]
by Jonathan Schanzer, October 31, 2007 - The Jewish Policy Center Blog

Liberty City 7 `Were on Path to Jihad' [incl. Raymond Tanter as expert witness]
by Jay Weaver, October 31, 2007 - The Miami Herald

Terrorism Suspects Fit Mold, Professor Testifies in Miami Court [on Raymond Tanter]
by Vanessa Blum, October 31, 2007 - The South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Bollinger and His Faculty, Poor Fella [incl. Joseph Massad, Rashid Khalidi, Hamid Dabashi]
by Jamie Kirchick, October 31, 2007 - The Spine [TNR Blog]

St. John's High School Rolls out Chinese and Arabic [Toledo, OH]
by Kate Oatis, October 31, 2007 - WTOL-TV

Too Much Time on Teachings of Islam? [on a history textbook at Houston Elementary in Lodi, CA]
by Amanda Dyer, October 30, 2007 - Lodi News-Sentinel

Emeritus Professor at CUNY Is Sued for Defamation, Libel [incl. Mohamed Yousry]
by Annie Karni, October 30, 2007 - The New York Sun

Va. County to Look at Saudi School Texts [on the Islamic Saudi Academy]
by Matthew Barakat, October 29, 2007 - Associated Press

Bollinger Reaffirms Stance on Ahmadinejad [incl. Richard Bulliet]
by Melissa Repko, October 29, 2007 - Columbia Spectator

The School of Extreme Hatred [on the Islamic Saudi Academy in VA]
by Micah Halpern, October 29, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

Vatican Thinks Theological Discussion with Islam Impossible, Experts Charge [incl. John Esposito]
by John L Allen Jr, October 29, 2007 - National Catholic Reporter

Editor with a Hatchet: Larry Cohler-Esses [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Paula Stern, October 29, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Judge Holds Hearing on Ban on Muslim Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Christine Kearney, October 29, 2007 - Reuters

Patriot Act Faulted in Denial of Visa for Muslim Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by John Eligon, October 29, 2007 - The New York Times

Fairfax Seeks Islamic Texts Translator [on the Islamic Saudi Academy]
by William C. Flook, October 29, 2007 - The Washington Examiner

Civil Liberties Group Challenges US Visa Ban for Muslim Intellectual [on Tariq Ramadan]
October 26, 2007 - Agence France-Presse

Barring Muslim Scholar's Visit Debated [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Larry Neumeister, October 26, 2007 - Associated Press

IMES Students Send Letter Expressing Grievances to Dean, Administration [on Islamic and Middle Eastern studies at Brandeis]
by Alison Channon, October 26, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Profs Protest Tenure Interference [on the Ad Hoc Committee to Defend the University, refs. Steven C. Caton, Harvard's Center for Middle East Studies, Norman Finkelstein, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Edward Said]
by Lingbo Li, October 26, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

ACLU In Court Today to Challenge U.S. Exclusion of Renowned Muslim Scholar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Press Release, October 25, 2007 - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

NYC Arabic School Stonewalling Citizens' Group [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by The Crime Library, October 25, 2007 - Chuck Hustmyre

Islamo-Fascism Week Kicks Off [on Middle Eastern Languages and Studies at Columbia]
by Joy Resmovits, October 25, 2007 - Columbia Spectator

Institute for Middle East Studies Holds Inaugural Event [on the Institute for Middle East Studies at George Washington Univ.]
by Andrew Gross, October 25, 2007 - GW Hatchet

A Soft Jihad Grows in Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Aryeh Spero, October 25, 2007 - Human Events

Michigan Keeps Link to Controversial Publisher [on Pluto Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Scott Jaschik, October 25, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Arabic School Causes Stir in NYC [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Michal Lando, October 25, 2007 - Jerusalem Post

Campus Double Standards [on the Ad Hoc Committee to Defend the University]
October 25, 2007 - New York Sun

Varying Teaching Styles, Beliefs Deserve Respect [alludes to Juan Cole, Nadia Abu El-Haj, and Norman Finkelstein]
by Tim Bella, October 25, 2007 - The Daily Skiff (Texas Christian University)

One on One: Will Israel Survive? [interview with Michael Bard; incl. Middle East studies]
by Ruthie Blum, October 25, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

'U' Press keeps Pluto contract [on Pluto Press, Univ. of Michigan Press, Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism"]
by Andy Kroll, October 25, 2007 - The Michigan Daily

Student Group Eyes Middle East History, Culture [at The Citidel]
by Press Release, October 24, 2007 - Citadel News Service

Sometimes You Have to Shout to Be Heard [ref. Middle East studies]
by David Warren, October 24, 2007 - The Ottawa Citizen

Federal Court to Hear ACLU's Challenge to Exclusion of Swiss Scholar Tariq Ramadan on Thursday
by Press Release, October 23, 2007 - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

State Sees Program as Catalyst [on federally funded lang. classes in Ohio, incl. Arabic and Farsi]
October 23, 2007 - Associated Press

Brooklyn Teacher Joins Lawsuit Targeting Khalil Gibran School [on Sara Springer of Stop the Madrassa Coalition, et al.]
by Mary Frost, October 23, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Islam and the Textbooks (Part Four of Five) [refs. Joel Beinin, Barbara Petzen, Middle East studies]
by Gilbert T. Sewall, October 23, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Nadia Abu El Haj and ‘Pure Political Fabrication'
by Ralph Harrington, October 23, 2007 - The Greycat Blog

Say 'Salaam' to Arabic [on Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown; incl. Judith Tucker, Margaret Nydell, et al.]
by Andrew Dwulet, October 23, 2007 - The Hoya (Georgetown University)

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Short on Faculty, Contemporary Courses [incl. Avigdor Levy, Joseph Lumbard, Banu Eligur, Ilan Troen]
by Matthew W. Brock, October 23, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Deja Vu at Columbia [on Middle East studies, George Antonius, Norman Finkelstein, et al.]
by Hillel Halkin, October 23, 2007 - The New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffJuan Cole's Lexicon [on Cole's use of "Zionofascism"]
by Noah Pollak, October 22, 2007 - Contentions (the blog of Commentary Magazine)

Islam and the Textbooks (Part Three of Five)
by Gilbert T. Sewall, October 22, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Nadia Abu El Haj in Her Own Words
by Paula Stern, October 22, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Student Groups to Stage Opposing Islam Protests [on Islamo Fascism Awareness Week at Penn State, including professors of Middle East studies]
by Alyssa Owens, October 22, 2007 - The Daily Collegian (Pennsylvania State University)

Say What You Like, Just Don't Say It Here [incl. Tariq Ramadan]
by Adam Liptak, October 22, 2007 - The New York Times

Islam and the Textbooks (Part Two of Five)
by Gilbert T. Sewall, October 19, 2007 - Family Security Matters

U.S. Commission Wants Saudi-Funded School Closed Until Textbooks Can Be Reviewed [on The Islamic Saudi Academy in Northern Virginia]
by Greg Simmons, October 19, 2007 - Fox News Channel

For Tel Aviv Law Professor Neta Ziv, It's All "Academic" (even if it kills Jews and destroys Israel)
by Lee Kaplan, October 19, 2007 - Israel-Academia-Monitor.com

Unholy Dodge: About that Muslim Letter to the Pope [incl. John Esposito]
by Mona Charen, October 19, 2007 - National Review Online

Middle Eastern Film Festival Challenges Perceptions [co-sponsored by N.C. State University's Middle Eastern studies program, quotes history prof. Akram Khater]
by Hannah Richardson, October 19, 2007 - Technician Online (N.C. State University)

Language Barrier [on lack of Arabic and Middle East studies courses at Bowdoin]
by Editorial, October 19, 2007 - The Bowdoin Orient (of Bowdoin College)

Suit Against Arabic Language School Aims for Lesson Plans [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Erin Einhorn, October 19, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Chilling Free Speech [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press, Matthew Levitt]
by Ilan Weinglass, October 19, 2007 - The Washington Times

NY Madrassa Ex-Principal Almontaser's New Tin Foil Hat
October 19, 2007 - Yid with Lid Blog

Islamic School is First in Region to Become Accredited [on Al-Hamra Academy in New England]
October 18, 2007 - Associated Press

Ex-Principal Of NYC Arabic School Won't Be Rehired [on Khalil Gibran International Academy and Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
October 18, 2007 - Associated Press

Anything But Straight: Constructing Closets [on Columbia prof. Joseph Massad's "Desiring Arabs"]
by Wayne Besen, October 18, 2007 - Falls Church News-Press

Islam and the Textbooks (Part One of Five)
by Gilbert T. Sewall, October 18, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Almontaser's Opportunity [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, October 18, 2007 - The New York Sun

Principal of Arabic School Says She Was Forced Out
by Jennifer Medina, October 17, 2007 - City Room (Blog of the New York Times)

Debbie Almontaser's Public Statement: Oct. 16 [Transcript]
October 17, 2007 - Communities in Support of KGIA (Blog)

God in School [incls. Khalil Gibran International Academy, Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, and Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Joseph P. Viteritti, October 17, 2007 - Education Week

American Libraries Refusing To Remove Banned Book On Jihad Financing (Plus: The WSJ's Fight Against Libel Tourism) [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Omri Ceren, October 17, 2007 - Mere Rhetoric

Former Principal of Arabic-Themed School Wants Her Job Back
by Arun Kristian Das, October 17, 2007 - MyFox, from WNYW Fox 5 New York

Ex-Arabic School Head Readies Lawsuit Against City
by Elizabeth Green, October 17, 2007 - New York Sun

Archaeologists Challenge Barnard Professor's Claims [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Marissa Brostoff, October 17, 2007 - The Jewish Daily Forward

The Removal of Debbie Almontaser [from Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Azi Paybarah, October 17, 2007 - The New York Observer

Back to Intifada High--Not [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Editorial, October 17, 2007 - The New York Post

Arabic School Ex-Principal Fights to Get Job Back
by Jennifer Medina, October 17, 2007 - The New York Times

University of California, Irvine, Students Cancel Middle East Peace Rally [incl. creation of new Middle East and African studies center, Mark LeVine]
by Marla Jo Fisher, October 17, 2007 - The Orange County Register

Genocide Deniers [on Turkey, the Armenian genocide, and Middle East studies]
by Scott Jaschik, October 16, 2007 - Insider Higher Education

Almontaser Said To Seek Return to Arab School [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Elizabeth Green, October 16, 2007 - The New York Sun

Debbie Almontaser, Founding Principal of Khalil Gibran International Academy, Speaks Out for the First Time
by Press Release, October 15, 2007 - Communities in Support of KGIA

Fighting Jihad: Money Talks [on "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press, Robert O. Collins]
by Laina Farhat-Holzman, October 15, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Archeology and the Propaganda War Against Israel [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Richard L. Cravatts, October 15, 2007 - History News Network

‘Racist' Rant Against Bollinger a Non Sequitur [on Hamid Dabashi]
by Candace de Russy, October 15, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Dhabah Almontaser Teams Up With CAIR, Alleging "Islamophobia" [refs. Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Beila Rabinowitz and William Mayer, October 15, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Arabic Language Classes Gain New Popularity [at Union College, Hudson Valley Community College, University of Albany, College of St. Rose]
by Mark Parry, October 15, 2007 - The Albany Times Union

A Glance at the November Issue of International Studies Perspectives: Criticism vs. Threats to Academic Freedom [refs. Middle East studies]
by Jason M. Breslow, October 15, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Queer Theory [on Joseph Massad]
by James Kirchick, October 15, 2007 - The New Republic Online

Professor at Columbia Attacks Bollinger [on Hamid Dabashi]
by Annie Karni, October 15, 2007 - The New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Failure of Western Universities [incls. Middle East studies, MESA, Saudi funding at Georgetown and Harvard, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, John Esposito, Martin Kramer, Daniel Pipes]
by Fjordman, October 14, 2007 - Global Politician

King of Morocco Attends Lecture By Duke Professor Ebrahim Moosa
October 12, 2007 - Duke University News and Communication

Chilling Effect [on "Alms for Jihad," et al.]
by Matthew Levitt, October 12, 2007 - The New Republic Online

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffA SLAPP Against Freedom [incl. Robert O. Collins, "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press]
by Judith Miller, Autumn 2007 - City Journal

Home Court Advantage [on "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press]
by Michael J. Broyde and Deborah E. Lipstadt, October 11, 2007 - New York Times

Useful Information [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, Pluto Press, the University of Michigan Press, et al.]
by Beshara Doumani, October 11, 2007 - Norman Finkelstein's Blog

Kuwait Adventure Awaits Four Arkansas State University Students [with Saudi grant administered by ASU's Middle East Studies Committee]
by Sarah Morris, October 11, 2007 - The Herald of Arkansas State University

Since 9/11, Twice as Many Take Arabic [quotes Mohammad Khalil, Michael Bonner]
by Jessica Vosgerchian, October 11, 2007 - The Michigan Daily (Univ. of Michigan)

New Era Is Born [on Middle East studies, incl. Martin Kramer, Edward Said, Rashid Khalidi, et al.]
by Michael C. Kotzin, October 11, 2007 - Ynet News

Reluctantly Thrust Into Spotlight, Armenia Scholar Becomes Equal Opportunity Offender [on James R. Russell of Harvard]
by Gabriel Sanders, October 10, 2007 - The Jewish Daily Forward

Pipes: West Must Work to "Modernize" Islam [Daniel Pipes at U. Michigan; quotes Gottfried Hagen]
by Andy Kroll, October 9, 2007 - The Michigan Daily (Univ. of Michigan)

Nadia Abu El Haj Only Lies About The Jews
by Jonathan Schwartz, October 8, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

Why 'Soft' Power in Iran Is Counterproductive
by Haleh Esfandiari and Robert S. Litwak, October 8, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Libel Without Borders [on "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Rachel Donadio, October 7, 2007 - New York Times

More Bad Genetic Scholarship from Nadia Abu El Haj
October 6, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

No Pictures Taken and None Allowed at the Hatem Bazian Lecture [incl. commentary from Hatem Bazian, others]
by Ethan Strauss, October 6, 2007 - The Daily Clog (blog from Berkeley's Daily Californian student newspaper)

History Professor Earns Grant to Explore Traditional and Contemporary Notions of Islamic Houri [on St. John's University prof. Nerina Rustomji]
October 5, 2007 - St. John's University

Dangerous Scholarship [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Daniel Byman, October 5, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Egypt Study among New Middle East Programs Offered [at California State University, Fresno]
by Kristen Tolleson, October 5, 2007 - The Collegian (Cal. State, Fresno)

Arabic Program Faces Struggle [on Ahmed Souaiaia of the U. of Iowa]
by Carla Keppler, October 5, 2007 - The Daily Iowan

Critics Blast Scholar's Inclusion at New Jersey Homeland Security Confab [on John Esposito, Sami Al-Arian, et al.]
by Robert Wiener, October 4, 2007 - New Jersey Jewish News

Arabic Dept. Upgrades its Foreign Study Prog. [on Dartmouth College]
by Julie Kim, October 4, 2007 - The Dartmouth Online

University of Michigan Distributes Anti-Zionist Book [on Joel Kovel's "Overcoming Zionism," Pluto Press]
by New York Sun and JN Staff Reports, October 4, 2007 - The Detroit Jewish News

Brooklyn Arab School Still Lacking Principal [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Yoav Gonen, October 4, 2007 - The New York Post

Suppressed Scholarship [incl. Matthias Kuntzel, Efraim Karsh]
by Daniel Johnson, October 4, 2007 - The New York Sun

Publishers Concerned Over 'Libel Tourism' [on "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
October 3, 2007 - Bookseller.com

Free to Speak, Free to Read [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press]
by Editorial, October 3, 2007 - Waco Tribune-Herald

Student Interest in New Language Course Grows [on the growth of Arabic classes in Connecticut schools]
by Andrew Shaw, October 2, 2007 - Greenwich Time (S. Connecticut)

Film Claims Censorship At Columbia [on "Indoctrinate U," quotes Hamid Dabashi]
by Annie Karnie, October 2, 2007 - New York Sun

Bloggers Getting Under Cole's Skin [on U of Michigan's Juan Cole]
by Candace de Russy, October 2, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

U.K. Exports Censorious Libel Laws [on "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Stuart Woods, October 2, 2007 - Quill blog (division of Quill and Quire)

New Staff Hired at Israel Center [on Stephanie Gerber Wilson at Brandeis]
by Rachel Marder, October 2, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Academy Gives Muslim Students Sense of Belonging [on the Muslim Academy of Greater Orlando]
by Babita Persaud, October 2, 2007 - The Orlando Sentinel

Orientalism . . . or, What's in a name? [on the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Cambridge, the Oriental Institute at the U. of Chicago, et al.]
by Mary Beard, October 1, 2007 - A Don's Life (blog at the Times of London)

Middle East Center to Open [at George Washington University]
by Caroline Coppel, October 1, 2007 - GW Hatchet

Converse College Students Learning to Speak Arabic [on teaching Arabic at Converse College]
by Sean P Flynn, October 1, 2007 - Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Ahmadinejad and "Desiring Arabs" [on Joseph Massad]
by Evan Goldstein, October 1, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Baylor to Mark its First-Ever Banned Books Week [incls. "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
October 1, 2007 - Waco Tribune-Herald

Fitzgerald: Esposito, Georgetown, and the DHS [on John Esposito and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, September 30, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

No Homosexuals in the Arab World [incl.Joseph Massad, Richard Bulliet]
by David Bernstein, September 30, 2007 - The Volokh Conspiracy Blog

Purdue Students Want More Arabic
by Renetta DuBose, September 30, 2007 - WLFI-TV (Lafayette, IN)

Want to Run the Gibran Academy? Apply Now! [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Dana Rubinstein, September 29, 2007 - The Brooklyn Paper

Iran is Afraid of the Wrong Internal Enemy [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Laina Farhat-Holzman, September 28, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Banned Books to be on Display at Library [on Baylor University, "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Christine Bolanos, September 28, 2007 - The Lariot Online (Baylor University)

K-12 Courses on the Middle East: Are They a 'Stealth Curriculum'?
September - Education Reporter

Review of Nadia Abu El-Haj, "Facts on the Ground"
by Jim Davila, September 27, 2007 - PaleoJudaica Blog

The Rationale of Richard Bulliet [interview with Richard Bulliet]
by Katie Reedy, September 27, 2007 - The BWOG (by the staff of The Blue and White, Columbia U. undergraduate magazine

Speech Puts President of Columbia U. Back in the Eye of a Storm [incl. Gil Anidjar, MEALAC]
by Robin Wilson, September 27, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Bollinger: ‘Free Speech At Its Best' [quotes Richard Bulliet]
by Annie Karni, September 27, 2007 - The New York Sun

Inside the Columbia Drama [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Richard Bulliet, Nadia Abu El-Haj, John Esposito, Juan Cole, et al.]
by Martin Peretz, September 27, 2007 - The Spine [TNR Blog]

Why I Helped Invite Ahmadinejad [to speak at Columbia University]
by Richard W. Bulliet, September 26, 2007 - Post Global (at Washingtonpost.com)

Ambush Flattens Ahmadinejad [quotes Hamid Dabashi]
by David Nason, September 26, 2007 - The Australian

NJ's Obscene Invitation [on John Esposito; ref. Tariq Ramadan]
by Stephen M. Flatow, September 26, 2007 - The New York Post

Backlash Against Bollinger Hits Columbia [quotations from Gary Sick, Mehdi Noorbaksh]
by Annie Karni, September 26, 2007 - The New York Sun

Columbia Still Reeling Over Visit [incl. quotations from Rashid Khalidi, Gary Sick, Hamid Zanganeh]
by Karen W. Arenson, September 26, 2007 - The New York Times

Ahmadinejad at Columbia: Sparks Fly [Letter to the Editor; incl. Middle East studies faculty at Columbia U.]
by Andrew R. Marks, M.D., September 26, 2007 - The New York Times

The Real Conspiracy [on Saudi funding for Middle East studies, incl. Harvard]
by Melanie Phillips, September 25, 2007 - Melanie Phillips's Diary

Israel Lobby's Pull Pales Next to Evil Saudi Input [refs. Saudi funding for Middle East studies, incl. Alwaleed bin Talal and Harvard]
by Youssef Ibrahim, September 25, 2007 - New York Sun

And Another Thing... [on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's invitation to Columbia U, refs. Middle Eastern studies, Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Lisa Schiffren, September 25, 2007 - The Corner on National Review Online

Middle East is Not Enough [refs. the Crown Center for Middle East Studies and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies]
by Editorial, September 25, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis University)

Teaching Moment [on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at Columbia; Middle East studies]
by Editorial, September 25, 2007 - The New York Sun

Free Speech as Education [on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Columbia U.]
by Richard Bulliet, September 24, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Living in Another World [on Emory University's new Middle Eastern studies and Asian studies theme hall]
by Salvador Rizzo, September 24, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

Demand to Learn Arabic Rising [on Northeastern University]
September 24, 2007 - The Northeastern News

Don't Be Shocked At Columbia's Invitation To Ahmadinejad [refs. Lisa Anderson, Joseph Massad, and Hamid Dabashi]
by Herb Denenberg, September 24, 2007 - The Phildelphia Evening Bulletin

Outrageous, If True [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, Alan Segal]
by David Bernstein, September 24, 2007 - Volokh Conspiracy

Scholarship…or Rubbish? [on CSU Fresno prof. Mary Husain]
by Vic Rosenthal, September 22, 2007 - FresnoZionism.org

Immersion Program Trickles Down [at Middlebury College]
by Tim Johnson, September 21, 2007 - The Burlington Free Press (Vermont)

Bulliet the International Diplomat, and Other Ahmadinejad Tidbits [on Columbia prof. Richard Bulliet]
September 21, 2007 - The Bwog (weblog for Columbia undergraduate magazine, The Blue and White)

Freedom of Speech or Freedom of Slander? [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Aren M. Maeir, September 21, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Some Professional Observations on the Controversy about Nadia Abu El-Haj's First Book
by Alan F. Segal, September 21, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Tenure Battle At Barnard Gains Fresh Urgency [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Carolyn Slutsky, September 21, 2007 - The Jewish Week

A Terrorist for Tea [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Joseph Massad]
by John Podhoretz, September 21, 2007 - The New York Post

Christmas Hotel Scion: Professor Nadia Abu El-Haj of Barnard College [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, incls. MEALAC, Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi]
by Jerry Gordon, September 20, 2007 - IsraPundit

Push to Reinstate Khalil Gibran School's Principal [on Khalil Gibran International Academy and Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Daniel Massey, September 20, 2007 - Newsday

Editorial: Advice to Tehran: Keep Releasing U.S. Hostages [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, et al.]
by Editorial, September 20, 2007 - San Antonio Express News

Ahmadinejad to Columbia; Summers Cancelled at UCAL; The World is Nuts [incls. Lisa Anderson, Joseph Massad, Norman Finkelstein, Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Marty Peretz, September 20, 2007 - The New Republic

Arab School Principal Eyes Suit [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Yoav Gonen, September 20, 2007 - The New York Post

"Barnard Faces Criticism over Tenure of Professor" [Letter to the Editor]
by Phil Orenstein, September 20, 2007 - The New York Sun

Almontaser Will Not Return to Khalil Gibran [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 20, 2007 - The New York Sun

Iran Frees One Detainee as Another Family Waits in Hope [on Kian Tajbakhsh, Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Neil MacFarquhar, September 20, 2007 - The New York Times

NY Arabic School Caught in Controversy [on Khalil Gibran International Academy and Dhabah "Debbie" Altmontaser]
by Mona Ghuneim, September 20, 2007 - Voice of America

Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies Announced [on Fida Adely]
by Press Release, September 19, 2007 - Georgetown University Office of Communications

Beep Backs Arabic School, Urges Controversial Principal Be Reinstated [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Rachel Monahan, September 19, 2007 - New York Daily News

Iran: Three Americans Still Held Or Missing, Their Fates Uncertain [on Haleh Esfaniari]
September 19, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Stop the Madrassa to NYC: Almontaser No, Investigations Yes [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 19, 2007 - Stop the Madrassa Coalition

On Academic Freedom [on Nadia Abu El-Haj, refs. Joseph Massad and Norman Finkelstein]
by Athar Abdul-Quader and Ahmad Diab, September 19, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator

On Academic Integrity [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Emily Steinberger, September 19, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator

What's in a Name? 'Jihad' vs. 'Hiraba' [incl. Sherman Jackson]
by Patrick Poole, September 18, 2007 - American Thinker

College Students' Interest in Arabic Language Continues to Grow [on Purdue University]
September 18, 2007 - Purdue University News

Nadia Abu El Haj - The Thesis is Not Like the Book
by Emmet Trueman, September 18, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

UW Critics Must Avoid Attacks [on Kevin Barrett]
by Mike Hahn, September 18, 2007 - The Badger Herald

Professor Contests Abu El-Haj's Claims [on Alan Segal's lecture at Barnard College]
by Hayley Negrin, September 18, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

The Trouble with Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Chris Kulawik, September 18, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

U-M Press to Ship Controversial Book [on Joel Kovel, "Overcoming Zionism," Pluto Press]
by Marisa Schultz, September 18, 2007 - The Detroit News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWorst Approach to Counter-terrorism Yet [on John Esposito and Georgetown's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding]
by Steven Emerson, September 18, 2007 - The Investigate Project on Terrorism

Profs Question Center [new Schusterman Center for Israel Studies]
by Miranda Neubauer, September 18, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Nadia Abu el Haj and Junk DNA
by Jonathan Schwartz, September 17, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

Libel Threat Throws CUNY Prof's Press Freedom into Jeopardy [incls. Cambridge University Press, "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Matthew Levitt, Stanley Kurtz]
by Tara Sweeney, September 17, 2007 - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (TheFire.org)

No More Tenure [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, MEALAC]
by Armin Rosen, September 17, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Department of Defense Grant Fuels New MSU Arabic Program
by Tara Thoel, September 17, 2007 - The State News (Michigan State University)

The Bad Genetics of Nadia Abu El Haj
by Jonathan Schwartz, September 16, 2007 - Anti-Racist Blog

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffEl-Haj and the Wall of Silence [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Phil Orenstein, September 16, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

UCSC's Academic Integrity on Sabbatical [incl. Hatem Bazian]
by Gil Stein, September 16, 2007 - The Santa Cruz Sentinel

Arab Schools Gain Foothold in the Region
by Ignazio Messina, September 16, 2007 - The Toledo Blade

Held in My Homeland [by Haleh Esfandiari]
by Haleh Esfandiari, September 16, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iranian-American Caught In Crossfire [on Haleh Esfandiari]
September 15, 2007 - CBS Interactive, Inc.

In Support of Academic Freedom [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Editorial, September 14, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator (Columbia University)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffIgnorance of Islam [at Harvard]
by Travis Kavulla, September 13, 2007 - National Review Online

Opinion: Dangerous Scholarship [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Daniel Byman, September 13, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hebrew Added to Summer Portfolio [of Middlebury's Summer Language Schools, Middle East studies at Hebrew]
by Zamir Ahmed, September 12, 2007 - Middleburycampus.com (The Student Weekly of Middlebury College)

Sale of Controversial Book Resume [on "Overcoming Zionism," Joel Kovel, Pluto Press, University of Michigan Press]
by Andrew Grossman and Jessica Vosgerchian, September 12, 2007 - The Michigan Daily (Univ. of Michigan)

Freed Iranian-American Describes Detention in Tehran [interview with Haleh Esfandiari]
by Gwen Ifill, September 12, 2007 - The News Hour with Jim Lehrer (PBS)

Controversy over Barnard Professor up for Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj; Laurie Brand]
by Deepti Hajela, September 11, 2007 - Associated Press

A Book on Hold [incl. Laurie A. Brand, MESA]
by Scott Jaschik, September 11, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Freed Iranian Prisoner Still Unsure Why She Was Held [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Mike Celizic, September 11, 2007 - NBC News Today

Discipline Aided Scholar in Iran Prison [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Neil MacFarquhar, September 11, 2007 - The New York Times

Left Behind in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, et al.]
by Editorial, September 11, 2007 - The Washington Post

Arabic Public School Opens in NYC [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Paige Kollock, September 11, 2007 - Voice of America

Alums Question BC Prof's Legitimacy [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Hayley Negrin, September 10, 2007 - Columbia Spectator

Islamic Group Honors Religious Left [incl. Ingrid Mattson, Efraim Karsh]
by Mark D. Tooley, September 10, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Palestinian Professor's Tenure Bid Causes Controversy [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Jen Chung, September 10, 2007 - Gothamist

Scholar Held in Iran Returns to Work in D.C. [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Michele Kelemen, September 10, 2007 - National Public Radio (NPR)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffJesus and Mohammad, Version 2.0 [on Middle East studies, Leila Ahmad, et al.]
by Raymond Ibrahim, September 10, 2007 - National Review Online

Arabic Prof Encourages Tough Questions [on Sawsan Abbadi of Swarthmore]
by Ben Rachbach, September 10, 2007 - The Daily Gazette (Swarthmore College)

Engel "Disappointed" by Ford Forum for Mearsheimer [incl. Middle East studies at Columbia, Richard Bulliet]
by Annie Karni, September 10, 2007 - The New York Sun

Ready to Invade? [on Barnett Rubin, Juan Cole]
by Eli Lake, September 10, 2007 - The New York Sun

Fracas Erupts Over Book on Mideast by a Barnard Professor Seeking Tenure [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Karen W. Arenson, September 10, 2007 - The New York Times

Esfandiari Back at Work After Three Months in Iranian Prison
by Cindy Saine, September 10, 2007 - Voice of America

Freed Iranian-American Credits Hope [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Stephen Manning, September 9, 2007 - Associated Press

Letter from America: An Arabic School in New York Reopens Debate over Diversity [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Richard Bernstein, September 9, 2007 - International Herald Tribune

Media Descends on Gibran as Arabic School Opens [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Dana Rubinstein, September 8, 2007 - Brooklyn Papers

Words of the Prophet [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
September 8, 2007 - The Economist

Sense, Nonsense and Strategy in the New Palestinian Political Landscape [incl. Joseph Massad]
by Hussein Ibish, September 7, 2007 - American Task Force on Palestine

A Barnard Tenure Case Hits the Internet, and Petitions Fly [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by John Gravois, September 7, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWar of Ideas: Jihadism Against Democracy [on Walid Phares' book, refs. Middle East studies, Juan Cole, As'ad Abu Khalil, John Esposito]
by Jonathan Schanzer, September 7, 2007 - The Jewish Policy Center

Loaded Language [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Yehudit Barsky, September 7, 2007 - The Jewish Week (New York)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAnti-Semitism and the Anti-Israel Lobby [incl. Alwaleed bin Talal, Middle East studies]
by Jeff Robins, September 7, 2007 - The Wall Street Journal

Freed by Iran, Scholar Reunites With Her Family [on Haleh Esfandiari, Shaul Bakhash]
by Robin Wright, September 7, 2007 - The Washington Post

Wilson Center to Host Press Conference with Dr. Haleh Esfandiari
by Sharon McCarter, September 7, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

New York Arabic School Sparks Row [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Kim Ghattas, September 6, 2007 - BBC News

Now Here is a Syllabus [on Rice University professor David Cook's course, "Jihad and the End of the World," refs. MESA]
by Robert Spencer, September 6, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Cultural, Religious Learning Comes Under Fire [interview with Rabbi Aryeh Spero on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Noah Feldman, September 6, 2007 - National Public Radio (NPR)

Iran: Motive In Release Of Iranian-Americans Remains Unclear [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, et al.]
by Golnaz Esfandiari, September 6, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Stop the Madrassa Press Conference - Getting the Word Out! [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 6, 2007 - Stop the Madrassa Coalition

MESA Protests Cancellation of Mearsheimer-Walt Talk [on the Middle East Studies Association, Juan Cole]
by Alex Kafka, September 6, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Reform Draws Fire For Muslim Outreach [incl. Ingrid Mattson; alludes to Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Stewart Ain, September 6, 2007 - The Jewish Week (New York)

Learning Arabic Culture [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Editorial, September 6, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Returns to the United States
by Sharon McCarter, September 6, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

New York Islamic Academy Faces Monitoring [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 6, 2007 - World Net Daily

NYC Arab School Opens Amid Firestorm [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Fred Lucas, September 5, 2007 - Cybercast News Service

Middle East Tensions Flare Again (in U.S.) [incl. Nadia Abu El-Haj, Middle East Studies Association]
by Scott Jaschik, September 5, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffCollege Students in Islamic Studies: Send us Your Syllabi! [on examining the syllabi of Middle East studies courses, refs. UNC prof. Carl Ernst]
by Robert Spencer, September 5, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Juan Cole Loses Head [on U of Michigan prof. Juan Cole's book "Napolean's Egypt"]
by Martin Kramer, September 5, 2007 - MartinKramer.org

Arabic School Opens [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Michael Rundle and Joshua Rhett Miller, September 5, 2007 - Metro New York

New Arab Academy Caught in Debate of Religious Pluralism, War on Terror [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by John L. Allen Jr., September 5, 2007 - National Catholic Reporter

Odd Lesson on 'Jihad' at Arab Academy [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Andrea Peyser, September 5, 2007 - New York Post

Math, Science...and Arabic? [on University of the Pacific, Stockton; Mounir Bennouya]
September 5, 2007 - News 10/KXTV Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, CA

Hamilton Helps Free American Scholar Held in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Albert Eisele, September 5, 2007 - The Hill

Schools Open to Greet a Year Full of Change [incl. Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Elissa Gootman and Jennifer Medina, September 5, 2007 - The New York Times

Protest Greets the Opening of a Muslim School in New York [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 4, 2007 - ABC News

Quiet Start for NYC Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Deepti Hajela, September 4, 2007 - Associated Press

New York Public School Accused of Radical Islamist Agenda [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Richard Roth, September 4, 2007 - CNN

Back to a School with a Difference [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Sinclair Stewart, September 4, 2007 - Globe and Mail

First Day at Arabic Academy [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, September 4, 2007 - New York Post

Group Targets Middle Eastern Textbooks [on Citizens for American Values in Public Education]
September 4, 2007 - New York Sun

CNN Suggests ‘Prejudice' and ‘Terror' Motivates Opponents of Arabic School in NYC [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Matthew Balan, September 4, 2007 - NewsBusters

Group: NY Public School Has Radical Islamist Agenda [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
September 4, 2007 - NewsMax.com

Arabic School Opens in New York Amid Controversy [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Edith Honan, September 4, 2007 - Reuters

Two Sides to Sanctions [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Hossein Derakhshan, September 4, 2007 - The Guardian

Faith Plus Knowledge [on Al-Amal School in Fridley, MN; Arabic language studies]
by Lora Pabst, September 4, 2007 - The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Freed Scholar Recounts Time In Iranian Prison [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, September 4, 2007 - Washington Post

US-Iranian Scholar 'Elated' After Release from Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
September 3, 2007 - Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Freed Iranian-American Leaves Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, September 3, 2007 - Associated Press

Iranian-American Scholar Leaves Iran After Three Months in Jail [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Sonja Pace, September 3, 2007 - Voice of America

After Months of Uncertainty and Imprisonment, Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Returns Home
by Sharon McCarter, September 3, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

CSU Fresno Will Offer Mideast Studies — With a Slant? [on California State Univesity, Fresno's Middle East Studies Project]
by Vic Rosenthal, September 2, 2007 - FresnoZionism.org

Carl Ernst Demonstrates Anew His Commitment to Genuine Academic Inquiry [on U of N. Carolina religious studies prof. Carl Ernst, refs. Campus Watch]
by Robert Spencer, September 2, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Arabic Public School Divides Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Jennifer Gould Keil, September 2, 2007 - Toronto Star

Mideast-Themed Schools Raise Curricular, Church-State Issues [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Andrew Trotter, August 31, 2007 - Education Week

Zeppos Announces Plans at Faculty Assembly [on Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, refs. new program in Islamic and Middle Eastern studies]
by Elizabeth Middlebrooks, August 31, 2007 - Inside Vandy (Vanderbilt University's Online Student Community, Nashville, TN)

Brandeis Receives Grant to Renew Al-Quds Partnership
by David Pepose, August 31, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Ex-Iraqi Interpreter Finds Freedom in R.I. [on Qussay Al-Attabi of Roger Williams University]
by Alex Kuffner, August 31, 2007 - The Providence Journal

Chartering a New Course [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Nathaniel Popper, August 31, 2007 - Wall Street Journal

Cover CNN's (Aman)Poor Parrot [on CNN program "God's Warriors," refs. Middle East studies, Saudi funding]
by Ilana Mercer, August 31, 2007 - World Net Daily

New Chinese, Arabic Language Focus in N. Va Public Schools [incl. Arabic classes at Beech Tree Elementary, National Foreign Language Center, U. Maryland]
by Nicholas F. Benton, August 30, 2007 - Falls Church News-Press (Va.)

Barnard Prof's Critics Launch Web Site [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
August 30, 2007 - Jewish Telegraph Agency (JTA)

Greetings, Students of Carl Ernst [on U of N. Carolina religious studies prof. Carol Ernst]
by Robert Spencer, August 30, 2007 - Jihad Watch

Crossing The Line [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Charles C. Haynes, August 30, 2007 - North Country Gazette (NY)

Khalil's Hateful Website [on California State University, Stanislaus prof. As'ad Abu Khalil]
by Candace de Russy, August 30, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Middle East Center Looks Forward [on Middle Tennesse State University, refs. Allen Hibbard, Ron Messier, Khalid Al-Daoudi, Muhammad Masud, Younes Riyani, Abdul Aziz Said, Robert Satloff]
by Sarah Lavery, August 30, 2007 - Sidelines Online (student newspaper for Middle Tennesse State University)

Extra Security for NYC Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Colleen Long, August 29, 2007 - Associated Press

Enrollment Almost Full at New York's 1st Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
August 29, 2007 - Associated Press

New York City's Khalil Gibran International Academy: An Incubator for Islamist Radicalization?
by Richard Thompson, August 29, 2007 - Family Security Matters

NYC School Raises Terror Questions [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Joe Murray, August 29, 2007 - The Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia)

City "Arabic" Enrollment Up [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 29, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffGibran's Legacy [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Rashid Khalidi]
by Editorial, August 29, 2007 - The New York Sun

Critics Ignored Record of a Muslim Principal [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Samuel G. Freedman, August 29, 2007 - The New York Times

Arabic-themed School Blasted for Misappropriating Name [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
August 29, 2007 - WorldNetDaily

New York City's School Chancellor Wants an Islamic Public School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 28, 2007 - Catholic News Agency

The Friends of Gibran Council Asks the New York City Department of Education To Cease Using Kahlil Gibran's Name for the Khalil Gibran International Academy
August 28, 2007 - Friends of Gibran Council

$15 Million Donated for New Israel Studies Center
by Noah Bein, August 28, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Brave New Schools: Plans to Teach Johnny Islam Challenged [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 28, 2007 - WorldNetDaily

Israel, AIPAC Won't Parry Walt/Mearshiemer Book [ref. Middle East studies, Saudi money in higher ed.]
by Herb Keinon, August 27, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

New York City's Khalil Gibran International Academy An Incubator For Islamist Radicalization—Thomas More Law Center Enters Fray
by Press Release, August 27, 2007 - Thomas More Law Center

"Parochial Schools" [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Noah Feldman, August 27, 2007 - WNYC New York Public Radio

Universal Faith [on Ben Gamla Charter School, Khalil Gibran International Academy, and the Univ. of Michigan, Dearborn]
by Noah Feldman, August 26, 2007 - The New York Times Magazine

Barnard Grad Heads Protest against Anti-Semitic Prof. [on Paula Stern, Nadia Abu El-Haj]
August 25, 2007 - Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)

Standing Firm [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Dana Rubinstein, August 25, 2007 - The Brooklyn Paper

A Principal of Principle [on Lexington Universal Academy, Arabic classes]
by Robin Roenker, August 25, 2007 - The Lexington Herald-Leader

How Not to Suppress a Book [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press]
by Bryan Preston, August 24, 2007 - Hot Air

Almstaking [on "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press]
by John J. Miller, August 24, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Hebrew Charter School Spurs Dispute in Florida [on Ben Gamla Charter School; ref. Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Amy Goodnough, August 24, 2007 - The New York Times

Blaine/Arabic Charter School Opens Second Campus [expansion of Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy]
by Liala Helal, August 24, 2007 - The St. Paul Pioneer Press

Khalil Gibran's Muslim Brotherhood Advisor [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Joe Kaufman, August 23, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

ALA to Libraries: Keep Alms for Jihad, Pulped in the UK [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press]
by Andrew Albanese and Jennifer Pinkowski, August 23, 2007 - Library Journal

International Center to Offer Arabic Classes [on University of Nevada-Reno]
by Geralda Miller, August 23, 2007 - Reno Gazette-Journal

Tables Turn On Arab School Critics [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Stop the Madrassa Coalition]
by Doug Chandler and Larry Cohler-Esses, August 23, 2007 - The Jewish Week

Legal Questions Remain for Freed Scholar in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Nazila Fathi, Neil MacFarquahar, August 23, 2007 - The New York Times

Fla. Charter School Stops Hebrew Classes [on Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Matt Sedensky, August 23, 2007 - Townhall.com

Let Them Go [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, et al.]
by Editorial, August 23, 2007 - Washington Post

Hillary Clinton: Statement of Senator Clinton on Release of Haleh Esfandiari from Prison
by Hillary Rodham Clinton, August 22, 2007 - All American Patriots

Iranian-American Scholar Is Released [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, August 22, 2007 - Associated Press

Lawyer: Scholar Still Faces Iran Charges [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, August 22, 2007 - Associated Press

Arabic School Supporters Call for Reinstatement of Founding Principal [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Mary Frost, August 22, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Lingering Questions About The Khalil Gibran Academy
by Editorial, August 22, 2007 - Jewish Press

Iran May Free Another U.S.-Iranian on Bail [on Kian Tajbakhsh and Haleh Esfandiari]
August 22, 2007 - Reuters

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffIntifada High [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Stephen Schwartz, August 22, 2007 - TCS Daily

Iranian-American Scholar Is Released on Bail by Tehran Government [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Aisha Labi, August 22, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Jailed Academic Is Released on Bail [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Nazila Fathi, Neil MacFarquahar, August 22, 2007 - The New York Times

Iran Frees U.S. Scholar From Prison [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Robin Wright, August 22, 2007 - The Washington Post

Arab School Stirs Storm in NYC [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Rabbi Levi Brackman, Tali Farkash, and Uri Orbach, August 22, 2007 - Ynetnews.com

Open Society Institute Statement on Release of Haleh Esfandiari [also on Kian Tajbakhsh]
August 21, 2007 - AScribe Newswire

Supporters of NYC Arabic School Want Founding Leader Reinstated [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 21, 2007 - Associated Press

U.S. Rabbi Defends N.Y. Arab School Despite Charges it Will Be Anti-Israel [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 21, 2007 - Associated Press

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAgainst the Boycott [incl. Middle East studies at Harvard]
by Ruth Wisse, August 21, 2007 - Contentions (the blog of Commentary Magazine)

The Civic Purposes of Public Schools And The UFT's Support For Khalil Gibran International Academy
by Leo Casey, August 21, 2007 - Edwize (web log of the United Federation of Teachers)

No Apologies: CUP Authors To Seek U.S. Publishing Deal for Banned Book [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press]
August 21, 2007 - Library Journal

ALA to Libraries: Keep that Banned CUP Book [on "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press]
August 21, 2007 - Library Journal

Planned Arabic-Themed NYC Public School Prompts Reactions [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 21, 2007 - MyFox New York

Who Gave Nadia Abu El Haj Tenure?
by Paula Stern, August 21, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Khalil Gibran Mosque Meeting Proves The School Will Be A Madrassah [incls. transcript]
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, August 21, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Iran to Free U.S. Academic on Bail: Source [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Hossein Jaseb, August 21, 2007 - Reuters

Chinese and Arabic Languages Gain Local Popularity [on UW-Madison, quotes Uli Schamiloglu, chair of Center for Middle East Studies]
by Karyn Saemann, August 21, 2007 - The Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Controversial Arabic Program Just 1 of 70 [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Erin Einhorn, August 21, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffRudy's Man in the Middle East [on Martin Kramer]
by Jason Horowitz, August 21, 2007 - The New York Observer

Rallying Cry: Arab School's Supporters Boost Resigned Principal [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Yoav Gonen, August 21, 2007 - The New York Post

At Rally, Arabic School Supporters Demand Principal's Return [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy
by Elizabeth Green, August 21, 2007 - The New York Sun

Protestors Seek Leader's Return to Arabic School [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy, Danielle Salzberg]
by Jennifer Medina, August 21, 2007 - The New York Times

Iran Releases U.S. Scholar on Bail [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, August 21, 2007 - The Washington Post

The Face of Islam in America [on Ingrid Mattson]
by Cathy Lynn Grossman, August 21, 2007 - USA Today

Iran Releases Dr. Haleh Esfandiari from Evin Prison
by Vicki Bear Dodson, August 21, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Groups Rally For and Against Planned Arabic-Themed Public School in Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Danielle Salzberg]
August 20, 2007 - Fox 5 New York

Group Demands Firing of Arabic School Adviser [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Elizabeth Green, August 20, 2007 - New York Sun

Why Is Columbia Cowering? [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Candace de Russy, August 20, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

NY Sun: KGIA Advisory Council "effectively absolved," Rabbi Claims It Never Met [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 20, 2007 - Stop the Madrassa

Stop The Madrassa Press Release: Three Back-To-School Initiatives [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Pamela Hall, August 20, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Newest Battlefield of Middle East Conflict Is Tenure Case at Barnard College [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by John Gravois, August 20, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Defending the Tenure Process [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Evan Goldstein, August 20, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Arab Principal Was a Casualty of Fear [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Danielle Salzberg, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Mona Eltahawy, August 20, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Education Department Distances Itself From Khalil Gibran Rally [incl. Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Elizabeth Green, August 20, 2007 - The New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Libel Tourist Strikes Again [on Khalid Bin Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, et al.]
by Duncan Currie, August 20, 2007 - The Weekly Standard

Does Nadia Abu El Haj Know Hebrew?
by Paula Stern, August 19, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Americanization 101 [on Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Richard D. Kahlenberg, August 19, 2007 - The New York Times

Tenure Wars and Burned Books: Middle East Meets Ivy League [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
August 18, 2007 - IvyGate Blog

Arabic School Missteps [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, August 18, 2007 - The Brooklyn Paper

Cambridge Contacts U.S. Libraries over Alms for Jihad [on Khaled Bin Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press]
August 17, 2007 - American Library Association

Arabic School Opening in NYC, But Not Without a Storm of Protest [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Deepti Hajela, August 17, 2007 - Associated Press

New York Islamist Day Parade [incl. Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Joe Kaufman and Beila Rabinowitz, August 17, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Grant Nadia Abu El-Haj Tenure [Petition]
by Paul Manning, August 17, 2007 - PetitionOnline

Politicians Renew Public Pleas for Release of Wilson Director [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Dena Levitz, August 17, 2007 - The Examiner (San Francisco)

Jewish Shootout Over Arab School [on Khalil Gibran International Academy and Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Larry Cohler-Esses, August 17, 2007 - The Jewish Week

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudi Intimidation [on "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge University Press, Khaled Bin Mahfouz]
by Martin Peretz, August 17, 2007 - The Spine [TNR Blog]

Statement of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Detention of Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Hillary Rodham Clinton, August 16, 2007 - All American Patriots

Can They Do That? [on "Alms for Jihad," Khaled Bin Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press]
by D. Stone, August 16, 2007 - American Library Association

Censorship: A New Weapon for Terrorism [on "Alms for Jihad," Khaled Bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press, Robert O. Collins]
by Pam Meister, August 16, 2007 - Family Security Matters

OSI Calls on Iran to Release Prisoners on the 100th Day of Their Detention [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Press Release, August 16, 2007 - Open Society Institute

Glen Beck: "Salzberg…The New Leader of a Fatally Flawed Institution" [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by CNN, August 16, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Principal Not Kosher: Muslim [on Danielle Salzberg, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 16, 2007 - The New York Post

College Enrollment in Arabic Courses Growing Faster Than Other Foreign Languages [on U of Maryland Arabic program, National Security Education Program]
by Mohamed Elshinnawi, August 16, 2007 - Voice of America

Academia, Seriously [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Lynn B., August 15, 2007 - In Context Blog

Pessimistic Views on Academic Freedom [incl. Middle East studies, Lisa Anderson]
by Scott Jaschik, August 15, 2007 - Inside Higher Ed

The Midrasa Gets A New Principal [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial Board, August 15, 2007 - Jewish Press

Islam Prof is 'Zion'-Hearted [on Danielle Salzberg, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett and John Mazor, August 15, 2007 - New York Post

Where Is the ACLU? [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Alicia Colon, August 15, 2007 - New York Sun

How New Arabic School Aroused Old Rivalries [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman and Jennifer Medina, August 15, 2007 - New York Times

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDavid Meir-Levi: 'Facts on the Ground' - Nadia Abu el-Haj's New Salvo in the Arab Propaganda War Against Israel
by David Meir-Levi, August 15, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Alumni Group Seeks to Deny Tenure to Middle Eastern Scholar at Barnard College [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by John Gravois, August 15, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Orthodox Educator to Head Controversial NYC Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 15, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Seven Scholars with Expertise in the Middle East and Islam Join Univ. of California, Riverside
by Press Release, August 15, 2007 - UC Riverside Newsroom

Imprisonment of Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Reaches the 100 Day Mark
by Sharon McCarter, August 15, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Arabic School Names New Principal [on Danielle Salzberg, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
August 14, 2007 - Associated Press

Interim Principal To Head Brooklyn's Controversial Arabic School [on Danielle Salzberg, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Mary Frost, August 14, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffStop the Madrass [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Frank J. Gaffney, Jr., August 14, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Protect the American Media--Whether They Deserve It or Not [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press, Robert O. Collins, "Alms for Jihad," et al.]
by Andrew C. McCarthy, August 14, 2007 - Human Events

Petition, Donor Threats on Prof Puts Spotlight Back on Columbia [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Ben Harris, August 14, 2007 - Jewish Telegraph Agency (JTA)

Almontaser's Resignation Leaves Khalil Gibran's "Intifada-Structure" Intact
by William A. Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, August 14, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Stop the Madrassa Statement on Danielle Salzberg: Direct Responsibility [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 14, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Sociologists Discuss the Middle East and Disasters at Annual Meeting [incl. Juan Cole]
by Richard Byrne, August 14, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

School Bad Idea Even Before Hebrew-HaHa [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Danielle Salzberg, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Andrea Peyser, August 14, 2007 - The New York Post

Debbie in Denial [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Editorial, August 14, 2007 - The New York Post

New Principal "Chosen" [on Danielle Salzberg, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran International Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 14, 2007 - The New York Post

Jewish Woman Taking Over at Arabic-Language School [on Danielle Salzberg, Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Elizabeth Green, August 14, 2007 - The New York Sun

New Leader Picked to Run Arabic School [on Danielle Salzberg of Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, August 14, 2007 - The New York Times

Iran Ends Probe into Two Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari & Kian Tajbakhsh]
August 13, 2007 - Associated Press

Fallout from the Cambridge Libel Settlement [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge University Press, "Alms for Jihad,"
by David Glenn, August 13, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog

The Legal Jihad Is Already Underway [on Cambridge U. Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," et al.]
by Phyllis Chesler, August 13, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Bid to Deny Tenure to Barnard Prof [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
August 13, 2007 - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Chancellor Klein Announces Danielle Salzberg as Interim Acting Principal of Khalil Gibran International Academy
by Press Release, August 13, 2007 - New York City Department of Education

Stop The Madrassa Files Petition with NYC August 12, 2007 [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 13, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Elon Freshmen Ready to Report [incl. expansion of Middle East studies program]
by Mike Wilder, August 13, 2007 - The Burlington Times-News (N.C.)

Iranian Official Says Inquiry Into U.S. Scholars Has Ended [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Nazila Fathi, August 13, 2007 - The New York Times

Cambridge Press Pulps Books after Kendall Win [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Kendall Freeman]
by Ben Moshinsky, August 13, 2007 - TheLawyer.com

Radical Mosque to Feed Proposed NY Arabic School? [on Khalil Gibran Academy, Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser]
August 13, 2007 - WorldNetDaily

So Sue Me [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge University Press]
by Barbara Fister, August 12, 2007 - ACRLog: Association of College & Research Libraries

Iran Wraps Up Probe into Detained US-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Stuart Williams, August 12, 2007 - Agence France-Presse

First Hebrew Charter School in U.S. Criticized Even Before It Opens [on Ben Gamla Charter School]
August 12, 2007 - Associated Press

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Forbidden Library [on Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Khalid bin Mahfouz]
August 12, 2007 - Hot Air Blog

Principal Quits, but Arabic-Themed NYC School Still in Works [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 11, 2007 - Associated Press

Head of City's Arabic School Steps Down Under Pressure [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, August 11, 2007 - New York Times

Intifada in New York [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Richard N. Weltz, August 11, 2007 - The American Thinker

Head of Arabic School Drops Out [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Carrie Melago, August 11, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Intif-Adios to School Chief [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 11, 2007 - The New York Post

Intifada Grows in Brooklyn? Enough with PC Schools
by Letters to the Editor, August 11, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffJihad'Ya Later [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, August 11, 2007 - The New York Post

Head of City's Arabic School Steps Down Under Pressure [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser]
by Julie Bosman, August 11, 2007 - The New York Times

Principal of Controversial Arab-Themed Brooklyn School Resigns [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Mary Frost, August 10, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

From the Saudis to Your Children [on Audrey Shabbas, Arab World and Islamic Resources (AWAIR), Middle East Policy Council (MEPC)]
August 10, 2007 - California Catholic Daily

Under Fire, Arabic-Themed School Principal Resigns [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, August 10, 2007 - City Room (New York Times Blog)

NYC Principal at Center of 'Intifada' T-Shirt Controversy Resigns [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 10, 2007 - Fox News

NYC Arabic School is Short on, Um, Arabic [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 10, 2007 - New York Post

What's Arabic for 'Shut it Down'? [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, August 10, 2007 - New York Post

NY Madrassa and Principal Bound at the Hip [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Candace de Russy, August 10, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Following Principal's Resignation, Calls Increase to Shut School [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Elizabeth Green, August 10, 2007 - The New York Sun

Don't Let Them Terrorize Our Freedoms [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins]
by Diana West, August 10, 2007 - Townhall.com

Barnard Grad Heads Protest against Anti-Semitic Prof. [on Paula Stern's petition against Nadia Abu El-Haj]
August 9, 2007 - Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)

Columbia Student Responds to IU Outtake [on "Indoctrinate U" documentary outtake feat. Hamid Dabashi]
by Evan Coyne Maloney, August 9, 2007 - Brain Terminal Blog

Assemblyman Dov Hikind To Join Protest At NYC Chancellor's Office [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 9, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Randi Rips "Intifada" Principal [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser of Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Yoav Gonen, August 9, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudi Jihad on Free Speech [re "Alms for Jihad," Cambridge U. Press, Khalid bin Mahfouz]
by Editorial, August 8, 2007 - Investor's Business Daily

City University Of New York Trustee Blasts Khalil Gibran International Academy
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, August 8, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

"Intifada" Comes to Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Ed Lasky, August 8, 2007 - The American Thinker

Are We Losing the Propaganda War in Our Schools? [interview with Richard Thompson of Th. More Law Ctr; incl. Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Tom McLaughlin, August 8, 2007 - The Family Security Foundation

A Sign Of Things To Come? [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser and Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, August 8, 2007 - The Jewish Press

Arab School's Peace Goals [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett, August 8, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudis Sue for Secrecy [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, Cambridge U. Press]
by Rachel Ehrenfeld, August 8, 2007 - The New York Post

Jasmine and Stars: New Orientalist Narratives [interview with Fatemeh Keshavarz, auth. of "Jasmine and Stars: Reading More than Lolita in Tehran"]
by Foaad Khosmood, August 8, 2007 - ZNet

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Matt Hadro, August 7, 2007 - Accuracy in Media

Arab School Head Under Fire [on Deborah Almontaser of Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 7, 2007 - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Petition to Deny Nadia Abu El-Haj Tenure at Barnard College
by Paula R. Stern, August 7, 2007 - PetitionOnline

Brooklyn's Khalil Gibran Madrassah Will Function As Jihad Recruitment Center
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, August 7, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

Joel Klein's Choice [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser & Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, August 7, 2007 - The New York Post

Shirting the Issue: "Sorry" Principal First Defends "Intifada" Wear [on Dhaba "Debbie" Almontaser, Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Andrea Peyser, August 7, 2007 - The New York Post

Arab School Principal Says She Regrets Intifada Remarks [on Deborah "Debbie" Almontaser of Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Elizabeth Green, August 7, 2007 - The New York Sun

Iran's Ebadi Complains to UN Over Detained US-Iranian [on Haleh Esfandiari]
August 6, 2007 - Agence France-Presse (AFP)

NYC Officials Accused of Withholding Information on Arab School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Fred Lucas, August 6, 2007 - Cybercast News Service

Profile of Columbia University Professor Hamid Dabashi
August 6, 2007 - DiscoverTheNetworks.org

Has Islamic Indoctrination Overtaken American Schools? [on Saudi funding, refs. Title VI, Sandra Stotsky, Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies]
by Editorial Board, August 6, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Fly in the Bin Mahfouz Ointment [re Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Robert Collins, et al.]
by Alyssa A. Lappen, August 6, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffMuslims Silence Critics [incl. Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Khalid Bin Mahfouz, Robert Collins]
by Robert Spencer, August 6, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

What's Fair and Not Fair in the Middle East Debates? [on Ian Lustick, Norman Finkelstein]
by David Slavin; reply by Steven Plaut, August 6, 2007 - History News Network

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffClash of Cultures [on the state of Middle East studies, Alwaleed Bin Talal, John Esposito]
by John J. Miller, August 6, 2007 - Philanthropy Magazine

University Denies Barrett a Position [on Kevin Barrett, Univ. of Wisconsin]
by Pedro Oliveira, Jr., August 6, 2007 - The Badger Herald (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison)

City Principal is "Revolting": Tied to "Intifada NYC" T-shirts [on Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser of Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chuck Bennett and Jana Winter, August 6, 2007 - The New York Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffOne Way Multiculturalism [on Mahfouz, Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Robert Collins, et al.]
by Mark Steyn, August 6, 2007 - The New York Sun

The War Against the West (7) [on Cambridge U. Press, "Alms for Jihad," Khalid Bin Mahfouz]
by Melanie Phillips, August 5, 2007 - Melanie Phillips's Diary

Baghdad by the Bay [on Ayad al-Qazzaz, et al.]
by Jonathan Curiel, August 5, 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle

1st Amendment on Trial: Saudi Billionaire's Lawsuit Leads to Book's Destruction [on "Alms for Jihad," Robert O. Collins, J. Millard Burr, Cambridge U. Press]
August 4, 2007 - WorldNetDaily

Shelf Life [on Khalid bin Mafouz lawsuit involving Cambridge U Press]
by Stanley Kurtz, August 3, 2007 - The Corner on National Review Online

How One Wealthy Jihad Supporter Is Using UK Courts to Kill American Free Speech [audio interview with Rachel Ehrenfeld on Khalid bin Mafouz's suit against Cambridge U. Press's title, "Alms for Jihad," et al.]
by Bryan Preston, August 2, 2007 - Hot Air

Not Much Ado Over 'Alms' Libel Outcome [on Khalid bin Mafouz lawsuit involving Cambridge U Press]
by Pam Meister, August 2, 2007 - NewsBusters

Saudis Suppressing Study of Terrorism-Financing? [on Khalid bin Mafouz lawsuit involving Cambridge U Press]
by Candace de Russy, August 2, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

U.S. Publisher Condemns Cambridge University Press [re Khalid Bin Mahfouz, "Alms for Jihad," Robert Collins, et al.]
by Jeffrey A. Stern, August 2, 2007 - Press Release, Bonus Books

Hebrew, Arabic Schools Seen Stretching Boundaries [on Khalil Gibran Academy, Ben Gamla Charter School]
by Adam Dickter, August 2, 2007 - The Jewish Week (New York)

Libel Suit Leads to Destruction of Books [by Cambridge U. Press; Khalid Bin Mahfouz, Robert O. Collins, et al.]
by Gary Shapiro, August 2, 2007 - The New York Sun

University Press Pays-Out after Book Libels Sheikh
August 1, 2007 - Cambridge Evening News (U.K.)

Boston University's Terrorist Apologist Coddles Hamas, Too [on August Richard Norton and Harvard's Sara Roy]
by Jonathan Schanzer, August 1, 2007 - Jewish Policy Center Blog

Academic Terror Apologists -- the Dynamic Op-Ed Duo [on Boston U's Augustus Richard Norton and Harvard's Sara Roy]
by Martin "Sol" Soloman, August 1, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Transcript of Pamela Hall on the Glen Beck Show [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 1, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Pamela Hall on the Rodger Hedgecock Show Transcript [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
August 1, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

Cambridge U. Press Seeks to Destroy All Copies of Book on Terrorism to Settle Libel Lawsuit by Saudi Businessman [on Robert O. Collins, et al.]
by David Glenn, August 1, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Repression In Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by "The Following Is an Editorial Reflecting the Views of the U.S. Government.", August 1, 2007 - Voice of America

Brave New Schools: Islamic Prayers Finally Dropped [at Carver Elementary in San Diego]
August 1, 2007 - WorldNetDaily

Probe into US-Iranians Still Going: Judiciary [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
July 31, 2007 - Agence France-Presse

Ms. Meyer Explains [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
July 31, 2007 - Stop The Madrassa Coalition

City Could Get School that Teaches Hebrew
by Elizabeth Green, July 31, 2007 - The New York Sun

Community Group Opposing Arabic-Themed School Files for Information [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Mary Frost, July 30, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Confession Time in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robert McMahon, July 30, 2007 - Council on Foreign Relations

BU President Weak on Hezbollah Apologist [on prof. Augustus Richard Norton]
by Jonathan Schanzer, July 30, 2007 - Jewish Policy Center Blog

B.U. Prof Terrorist Apologist [on Augustus Richard Norton's Hezbollah book]
by Candace de Russy, July 30, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Principal Of Khalil Gibran International Academy, Dhabah Almontaser Slammed In Expose
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, July 30, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Letter from Cambridge U. Press to Khalid Bin Mahfouz re Settlement for "Alms for Jihad" [co-author Robert O. Collins]
by Kevin Taylor, July 30, 2007 - Press Intellectual Property Director, Cambridge University Press

School to Install Footbaths for Muslims [at Univ. of Michigan, Dearborn]
by P.J. Huffstutter, July 30, 2007 - The Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON POST-WATCH: The Post Looks at Islam, and Blinks [refs. John Esposito, Fawaz Gerges, Bernard Lewis and Fouad Ajami]
by Eric Rozenman, July 27, 2007 - CAMERA.org

Accommodation as an Islamist Political Instrument [incls. Carver Elementary in San Diego]
by M. Zuhdi Jasser, July 27, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Barnard's Shame and Columbia's Dirty Deal [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Paula R. Stern, July 27, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Joseph Massad and Nadia Abu El Haj at Columbia/Barnard
by Emmet Trueman, July 27, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Truth, Lies and Tenure at Barnard [on Nadia Abu El-Haj]
by Shulamit Reinharz, July 27, 2007 - The Jewish Advocate

Alwaleed's IPO [incl. Prince Alwaleed's $20m gift to Harvard]
by Editorial, July 27, 2007 - The New York Sun

Jihad on Campus? [on Bradford U. in U.K.; ref. Elie Kedourie]
by Daniel Johnson, July 26, 2007 - Contentions (the blog of Commentary Magazine)

The War Within the West [on Bradford U. in the U.K.]
by Melanie Phillips, July 26, 2007 - Melanie Phillps's Diary

Iran Is Escalating Crackdown Against 'Velvet' Revolutionaries [incl. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Eli Lake, July 26, 2007 - The New York Sun

Akbar Ahmed's 'Noor,' a Paean to Religious Tolerance
by Ted Merwin, July 26, 2007 - The Washington Post

Some Say Schools Giving Muslims Special Treatment [at George Mason U., U. Michigan-Dearborn, et al.]
by Oren Dorell, July 26, 2007 - USA Today

Will Taxing Colleges Save Them? [refs. Middle East studies at Georgetown, Harvard, and Columbia]
by Michell Langbert, July 25, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

Iran's Thought Criminals [on Kian Tajbakhsh, refs. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ahmed Rashid, July 25, 2007 - Guardian Unlimited

U.S., Canadian Citizens Imprisoned in Iran ‘Confess' on Iranian TV [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
July 25, 2007 - Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)

Try to Answer Paul Berman [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Fred Seigel, July 25, 2007 - Minding the Campus

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudi in the Classroom [on Title VI and Middle East Studies]
by Stanley Kurtz, July 25, 2007 - National Review Online

Iran: Families Of Detained Students Describe Abuse In Prison [refs. Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Golnaz Esfandiari, July 25, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Iranians Detained In Connection With Arrested U.S. Scholars [refs. Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 25, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Why Are We Rewarding Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, et al.]
by Jeff Jacoby, July 25, 2007 - The Boston Globe

New Arrests in Case of Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Nasser Karimi, July 25, 2007 - Townhall.com

In Talks with Iran, U.S. Keeps Human Rights Off the Table [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Janine Zacharia, July 24, 2007 - Bloomberg News

Attention Authors: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid...[on Khalid bin Mafouz's lawsuit against Cambridge U. Press; incl. Robert O. Collins]
by Deborah E. Lipstadt, July 24, 2007 - History on Trial Blog

Iran: Leaders Appear Pleased With Televised 'Confessions' [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Vahid Sepehri, July 24, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

U.S. Declines To Push Iran To Free American Prisoners [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Eli Lake, July 24, 2007 - The New York Sun

War of Ideas' Homefront [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Frank J. Gaffney, Jr., July 24, 2007 - The Washington Times

Brandeis President Reinharz Rightly Concerned About Anti-Israel Academics, Yet Brandeis Still Employs & Honors Vicious Critics Of Israel
by Morton A. Klein, July 24, 2007 - Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)

College Adds Hebrew to Language Immersion Program [at Middlebury College]
July 23, 2007 - Burlington Free Press

Elon to Offer Middle Eastern Studies [Elon University in N. Carolina]
by Brandee Hayhurst, July 23, 2007 - Burlington Times

MIT's Jerusalem Contest: A "Veneer" of Neutrality Can't Conceal Bias [incl. Leila Farsakh, Philip Khoury, MESA, et al.]
by Gilead Ini, July 23, 2007 - Camera Media Analysis

MIT's Jerusalem Contest: A "Veneer" of Neutrality Can't Conceal Bias [incl. Philip Khoury, Martin Kramer]
by Gilead Ini, July 23, 2007 - Camera Media Analysis

Esfandiari, Iran and the Rest
by Judith Apter Klinghoffer, July 23, 2007 - History News Network

Bolivian Scholar, Denied Entry to the U.S. for 2 Years, Finally Gets His Visa [also Tariq Ramadan]
by Burton Bollag, July 23, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Some in Iraq Criticize TV Broadcast of Iranian-Americans' 'Confession' [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 22, 2007 - Associated Press

Reader Comment on "Answering the Call of Jihad" [rev. of Augustus Richard Norton, Hezbollah: A Short History; ref. Sara Roy, MES]
by Abraham H. Miller, July 22, 2007 - In Focus (pub. of the Jewish Policy Center)

Look Who's Holding Hostages Again [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Mark Steyn, July 22, 2007 - The Orange County Register (syndicated column)

Want to Understand Islam? Start Here [incl. Vali Nasr, Fawaz Gerges, et al.]
by John L. Esposito, July 22, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran Uses Activists for Propaganda [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Scott Peterson, July 20, 2007 - Christian Science Monitor

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAnswering the Call of Jihad [a review of Boston U prof. Augustus Richard Norton's book on Hezbollah]
by Jonathan Schanzer, July 20, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Iran: The Conspiracy that Wasn't [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Amir Taheri, July 20, 2007 - The New York Post

Woodrow Wilson Center Dismisses Recently Aired Iranian Video ‘Confessions' as Scripted and Contrived [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Sharon McCarter, July 20, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Daughter of Detained US-Iranian Condemns Tehran TV Broadcast [on Haleh Esfandiari]
July 19, 2007 - Agence France-Presse (AFP)

How Muslim Communities Counter Radicalism to Be Study Topic [on Duke/Chapel Hill study; incls. profs. Charles Kurzman and Ebrahim Moosa]
July 19, 2007 - Duke University News and Communication

The 'Crime' of Dialogue: Iran's Disgraceful Detention of Haleh Esfandiari [written by the Wilson Center program director on environmental issues]
by Geoff Dabelko, July 19, 2007 - Gristmill Blog

Iran Airs Interviews with Two U.S. Detainees [on Haleh Esfandiari and Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Mike Shuster, July 19, 2007 - NPR.org

Iran: Radio Farda -- Outcry Before And After Detainee Broadcast [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 19, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Brandeis Sets Fiscal Record Despite School Controversies [refs.Khalil Shikaki of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies]
by Rachel L. Axelbank, July 19, 2007 - The Jewish Advocate

Iran Suggests That Detainees Were Part of Plot [on Haleh Esfandiari and Kian Tajbakhsh
by Nazila Fathi, July 19, 2007 - The New York Times

The Other Iran Crisis [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Nir Boms, July 19, 2007 - The Wall Street Journal

My Mother's Interrogators [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Haleh Bakhash, July 19, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iranian TV Airs Video of Jailed American Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, July 19, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran's State-Run Television Shows Footage of 2 Detained Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 18, 2007 - Associated Press

Americans to "Confess" on Iranian TV [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Damien McElroy, July 18, 2007 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Rejecting a Review as One-Sided [on Sara Roy of Harvard]
by Karen Winkler, July 17, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education Blog

Deja Vu: Esfandiari & Tajbakhsh Confess Prior to Release?
by Judith Apter Klinghoffer, July 17, 2007 - History News Network

Middlebury College and Brandeis University Establish School of Hebrew
by Blair Kloman, July 17, 2007 - Middlebury College

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffExploiting the Confessional [on Haleh Esfandiari & Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Alexander Benard, July 17, 2007 - National Review Online

Nobel Women's Initiative Calls for the Release of Haleh Esfandiari
by Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, et al., July 17, 2007 - Nobel Women's Initiative

Iranian-American Scholars' Forced Confession [on Haleh Esfandiari & Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Nasrin Rahimieh, July 17, 2007 - OC and the World: The Orange County Register Blog

Hamas Sympathizers Tied To Khalil Gibran International Academy? [on Debbie Almontaser, et al.]
by Beila Rabinowitz and William Mayer, July 17, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

Iran: Rights Expert Condemns Broadcast Of American-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
July 17, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Let Us Back Inside School--Church [incl. Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Jess Wisloski, July 17, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Iran Puts Detained Scholars Before TV Cameras [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Nazila Fathi, July 17, 2007 - The New York Times

Showing Jailed Americans, Iran TV Cites Confessions [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Robin Wright, July 17, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran Unjustly Parades U.S. Citizens [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh, Ali Shakeri]
by Sean McCormack, July 17, 2007 - U.S. Department of State

Iran to Air Statements By Detained US-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 16, 2007 - Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Lecture Ends in Censure [on Reuven Firestone at Ain Shams University in Egypt]
by Mona El-Nahhas, July 12--17 2007 - Al-Ahram Weekly

Iran TV Shows Detained Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Nasser Karimi, July 16, 2007 - Associated Press

OSI Responds To Staged Television Appearances of Detained Iranian-American Scholars [Open Society Inst. on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
July 16, 2007 - PR Newswire

Language comes with Culture -- Arabic Language at Charlsetown [on Boston high school lang. program]
by Martin "Sol" Soloman, July 16, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Chilling Iranian Stories [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Nir Boms, July 16, 2007 - The Washington Times

Woodrow Wilson Center Responds to Iran's Announcement That it Will Broadcast Apparent Confessions by Haleh Esfandiari
by Sharon A. McCarter, July 16, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Speaking Up [on Arabic lang. program for Boston high school students]
by Tracy Jan, July 15, 2007 - Boston Globe

Head of Arab American Association Linda Sarsour Linked to Hamas - and Khalil Gibran Principal Designate Dhabah Almontaser
July 13, 2007 - Militant Islam Monitor

Joseph Massad Wants to Eliminate the Jewish State [Columbia U prof. speaks at Madrid conference]
by Martin "Sol" Soloman, July 13, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Under Fire from U.S., Iran Reacts by Cracking Down at Home [incl. Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Scott Peterson, July 13, 2007 - The Christian Science Monitor

Banishing the Ghosts of Iran [on the "New Orientalism"]
by Fatameh Keshavarz, July 13, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Public Schools Grapple with Muslim Prayer [on Arabic classes & prayer at Carver Elementary in San Diego]
by Randy Dotinga, July 12, 2007 - The Christian Science Monitor

A World of Talk [Howard Community College offers Arabic classes for teens]
by Lisa Tom, July 11, 2007 - Baltimore Sun

Keith Ellison's Night Table [incl. Kevin Barrett]
by Gabriel Schoenfeld, July 11, 2007 - Contentions (the blog of Commentary Magazine)

Rudy Giuliani's New Foreign Policy Team [incl. Martin Kramer]
by Ed Lasky, July 11, 2007 - The American Thinker

Divide and Conquer [on evangelical support for Israel; MESA]
by Ed Lasky, July 11, 2007 - The American Thinker

Iran Widens Investigation Of Two Jailed Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari & Kian Tajbakhsh
by Robin Wright, July 11, 2007 - The Washington Post

US Says 'No Basis' for Iranian Charges Against Detained Americans
by David Gollust, July 11, 2007 - Voice of America

Iran Says Has New Evidence Against U.S.-Iranian Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
July 10, 2007 - Agence France-Presse

Portrait Photo Sparks Fair Use, Copyright Misuse Battle (Beinin v. Center for the Study of Popular Culture) [on Joel Beinin's lawsuit against David Horowitz]
by Matthew Sag, July 10, 2007 - Fairly Used - the Fair Use Blog

Jihad in Schools? [on Carver elementary school in San Diego]
by Editorial, July 10, 2007 - Investor's Business Daily

Iran Expands Investigation of American Prisoners [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robin Wright, July 10, 2007 - The Washington Post

Woodrow Wilson Center Responds to Iran's Announcement That It Has Uncovered New Evidence Against Haleh Esfandiari
by Sharon A. McCarter, July 10, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Network of Expatriate Treachery [incl. Gabriel Piterburg, Ella Shahat]
by Steven Plaut, July 9, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Sara Roy: 'This One-Sidedness Dissuaded Readers from Reading the Piece to the End' [of Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies]
by Martin "Sol" Solomon, July 9, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

The New York Times and Iran [incl. Juan Cole]
by Ed Lasky, July 9, 2007 - The American Thinker

Exploring Islam's 'Death Cult' [quotes Richard Bulliet and Fawaz Gerges, refs. Bernard Lewis]
by Michael Hirsh, July 7, 2007 - Newsweek

Jihad Amid the Dreaming Spires [on jihadist Islamists at Oxford Univ.]
by Alex Lewis, July 7, 2007 - The Spectator

Persona Non Grata [refs. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, July 7, 2007 - The Washington Times

More N.C. Schools Should Offer Needed Arabic Courses
by Editorial, July 6, 2007 - News-Record.com (Greensboro, NC)

Q&A With Juan Cole, Historian and Blogger [U of Michigan]
July 6, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

University of Alberta's New Islamic Studies Chair Aims to Bridge the Faiths [on Ibrahim Abu-Rabi]
by Meghan Hurley, July 5, 2007 - Edmonton Journal

Misleading Lessons In Understanding [on Fawaz Gerges of Sarah Lawrence College]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, July 5, 2007 - New English Review

Informed Comment: Global Affairs [on U of Michigan Juan Cole's new group blog]
by Evan Goldstein, July 5, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Center for Near Eastern Studies Celebrates Golden Anniversary [at UCLA; incl. Khaled Abou Al Fadl, Gabriel Piterberg, Saree Makdisi, et al.]
by Press Release, July 3, 2007 - UCLA International Institute

The Islamist's War Against Liberalism [on Tariq Ramadan, Paul Berman, Ian Buruma; cites Martin Kramer, Fuad Ajami, Edward Said, et al.]
by Lee Smith, July 2, 2007 - Michael J. Totten's Middle East Journal

Muslim Prayers in Schools Debated [re praying in Arabic class]
by Helen Gao, July 2, 2007 - San Diego Union-Tribune

Majid Khadduri and George W. Bush [also ref. Rashid Khalidi, Omid Safi, John Esposito, Edward Said]
by Robert Spencer, June 29, 2007 - Jihad Watch Blog

Stern Weathers Stern Onslaught in Speech Aftermath [on Jessica Stern]
by Abby D. Phillip, June 29, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Hillary Clinton: Senator Clinton Statement on Continued Detention of Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Hillary Rodham Clinton, June 28, 2007 - All American Patriots

Release Haleh Esfandiari [statement by Middle East studies professors]
June 28, 2007 - New York Review of Books

Human Rights Groups Hold Vigil for Detained Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Sean Maroney, June 28, 2007 - Voice of America

Slyomovics Named Near Eastern Studies Director [UCLA]
June 27, 2007 - Center for Near Eastern Studies

The Dangers of Government-Sponsored Art [incl. Aminah Beverly McCloud, Omid Safi, "America at a Crossroads"]
by David Yerushalmi, June 27, 2007 - The American Thinker

Our Family Hostage Crisis [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Shaul Bakhash, June 27, 2007 - The New York Times

Hundreds Gather for Vigil in New York Calling for the Immediate Release of Haleh Esfandiari and Other Detained Iranian-Americans
by Sharon McCarter, June 27, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

U.S.-Iranian Held in Solitary in Iran: Lawyer [on Haleh Esfandiari]
June 26, 2007 - Reuters

Iran Nobel Laureate Calls for Release of U.S.-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari]
June 25, 2007 - Agence France-Presse

Ebadi Criticises Iran's Judiciary [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Frances Harrison, June 25, 2007 - BBC

Iranian Hostage Crisis [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Kathryn Jean Lopez, June 25, 2007 - National Review Online

Brandeis Receives $15 Million for Israel Studies Center
by Kristen Erekson, June 25, 2007 - The Jewish Advocate

Tipping Off the Enemy [refs. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Gabriel Schoenfeld, June 24, 2007 - Los Angeles Times

Hard Realities of Soft Power [refs. Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Negar Azimi, June 24, 2007 - New York Times

Iran: Detained Students at Risk of Torture [refs. Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Human Rights Watch, June 23, 2007 - Reuters AlertNet

Become a Middle East/Islam Expert In Your Spare Time and Earn Big Bucks!
by Barry Rubin, June 22, 2007 - Augean Stables

Harvard Honors AUB Professor Samir Khalaf [Center for Middle East Studies]
by Jim Campbell, June 22, 2007 - Daily Star (Lebanon)

Brandeis Gets Grant For Israel Studies
by Jacob Berkman, June 22, 2007 - JTA Wire Service

War of Ideas--I [on Jessica Stern]
by James Taranto, June 22, 2007 - OpinionJournal.com

Arabic School Finds Home at Last [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Tanyanika Samuels, June 22, 2007 - The New York Daily News

New York Submits to Public School Madrassa: Parents Like Sheep to Slaughter [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Pamela Geller Oshry, June 21, 2007 - Atlas Shrugs Blog

Seven Questions: Imprisoned in Iran [interview with Shaul Bakhash, husband of Haleh Esfaniari]
June 2007 - Foreign Policy

Young, Smart and Studying in Israel [on American MES students at Tel Aviv Univ.]
by Carl Hoffman, June 20, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Human Rights Groups to Hold Vigil in New York Calling for the Immediate Release of Haleh Esfandiariand Other Detained Iranian-Americans [incl. Princeton's Near Eastern studies dept.]
June 20, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Detentions Have Iranian-Americans Afraid of Travel to Tehran [refs. Haleh Esfandiari, other Iranian-American academics]
June 19, 2007 - Associated Press

Arabic, Chinese Language Camps Now at BYU
by Brittani Lusk, June 19, 2007 - Daily Herald (Utah)

Index on Censorship, English PEN and Article 19 Condemn the Detention of US-Iranian Academics [open letter to Iranian ambassador in London on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
June 19, 2007 - Index for Free Expression

Don't Shut the Door on Dialogue with Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by William Burke-White and Adam Kolker, June 19, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Brandeis to Expand Israel Studies
by Nicole Haley, June 18, 2007 - The Daily News Tribune (Waltham, MA)

Open Letter to the DePaul Administration Regarding the Denial of Tenure of Professor Norman Finkelstein [ref. Tariq Ramadan]
by Mark A. LeVine, June 17, 2007 - History News Network

Rashid Khalidi: Gaza blame-thrower [on Columbia's Edward Said Arab studies prof]
by Martin Kramer, June 16, 2007 - MartinKramer.org

Apologists [on Columbia's Rashid Khalidi]
by Marty Peretz, June 16, 2007 - The New Republic

New BYU Summer Camps to Teach Foreign Languages [Arabic language camps for high school students]
by Neal Chamberlain, June 15, 2007 - BYU News Net

Brandeis Gets $15M for Israeli Studies Center
June 15, 2007 - MSN Bizjournals.com

New Thinking [on Jessica Stern]
by James Taranto, June 15, 2007 - OpinionJournal.com

Backlash Feared to U.S. Funding in Iran [on Saul Bakhash, Haleh Esfandiari]
by Najmeh Bozorgmehr and Guy Dinmore, June 15, 2007 - The Financial Times

Islam Academics Wary of Conditional Funding [on Middle East studies in the U.K.]
by Anthea Lipsett, June 15, 2007 - The Guardian (U.K.)

Double Standard Seen Among Terror Critics [on Jessica Stern]
by Heather Robinson, June 15, 2007 - The New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSupport the Arab People [ref. MESA, Edward Said, Middle East Studies professors]
by Barry Rubin, June 15, 2007 - The Ottawa Citizen

Lawyer: Iran Blocking Academic's Release [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, June 14, 2007 - Associated Press

Iran Censorship "Getting Worse" [on Haleh Esfandiari]
June 14, 2007 - BBC

Nobel Winner Says Still Denied Access to US-Iranian [on Haleh Esfandiari]
June 13, 2007 - Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Carver Elementary - San Diego Public School Bows To Sharia
June 13, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Remember Freedom's Cause [incl. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Tsotne Bakuria, June 13, 2007 - The Washington Times

Iran Set to Finish Probe and To Charge or Free Detainees [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robin Wright, June 13, 2007 - Washington Post

Iran Says Judge to Decide Next Week on U.S.-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
June 12, 2007 - Reuters

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffUsing Death Threats to Stifle Criticism – of Nadia Abu El Haj [also Hamid Dabashi, Joseph Massad, Joel Beinin]
by Emmet Trueman, June 12, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Iran Says Ebadi Can Defend U.S.-Iranian Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
June 12, 2007 - The Middle East Times

Renewed Plea to Free Haleh Esfandiari
June 12, 2007 - United Press International (UPI)

Official: Iranian-American Scholar Being Held on Spy Charges May Be Freed Soon [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by John Moody and Scott Norvell, June 11, 2007 - Fox News Channel

MESA Letter Objecting to U.S. Civil Rights Commission's Report "Campus Anti-Semitism"
by Zachary Lockman, June 11, 2007 - Middle East Studies Association

Brookfield Resident Reconnects with Israel through Univ. of Ilinois at Chicago Job [on Nancy Gebhardt]
by Dan Petrella, June 11, 2007 - The Chicago Suburban News

Outspoken DePaul Professor Denied Tenure [on Norman Finkelstein]
June 11, 2007 - United Press International (UPI)

School grants to promote learning Arabic [on Star International Academy in Dearborn, MI]
by Mohamed Kadry, June 9, 2007 - Arab American News

New York I Hell for Young Osama [incl. Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Chris Reiter, June 8, 2007 - Reuters

Poll and New Report Show Frustration of Young Muslims in the U.S. [quotes profs. Omid Safi, Muqtedar Khan and Amaney Jamal]
by Eric Gorski, June 7, 2007 - Associated Press

American Detained in Iran Appeals for State Dept. Help [on Parnaz Azima, Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robin Wright, June 7, 2007 - The Washington Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffGo Ahead, Circle Your Wagons around Finkelstein [also on Joseph Massad, Alan Dershowitz]
by David French, June 6, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Iran Judge Says Held U.S.-Iranians Admit "Activities" [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
June 6, 2007 - Reuters

House Approves Iran, Darfur Resolutions [incl. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Dan Robinson, June 6, 2007 - Voice of America

Britain's "Dhimmiversities" [ref. John Esposito]
by Melanie Phillips, June 5, 2007 - Melanie Phillips's Diary

An International Call To Academics and Professionals To Stand In Solidarity With Our Israeli Academic and Professional Colleagues [SPME petition opposing boycotts against Israeli academics]
June 5, 2007 - Scholars for Peace in the Middle East

Blair Promises to Improve Teaching of Islamic Studies [in the U.K.]
by Stephen Bates and James Meikle, June 5, 2007 - The Guardian (U.K.)

Islamic Studies to Be Safeguarded with £1m Funding
by Fran Yeoman, June 5, 2007 - The Times of London

Did the U.S. Incite Iran's Crackdown? [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Scott Macleod, June 5, 2007 - Time

AHA Supports the Middle East Studies Association's Protest of the Detention of Scholars in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Press Release, June 4, 2007 - American Historical Association

If, as Reported, HMG Only Wants to Engage With Moderate Muslims, It Needs to Try A Damned Sight Harder [ref. John Esposito]
by David Conway, June 4, 2007 - Centre for Social Cohesion

A Call for Moral Leadership: Imagining a New Heroism [on the 2007 Pew poll on American Muslims]
by Ingrid Mattson, June 4, 2007 - Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relati

Why The Pew Study of American Muslims is Dangerously Incomplete [inc. Ingrid Mattson]
by M. Zuhdi Jasser, June 4, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Boycott Israel Fad Is the Offspring of a Wrongheaded School of Mideast Studies
by Tom Teepen, June 4, 2007 - Lufkind Daily News (Syndicated Columnist)

An Invitation I Received [from Ian Lustick]
by Yisrael Medad, June 4, 2007 - My Right Word Blog

Islamic Courses "Can Breed Radicals" [in the U.K.]
by Graeme Paton, June 4, 2007 - The Daily Telegraph

Veiled Contempt [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, June 4, 2007 - The New Republic

There's No Negotiating with Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Kathryn Jean Lopez, June 4, 2007 - Townhall.com

Iran Blasts Demand on Detainees [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al]
by Nasser Karimi, June 3, 2007 - Associated Press

Iran Says Detained US-Iranians Have 'Confessed' [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al]
June 3, 2007 - Iran Focus (AFP)

Some Lies Of The Endless List of Keyhan Lies Exposed [Haleh Esfandiari's husband rebuts Iranian newspaper]
by Shaul Bakhash, June 3, 2007 - Iran Press Service

Undermining Jimmy Carter [on Kenneth Stein]
by Steve Kramer, June 3, 2007 - Israel Hasbara Committee

Iran Rejects US Calls for Release of 4 Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
June 3, 2007 - Voice of America

Middle East Scholars Protest Iran's Arrest of Wilson Center Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari; quotes Juan Cole]
by Burton Bollag, June 1, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

A Growing Demand for the Rare American Imam [quotes Hatem Bazian, Khaled Abu El Fadl, Sherman Jackson]
by Neil MacFarquhar, June 1, 2007 - New York Times

Statement by the President on Detention of American Citizens by the Iranian Regime [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Press Release, June 1, 2007 - Office of the Press Secretary, The White House

U.S. Says Fourth Iranian American Detained in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Arshad Mohammed, June 1, 2007 - Reuters

Arabic School in N.Y.C. Creates Stir [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Alexander Marks, June 1, 2007 - The Christian Science Monitor

Imprisoned Iranian-American Scholar in Iran's Guantanamo [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Lauren Monsen, June 1, 2007 - The Student Operated Press

Wife Appeals for Information on Husband Held in Iran [on Ali Shakeri, Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robin Wright, June 1, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran Hostage Crisis, Part 2 [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Editorial, June 1, 2007 - The Washington Post

Fourth American Held on Espionage Charges [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by David R. Sands, June 1, 2007 - The Washington Times

Academic Fallout From Middle East [on UCU's vote to boycott Israel; incl. reaction by MESA]
by Scott Jaschik, May 31, 2007 - Inside Higher Education

Leading Human Rights Groups Urge Iran to Release Held American-Iranians [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
May 31, 2007 - International Herald Tribune (AP)

Leading International Educator Group Issues Resolution on Detention of Scholar Haleh Esfandiari
by Press Release, May 31, 2007 - NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Robert Fulford on the Case Against 'Moderate' Muslim Tariq Ramadan
by Robert Fulford, May 31, 2007 - National Post

Iran to Academics: Meet Foreigners and You May Be Accused of Spying [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Burton Bollag, May 31, 2007 - News Blog of the Chronicle of Higher Education

Khalil Gibran School's New Public Relations Ploy - Call In The Army
by William Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, May 31, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Leading International Educator Group Issues Resolution on Detention of Scholar Haleh Esfandiari [National Association of International Educators]
May 31, 2007 - PR Newswire

Ball State to Offer Two Arabic Courses [Muncie, IN]
by Jill Blocker, May 31, 2007 - The Ball State Daily News Online

Dumbing Down the Debate Over the Arab-Israeli Conflict [ref. Hamid Dabashi, Ali al-Mazrui, Fawaz Gerges, et al.]
by Alan Dershowitz, May 31, 2007 - The Huffington Post Blog

Supporters Urge Release of Imprisoned Iranian-American Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Lauren Monsen, May 31, 2007 - USINFO, Department of State

Tehran Charges 3 with U.S. Ties with Espionage [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, May 30, 2007 - Associated Press

Iran Spying Chief Warns Academics [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 30, 2007 - BBC

The Flat Battery of American Appeasement [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Melanie Phillips, May 30, 2007 - Melanie Phillips' Diary

Joint letter with ISIS to Iran regarding Dr. Haleh Esfandiari and Dr. Kian Tajbakhash
by Zachary Lockman, May 30, 2007 - Middle East Studies Assoc. and the International Society for Iranian Studie

Iran: Concern Grows For Detained Iranian-Americans [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Golnaz Esfandiari, May 30, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

3 Iranian-Americans Charged by Tehran With Espionage [on Haleh Esfandiari et al.]
May 30, 2007 - Reuters

A Sign of the Times [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 30, 2007 - The Denver Post

Iranian Regime Threatened By Grandmother [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Thomas Friedman, May 30, 2007 - The New York Times

Americans in Iran Accused of Spying [on Haleh Esfandiari et al.]
by Robin Wright, May 30, 2007 - The Washington Post

3 Iranian-Americans Charged With Spying [incl. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, May 29, 2007 - Associated Press

Martin Kramer Address on the State of Middle East Studies
by Martin Kramer, May 29, 2007 - MartinKramer.org

Statement of Concern Regarding Travel to Iran [re Haleh Esfandiari, Kian Tajbakhsh]
by Press Release, May 29, 2007 - Middle East Studies Association

Iran Announces Charges Against Three U.S.-Iranian Nationals [including Haleh Esfandiari]
May 29, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Reports from Tehran Indicate that Haleh Esfandiari Has Been Formally Charged with Espionage and Endangering Iranian Security
by Press Release, May 29, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Email Correspondences With Barnard President Shapiro [about Nadia Abu El Haj]
by Phil Orenstein, May 28, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

Three Iranian-Americans Detained in Iran [interview w/Shaul Bakhash, H. Esfandiari's husband]
by Interviewed by Judy Woodruff, May 28, 2007 - PBS

Iraq G.I. Salutes City Arab School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by David Andreatta, May 28, 2007 - The New York Post

Tehran Rejects EU Statement over Human Rights Violation in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 27, 2007 - Deutsche Presse-Agentur

Our Tangled Web in Iran [ref. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 27, 2007 - The Boston Herald

Apply Pressure, and Wait [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Mark Bowden, May 27, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Next Step on Iran [ref. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 27, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran Steadfast On Its 'Pawn' [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ellen Massey, May 25, 2007 - Asia Times (Inter Press Service)

A Balancing Act [on Joel Beinin]
by Cole Gibas, Spring 2007 - AUC [American University of Cairo] Today

Nobel Laureate: Iranian-Americans Political Prisoners [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 25, 2007 - CNN

Imprisoned Iranian-American Scholar Haleh Esfandiari Must be Freed
by Press Release, May 25, 2007 - Freedom House

Iranian Scholar's Family Worries [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Stephen Manning, May 25, 2007 - Houston Chronicle (AP)

Escalating Intimidation [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Safa Haeri, May 25, 2007 - Iran Press Service

The Wilson Center Held Hostage [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Martin Kramer, May 25, 2007 - MartinKramer.org

Iran's Latest Hostage [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 25, 2007 - The Baltimore Sun

Chemical Society Reinstates Iranian Chemists; Iranian-American Scholar Arrested [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Burton Bollag, May 25, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

My Wife, A Prisoner in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Shaul Bakhash, May 25, 2007 - The Los Angeles Times

Students Make the Shift From Traditional to Exotic Languages [on Arabic classes at Choate prep school]
by Annabel Clarance, May 25, 2007 - The News: The Student Newspaper of Choate Rosemary Hall (Connecticut)

Iranian Democracy Under Seige [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Omid Memarian, May 25, 2007 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Meeting an Academic Icon: Hamid Dabashi
by Babak Khanade, May 24, 2007 - Payvand's News

Human Rights: Capital Offender [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 24, 2007 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Islamic "Democide" in Iran [ref. Haleh Esfandiari]
by Amil Imani, May 24, 2007 - The American Thinker

The Merits of the Upcoming U.S.-Iran Talks [ref. Haleh Esfandiar]
by Jalal Alavi, May 24, 2007 - The Middle East Times

Prisoner of Her Desires [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Reuel Marc Gerecht, May 24, 2007 - The New York Times

Iran's Latest Hostage [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 24, 2007 - The Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Dual American-Iranian National Believed Detained in Iran, Sources Say [on Haleh Esfandiari, et al.]
by Robin Wright, May 24, 2007 - The Washington Post

'Bad Veils' and Arrested Scholars: Iran's Fear of a Velvet Revolution [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Mehdi Khalaji, May 24, 2007 - Washington Institute of Near East Policy

Tel Aviv on the Potomac? American University's Menu of Israel Studies Is Expanding
by Richard Greenberg, May 24, 2007 - Washington Jewish Week

Another US Scholar 'Held in Iran' [on Kian Tajbakhsh, references Haleh Esfandiari]
May 23, 2007 - BBC

Iran Detains Two on Accusations of Plotting 'Velvet Revolution' [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Jesse Nunes, May 23, 2007 - Christian Science Monitor

Iran Detains Iranian-American Man Working for George Soros' Institute [on Kian Tajbakhsh and Haleh Esfandiari]
May 23, 2007 - Fox News (AP)

Washington Denies Iran's Accusations Over U.S.-Based Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Golnaz Esfandiari, May 23, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Iran Detains Fourth Iranian American [on Kian Tajbakhsh and Haleh Esfandiari]
by Arshad Mohammed, May 23, 2007 - Reuters

'Troubling' Views on Suicide Bombings [quotes U. of Kentucky prof. Ihsan Bagby, CSEB lecturer Farid Senzai]
by Matthai Chakko Kuruvila and Amr Emam, May 23, 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle

One Woman's Terror in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 23, 2007 - The Boston Globe

Kansas City Kansas Community College Adds Arabic to Curriculum
by Staff Reports, May 23, 2007 - The Chieftain (Bonner Springs, KS)

Iran Isolates Jailed U.S. Scholar Charged With Revolution Plot [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Neil MacFarquhar, May 23, 2007 - The New York Times

Is Iran Jailing a Ploy to Retain Power? [on Haleh Esfandiari; ref. Juan Cole]
by Trudy Rubin, May 23, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Iranian Hostage Crisis [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 23, 2007 - The Washington Post

Academia Sees "Chilling Message" in Iran's Detention of Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari; cites MESA, quotes Zachary Lockman, Juan Cole]
by Stephen Kaufman, May 23, 2007 - USINFO, Department of State

4th Iranian-American Citizen Detained in Iran [on Kian Tajbakhsh and Haleh Esfandiari]
May 23, 2007 - Voice of America

Arrests in Iran Seen as Warning to U.S. [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Gary Thomas, May 23, 2007 - Voice of America

A Scholar Detained [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Andy Guess, May 22, 2007 - Inside Higher Education

Iranian-American Scholar "No Spy," Hamilton Says [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 22, 2007 - National Public Radio

Iran Accuses U.S. Academic with Plotting "Soft Revolution" [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robert Tait, May 22, 2007 - The Guardian (U.K.)

Iran Accuses American of Revolution Plot [on Haleh Esfandiari; ref. Juan Cole, MESA]
by Neil MacFarquhar, May 22, 2007 - The New York Times

Embassy Row [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by James Morrison, May 22, 2007 - The Washington Times

Wilson Center Director says Iranian-American Held in Iran is No Spy [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Barry Schweid, May 22, 2007 - Union-Tribune (AP)

Letter Regarding Haleh Esfandiari (May 2007)
by Ernst Benjamin, May 21, 2007 - American Association of University Professors

Iran Charges Iranian-American Academic [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 21, 2007 - Associated Press

Haleh Esfandiari Timeline
May 21, 2007 - Fox News

Platforms of the Enemy [ref. Joseph Massad, Hamid Dabashi, Edward Said, et al.]
by John Perazzo, May 21, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Khalil Gibran Jihad School - Indoctrination Not Education
by William A. Mayer and Beila Rabinowitz, May 21, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

Iran Charges U.S. Scholar With Trying to Topple Regime [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 21, 2007 - The Washington Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Subjection of Islamic Women [references U. of Texas MES prof. Elizabeth Warnock Fernea]
by Christina Hoff Sommers, May 21, 2007 - The Weekly Standard

Arabic Public School Will Unite, Not Divide, Us [principal-designate defends Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Debbie Almontaser, May 20, 2007 - New York Daily News

Maguire and Colleges Team Up for Courses on Middle Eastern Cultures [on Burlington County College and Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, NJ]
by Melissa Hays, May 20, 2007 - Phillyburbs.com

Imprisoned in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari; ref. Juan Cole, Zachary Lockman, MESA]
by Martin Peretz, May 20, 2007 - The Spine (TNR Online)

Academics May Boycott Iran Over Scholar's Detainment [on Haleh Esfandiar; ref. Juan Cole, MESA]
by Robin Wright, May 20, 2007 - The Washington Post

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffIran: What Is a Good Reason for a MESA Academic Boycott?
by Ami Isseroff, May 20, 2007 - Zionism and Israel News

PTAs To Back Arabic School in Boerum Hill — But Parents Say They Feel Dumped On [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Dana Rubinstein, May 19, 2007 - Brooklyn Papers

Exclusive! Almontaser Speaks! [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Dana Rubenstein, May 19, 2007 - The Brooklyn Paper

Question Period: War of the Worlds [interview with Walid Phares, references MES]
May 18, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Arabic Study Immersed in Controversy [Arabic classes in Ontario public schools, similar programs in Cincinnati and Dearborn]
by Michael Valpy, May 18, 2007 - Globe and Mail

Learning Arabic, A Word at a Time [on Talat Okby, Arabic prof. at SUNY Cortland]
by Valerie Zehl, May 18, 2007 - Press & Sun-Bulletin (NY)

Nobel Laureate Condemns Arrest Of Iranian-American Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 18, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

New Publication Discusses the Mideast [on launch of undergrad. quarterly journal, New Society; Ruth Wisse is faculty sponsor]
by Malcom A. Glenn, May 18, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Iran Denies Nobel Lawyer's Bid to Defend Jailed Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 18, 2007 - Yahoo News (AFP)

What's Wrong With Arabic-Language Public School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Amity Shlaes, May 17, 2007 - Bloomberg

Why the Pool of Arabic Speakers is Still a Puddle
by Carol Huang, May 17, 2007 - Christian Science Monitor

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffHaleh Esfandiari: Iran's Cultural Prison
by Rasool Nafisi, May 17, 2007 - Open Democracy

Ex-Princeton Prof Detained in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Andrew Kitchenman, May 17, 2007 - Trenton Times

Commentary: They Got the Wrong Woman [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Martin Walker, May 17, 2007 - United Press International

Letter to Barnard President Judith Shapiro [on Nadia Abu El Haj]
by Phil Orenstein, May 16, 2007 - Democracy Project Blog

Nobel Winner Ebadi to Defend US-Iranian Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 16, 2007 - Khaleej Times (AFP)

Another Hostage in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Noah Pollak, May 16, 2007 - Michael J. Totten's Middle East Journal

Former Professor Detained in Middle East [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ilya Blanter, May 16, 2007 - The Daily Princetonian

Mideast Scholar's Unjust Detention [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Trudy Rubin, May 16, 2007 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Producer Charges PBS with Supressing Film [references DePaul's Aminah McCloud]
by Joanne Ostrow, May 15, 2007 - Denver Post

US-Iranian Scholar Accused of "Acting Against National Security" [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 15, 2007 - France24 (AFP)

Charges Against Renowned Scholar Called "Absurd" [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Omid Memarian, May 15, 2007 - Inter Press Service News Agency (IPS)

Now, Parents in Boerum Hill Raise Objections to an Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, May 15, 2007 - New York Times

Parents Voice Opposition To Arabic School At PTA Meeting [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
May 15, 2007 - NY1

DOE Assures Parents, Khalil Gibran "Jihad" School Will Get Increased Security [quotes Daniel Pipes]
by Beila Rabinowitz and William Mayer, May 15, 2007 - PipeLineNews.org

Al-Arian Subject of New Film [on U. of South Florida's Sami Al-Arian]
by Terry McMullen, May 15, 2007 - The Ledger

Rice Calls on Iran to Release Jailed US-Iranian Scholar [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 15, 2007 - The Raw Story (AFP)

Tehran Both Warns And Reassures U.S. [mentions Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 15, 2007 - The Washington Post

Iran Says it is Investigating Academic for 'Security' Crimes [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ali Akbar Dareini, May 15, 2007 - Union-Tribune (AP)

Iran Admits Detaining US Academic [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 14, 2007 - BBC

An Ominous Arrest in Iran [on Haleh Efsandiari, references MESA]
by Danny Postel, May 14, 2007 - Guardian Unlimited

Bakhash Denies Esfandiari Is an Apostate
by Judith Apter Klinghoffer, May 14, 2007 - History News Network

A Mother Imprisoned [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Sheiler Weller, May 14, 2007 - Huffington Post

Arabic School Fails the Test [Stanford's Diane Ravitch on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Diane Ravitch, May 14, 2007 - New York Daily News

Nadia Abu El Haj and the Use of Evidence
by Anon., May 14, 2007 - PhDiva (the blog of Dorothy King)

An Ominous Arrest in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Danny Postel, May 14, 2007 - The Guardian

Schools Consider Adding Asian, Arabic Languages [in Janesville, WI]
by Frank Schultz, May 14, 2007 - The Janesville Gazette (Wisconsin)

Arab School To Face Scrutiny At Emergency Parent Meeting [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Sarah Garland, May 14, 2007 - The New York Sun

American Haleh Esfendiyari Sent to Notorious Evin Prison in Tehran
May 13, 2007 - Gateway Pundit

Mullahs Confirm Scholar Haleh Esfandiari Arrest in Iran
May 13, 2007 - Iran Journal

Iran: Jailed Iranian-American Scholar Faces Coercion [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 12, 2007 - Human Rights Watch

Parents Protest Site for Arabic Language School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Tanyanika Samuels, May 12, 2007 - New York Daily News

Iran's American Prisoner [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 12, 2007 - New York Times

Parents Voice Concerns About NYC Arabic School's New Spot [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Associated Press, May 12, 2007 - Newsday

Slope Ousts Arabic School; City Caves, Relocates Gibran Academy to Boerum Hill
by Dana Rubinstein, May 12, 2007 - The Brooklyn Paper

In Gulf, Cheney Pointedly Warns Iran [references Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 12, 2007 - Washington Post

Statement of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Dr. Haleh Esfandiari and Parnaz Azima
by Hillary Rodham Clinton, May 11, 2007 - All American Patriots

Bernard Lewis Credits Bush on Iraq [Princeton MES professor lectures on "Europe and Islam"]
by Joseph Puder, May 11, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

Language Push for ROTC Students [Pentagon funds Arabic language program in four universities]
by Scott Jaschik, May 11, 2007 - Insider Higher Education

Hostage in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Editorial, May 11, 2007 - International Herald Tribune

Family Fears for Scholar Jailed in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, May 11, 2007 - Los Angeles Times

Middle East Studies Association Letter to Ahmadinejad Regarding Haleh Efsandiari
May 11, 2007 - Middle East Studies Association

Haleh Esfandiari's Plight [George Mason University's Mark N. Katz]
by Mark N. Katz, May 11, 2007 - United Press International

Wrong Move in Iran [on Haleh Efsandiari]
May 11, 2007 - Washington Post

Lawmakers Call for Release of U.S. Scholar Held in Iran [on Haleh Efsandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 11, 2007 - Washington Post

Learning Curves: Arabic-Themed School Finds a New but Temporary Home [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Mary Frost, May 10, 2007 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Foreign Policy Contributor Imprisoned in Tehran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Christine Y. Chen, May 10, 2007 - Foreign Policy Journal Blog

Iran's 'Soft Hostage' Mistake [on Haleh Esfandiari]
May 10, 2007 - Los Angeles Times

Arabic School Switch [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Tanyanika Samuels, May 10, 2007 - The New York Daily News

Arab School Finds a Home [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by David Andreatta and Tatiana Deligiannakis, May 10, 2007 - The New York Post

Crowding Outcry May Follow Arabic School to New Site [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Staff Reporter of the NY Sun, May 10, 2007 - The New York Sun

Arabic School Finds Temporary Home in Brooklyn [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, May 10, 2007 - The New York Times

U.S. Faults Detention By Iran of Dual Citizens [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Robin Wright, May 10, 2007 - The Washington Post

Statement on the Arrest in Tehran of Haleh Esfandiari, Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program
May 10, 2007 - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Iranian-American Being Held in Prison [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Anna Johnson, May 9, 2007 - Associated Press

Arabic Texts Translated — Thanks to Bennett [BYU receives grant from Library of Congress]
by Suzanne Struglinski, May 9, 2007 - Deseret News

Mullahs Arrest Haleh Esfandiari, Held at Iran's Notorious Prison
May 9, 2007 - Iran Journal

Spengler, Spencer, Armstrong, Adonis [on Edward Said, Joseph Massad, MESA, et al.]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, May 9, 2007 - Jihad Watch

New Site Selected for NYC Arabic Language School [on Khalil Gibran Academy, Daniel Pipes quoted]
by Nahal Toosi, May 9, 2007 - Newsday

Iran: U.S.-Iranian Scholar Reportedly Sent To Tehran's Evin Prison [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Kaveh Basmenji, May 9, 2007 - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

BYU Program Aims to Translate Rare Works of Arabic Scholarship
by Thomas Burr, May 9, 2007 - Salt Lake Tribune

The Khalil Gibran International Academy
by Editorial Board, May 9, 2007 - The Jewish Press

Prominent Iranian-American Academic Is Jailed in Tehran [on Haleh Esfandiari of the Woodrow Wilson Center]
by Neil MacFarquhar, May 9, 2007 - The New York Times

Tehran Jails Iranian American Scholar After Long House Arrest [on Haleh Esfandiari of the Woodrow Wilson Center]
by Robin Wright, May 9, 2007 - The Washington Post

Middle East Scholar Jailed in Iran [on Haleh Esfandiari]
by Barbara Slavin, May 9, 2007 - USA Today

Professors' Fights [ref. Tariq Ramadan, Kamal Helbawy]
May 8, 2007 - Associated Press

PBS Muzzles Moderates [ref. Aminah Beverly McCloud, et al.]
by Alyssa A. Lappen, May 8, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Nadia's Future Work [on Nadia Abu El Haj]
by Paula Stern, May 8, 2007 - Paula Says Blog

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDenial of Heritage [rev. of Nadia Abu El Haj, "Facts on the Ground"]
by Sondra M. Rubenstein, May 8, 2007 - The American Thinker

Brooklyn Arabic School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Editorial, May 8, 2007 - The New York Sun

Lessons from Khalil Gibran [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Gail Robinson, May 7, 2007 - Gotham Gazette

IU Wins Grant to Train Future Military Officers in Strategic Languages and Cultures [on Title VI grant to teach Middle Eastern languages, among others]
by Press Release, May 7, 2007 - Indian University

Moneymakers: Five Questions with David Arnold [pres. Amer. Univ. of Cairo; ref. MES]
by Jenalia Moreno, May 7, 2007 - The Houston Chronicle

A Master Narrative for Iraq [on Fouad Ajami]
by Martin Peretz, May 7, 2007 - The New Republic

Students Search for the Words to Go With Their Cultural Pride [incl. Arabic and MES at Drew]
by Fernanda Santos, May 7, 2007 - The New York Times

Jobs in Mind, Students Look for Classes in Arabic
by Julie Masis, May 6, 2007 - The Boston Globe

Letter from America [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Richard Bernstein, May 6, 2007 - The International Herald Tribune

NYC Arabic School Without a Home, Officials Looking for Space [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Colleen Long, May 5, 2007 - Newsday

City Arab School Move Defeated [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by David Andreatta, May 5, 2007 - The New York Post

Outrage Erupts Over "Madrassa" in Brooklyn Elementary School [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Mitzi Speranzella, May 4, 2007 - Associated Content

Exposing the Hidden War [on Walid Phares and Mideast studies]
by Laurence Footer, May 4, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Recommended by Campus Watch Staff"Postmodernizing" Archaeology at Barnard [on Nadia Abu El Haj]
by Candace de Russy, May 4, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Plan for Arabic School in Brooklyn Spurs Protests [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Julie Bosman, May 4, 2007 - The New York Times

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffPBS Refuses to Air Film on Islam [on "Islam vs. Islamists"]
by Deroy Murdock, May 4, 2007 - The Union Leader (Manchester, NH)

Tyranny in Universities [cites Pipes at UC-Irvine]
by Mark Jenkins, May 4, 2007 - TheTrumpet.com

Islamic Scholars Receive Carnegie Grants [on UC Berkeley's Saba Mahmood and Charles Hirschkind]
by Robert Sanders, May 4, 2007 - UC Berkeley News

Controversial Lecturer Challenges Lawmaker At State Capitol [on Kevin Barrett]
May 3, 2007 - Channel 3000 WISTV.com

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDead White Men [on Columbia, Edward Said, Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El Haj, James Russell, et al.]
by Emmet Trueman, May 3, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Student Activist Icon Returns to Ann Arbor [Tom Hayden, Juan Cole]
by Arikia Millikan, May 3, 2007 - The Michigan Daily

Arab Alums to Form Group [ref. MES at Yale, Middle Eastern students]
by Judy Wang, May 3, 2007 - Yale Daily News

Campus Model Arab League Earns Honors [on UC Santa Barbara, Juan Campo]
by Nayely Castrellon, May 2, 2007 - Daily Nexus (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)

U.S. Scholar Sprachman to Visit Tehran Book Fair [on Paul Sprachman of Rutgers]
May 2, 2007 - MehrNews.com

Majority of Oxford Union Students Say Pro-Israel Lobby Stifling Debate [ref. Martin Indyk, Norman Finkelstein
May 2, 2007 - YnetNews.com

The Worst of the Worst [statements of support for Ward Churchill from Mideast studies professors and others]
May 1, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

Is There a Muslim Lobby in the US? [comments by Fawaz Gerges]
by Alexander Gainem, May 1, 2007 - The Journal of Turkish Weekly

Madrassa Plan Is a Monstrosity [on Khalil Gibran school in NYC]
by Alicia Colon, May 1, 2007 - The New York Sun

Unlikely Ties Connect Iran and Portland, Oregon [incl. re-establishing a professorship in Persian within Portland State's MES center]
by Steve Holgate, May 1, 2007 - USINFO, Department of State

AT Labeled "Ultra-Right Wing" by Prof. [Amer. Thinker rebuts Kenyon College Religious Studies Prof. Vernon Schubel]
by Thomas Lifson and Henry P. Wickham, Jr, April 30, 2007 - The American Thinker

After 56 Columns, A Few Concluding Words [references anti-Israel bias in Mideast studies at Columbia and Boston College]
by Andrew Buttaro, April 30, 2007 - The Heights

Celebrating Survival at 59 [on Israel, ref. Middle East studies]
by Suzanne Fields, April 30, 2007 - Townhall.com

Yale University Strengthens Contemporary Middle East Studies [Yale U. press release, ref. Ellen Lust-Okar, Abbas Amant]
by Dorie Baker, April 30, 2007 - Yale University Office of Public Affairs

Arabic Classes a Hit with Kalona Students [Iowa elementary school teaches Arabic]
by Associated Press, April 27, 2007 - Des Moines Register

The Real Jimmy Carter [Dershowitz on Harvard and the Zayed Foundation)
by Alan Dershowitz, April 27, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

200 Million Minority [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Raymond Ibrahim, April 27, 2007 - National Review Online

Pipes Comments on Middle East
by David Pepose, April 27, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Pipes and Finkelstein: Was that Really so Bad?
by Editorial, April 27, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Internationalization Effort Begins to Take Shape [incl. MES, Arabic]
by Michael Skocpol, April 26, 2007 - Brown Daily Herald

Martyrdom Childhood Education...Courtesy of Harvard University [on Barbara Petzen, Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach efforts, Picture Balata]
by Martin "Sol" Solomon, April 26, 2007 - Solomonia Blog

Univ. to Step Up Middle East Studies [at Yale, ref. Juan Cole]
by Kanya Balakrishna, April 26, 2007 - Yale Daily News

Show Goes on Despite Sick Lecturer [Jonathan Schanzer's lecture at U Penn]
by Julie Cohn, April 25, 2007 - The Daily Pennsylanian

Frustrated with Middle East Studies Program, Longtime Prof. Leaves Brown [on William Beeman]
by Franklin Kanin, April 24, 2007 - Brown Daily Herald

Pipes Lectures to Calm Crowd
by Claire Moses, April 24, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

A Failure to Communicate [on responses to the demand for teaching Arabic]
by Burton Bollag, April 23, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Daniel Pipes at Brandeis
by Daniel in Brookline, April 23, 2007 - Daniel in Brookline Blog

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Finkelstein Affair [also ref. Ian Lustick]
by Steven Plaut, April 23, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

PBS in Islamist Wonderland [ref. Omid Safi, Aminah McCloud]
by Alex Alexiev, April 23, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Trade Center Custodian Shares Story [ref. Kevin Barrett]
by Carl Jaeger, April 23, 2007 - The Badger Herald (Univ. of Wisconsin)

Khalidi: Constraints on Palestine Fueled Conflict [discusses Princeton's past interest in Khalidi]
by Isia Jasiewicz, April 23, 2007 - The Daily Princetonian

Students Don't Have to Face Hostility Alone [on anti-Zionist bias, references Middle East studies]
by Alon Shalev, April 20, 2007 - J: The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California

A Picture of Palestine [sponsored by Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies; on Picture Balata]
by Rimal A. Kacem, April 20, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Pro-Khomeini Professor at Berkeley [Hamid Algar at UC Berkeley]
April 18, 2007 - Frontpage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Khalil Gibran School - Government Funded Da'wa [also, Rashid Khalidi]
by Beila Rabinowitz and William A. Mayer, April 18, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

Students Denounce Israeli Wall [incl. Noha Radwan of MEALAC]
by Christine Ortiz, April 18, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffCivil Rights on Campus [on U.S. Commission on Civil Rights campaign against anti-Semitism; ref. MES, Rashid Khalidi]
by Editorial, April 18, 2007 - The New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffPBS Silences Filmmaker on Radical Islam [how Aminah Beverly McCloud of DePaul helped silence filmmaker Martyn Burke]
by Susan MacAllen, April 17, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Maybe It's Because I'm a Londonister That I Remain Unmoved by Today's Tacky Good News in the Times [references Georgetown's John Esposito]
by David Conway, April 17, 2007 - The Centre for Social Cohesion

Arabic Program Stretches Thin As Demand Rises [at Northwestern Univ.]
by Julie French, April 17, 2007 - The Daily Northwestern

Frank Gaffney vs. PBS [ref. Aminah Beverly McCloud, Tariq Ramadan]
by Sonny Bunch, April 17, 2007 - The Weekly Standard

Proposed NYC Public School Causes Stir [on Khalil Gibran Academy]
by Nahal Toosi, April 16, 2007 - Associated Press

The Islamist Charm Offensive [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Douglas Farah, April 16, 2007 - DouglasFarah.com (blog)

Top Islam Scholar to Lecture at MTSU [Esposito to Midd. Tenn. State; MES at MTSU]
by Staff Reports, April 16, 2007 - The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)

Civility Replaces Andover Strife [on Shai Feldman and Mohammed Samhouri of Brandeis]
by Kristin Erekson, April 16, 2007 - The Jewish Advocate (Boston)

Fighting for the Soul of Islam [on Richard Bulliet, MES, et al.]
by Jay Tolson, April 16, 2007 - U.S. News & World Report

My Disrupted Talk at UCLA
by Daniel Pipes, April 13, 2007 - Daniel Pipes' Weblog

Symposium: One Islam? [interview with Timothy Furnish, et al.]
by Jamie Glazov, April 13, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Khalil Gibran School - A Jihad Grows in Brooklyn [on proposed Middle Eastern-themed school]
by Beila Rabinowitz and William A. Mayer, April 13, 2007 - PipelineNews.Org

Students Protest L.O.G.I.C. Panel Event
by Carolyn McGough, April 13, 2007 - The Daily Bruin (UCLA)

Jack Kay Gives $1.5 Million to Israel Studies Program [University of Maryland]
by Neil Tickner, April 13, 2007 - The Florida Jewish News

Banned from U.S., but Speaking from Afar [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Ji-Hye Park, April 13, 2007 - The Hoya (Georgetown University)

Anti-Semitism Lives Among Academics [references Joseph Massad, Univ. California, Irvine]
by Irwin Mansdorf, April 13, 2007 - The Jewish Week (New York)

Arlington Schools to Teach Chinese, Arabic Languages [public schools receive grant from U. of Maryland]]
by Natasha Altamirano, April 13, 2007 - The Washington Times

US Commission on Civil Rights Public Education Campaign to End Campus Anti-Semitism [singles out Middle East studies departments]
by Gerald A. Reynolds, Abigail Thernstrom, et al., April 13, 2007 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Area Studies Field Planned [incl. Modern Middle East Studies at Yale]
by Kanya Balakrishna, April 13, 2007 - Yale Daily News

Scholar Talks Equality [on Azizah al-Hibri]
by Zachary Abrahamson, April 13, 2007 - Yale Daily News

Middle Eastern Studies Program to Be Offered [at Bridgewater State College]
by Amy Sofia Kapoutsos, April 12, 2007 - The Comment (Bridgewater State College)

Unethical Sponsorship [on sponsorship of Norman Finkelstein by MES at U. Massachusetts]
by Greg Collins, April 12, 2007 - The Daily Collegian (Univ. of Massachusetts)

WSU to Offer Arabic Language Class [Washington St. Univ.]
by Biswaranjan Das, April 12, 2007 - The Daily Evergreen (Washington St. Univ.)

Patriot Act Shuts Up Dissent [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Editorial, April 12, 2007 - The Georgetown Voice

The Human Spirit: A Burka at Bacon Academy [on MES at Bacon Academy, CT]
by Barbara Sofer, April 12, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

A Bitter Spat Over Ideas, Israel and Tenure [on Norman Finkelstein and Alan Dershowitz]
by Patricia Cohen, April 12, 2007 - The New York Times

District Wants to Provide Options [San Diego public school offers Arabic classes]
by Helen Gao, April 12, 2007 - Union-Tribune

Zachary Lockman's Letter of Support for Norman Finkelstein [president of MESA to president of DePaul Univ.]
by Zachary Lockman, April 11, 2007 - Blog of Peter N. Kirstein

The Film PBS Does Not Want You to See [on DePaul's Aminah McCloud]
by Alex Alexiev, April 11, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Complex Issues Explored on Film (on Bassam Haddad)
by Jennifer Gottesfeld, April 11, 2007 - The Daily Bruin (UCLA)

Filmmaker Questions America's Terror Policy [on Bassam Haddad, Lillian Farhat]
by Michelle McGuinness, April 11, 2007 - The Signal (The College of New Jersey, Trenton)

Divisive Scholar Draws Parallels Between Islam and Democracy [Tariq Ramadan lectures at Georgetown via satellite]
by Pamela Constable, April 11, 2007 - The Washington Post

Legality of Arabic Class Questioned [complaints about "religious indoctrination" in San Diego public school]
by Helen Gao, April 11, 2007 - Union-Tribune

Producer: PBS Dropped 'Islam vs. Islamists' on Political Grounds (reference to World Islamic Studies at DePaul)
by Dennis Wagner, April 10, 2007 - The Arizona Republic

Silencing Muslim Moderates (reference to World Islamic Studies at DePaul)
by Doug MacEachern, April 10, 2007 - The Arizona Republic

MSU Gets $45,000 Grant to Boost Teaching of Arabic
April 9, 2007 - Lansing State Journal

Education Department Needs an Official 'With Clout' to Oversee Foreign-Language Study, Report Says [on Title VI]
by Sierra Millman, April 6, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

California's Anti-Israel College [on Diablo Valley College and Amer Araim]
by Lee Kaplan, April 6, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Middle Eastern Studies
by Bobby Guerette, Beth Kowitt, Anna Karass, Steve Kolowich, Anne Riley, April 6, 2007 - The Bowdoin Orient

Thursday Night Orientalism [on Richard Bulliet, Paul Braken]
by Armin Rosen, April 6, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator

Speaker: Professor Counters Carter Book Claims [on Kenneth Stein]
by Sarah Powell, April 6, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

College Democrats Hold Rally for Peace, Protest War in Iraq [incl. prof. of MES Charles Kennedy]
by Molly Nevola, April 5, 2007 - Old Gold Black (Wake Forest University)

Students Receive Middle East Study Grants [Saudi-funded grants at Arkansas State]
by Kelcie Huffstickler, April 5, 2007 - The Herald of Arkansas State University

California Campuses Gain a Reputation as Hotbeds of Anti-Israel Rhetoric
by Daniel Treiman, April 5, 2007 - The Jewish Daily Forward

Bernard Lewis: All That Glitters Is Not Gold
by Hugh Fitzgerald, April 2007 - The New English Review

Lebanon War Coverage Dissected at Conference (on UCLA)
by Kevin Matthews, April 5, 2007 - UCLA International Institute

News Accuracy in Covering Israel-Lebanon Conflict Questioned (on UCLA "Covering Lebanon" conference)
by Alexa Vaughn, April 4, 2007 - Daily Bruin

Emory Organizes Series on Middle East [on Kenneth Stein, Jimmy Carter, MES at Emory]
by Susan McMillan, April 3, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

Title Bout [on Title VI]
by Stanley Kurtz, April 2, 2007 - National Review Online

Uncovering the Truth about Nadia Abu El-Haj of Barnard College: Statement from the Va'ad ha-Emet (Truth Committee)*
by Candace de Russy, March 30, 2007 - Phi Beta Cons (NRO)

Oriental Institute Reappoints Director [on Gil Stein, U. of Chicago]
by Peter Kauffman, March 30, 2007 - The Chicago Maroon

In Every Generation, They Rise Up [on MES, Norman Finkelstein]
by Jonathan Tobin, March 29, 2007 - The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia)

Education Dept. Should Have High-Ranking Official to Oversee Foreign-Language Study, Report Says [on Title VI]
by Sierra Millman, March 28, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffNew Approach to International Education; Accountability and Vindication, a posted comment by Martin Kramer [on Title VI]
by Scott Jaschik, Martin Kramer, March 28, 2007 - Inside Higher Education

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffStudents Who Grade Themselves [on Title VI and MESA]
by Stanley Kurtz, March 27, 2007 - NRO's Corner Blog

A Long Way to Go: A "Predestined" Media [defends Sami al-Arian]
by John Esposito, March 27, 2007 - On Faith (Washington Post-sponsored blog)

Speaking Title VI Truth to Power
by Martin Kramer, March 26, 2007 - MartinKramer.org

New Translation Prompts Debate on Islamic Verse [with quotes from Khaled Abou El Fadl, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Ingrid Mattson]
by Neil MacFarquhar, March 25, 2007 - The New York Times

Critic of Hussein Grapples With Horrors of Post-Invasion Iraq [on Kanan Makiya of Brandeis]
by Edward Wong, March 24, 2007 - The New York Times

War of Words [on Juan Cole, Norman Finkelstein, Jimmy Carter, et al.]
by Sierra Millman, March 23, 2007 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Spinelessness of Leeds university [on Matthias Küntzel]
by Melanie Phillips, March 23, 2007 - The Jewish Journal

Assimilation Studies, Part II [discusses Edward Said, MES]
by Stanley Kurtz, March 22, 2007 - National Review Online

Europeanisation, not Islamisation [discusses Tariq Ramadan, inter alia]
by Bassam Tibi, March 22, 2007 - Signandsight.com

Sept. 11 Survivor Shares Story, Criticizes Barrett [on Kevin Barrett]
by Bridget Roby, March 21, 2007 - The Badger Herald (Univ. of Wisconsin)

Waging Peace: MESA Discusses Academic Boycott Of Israel
March 2007 - Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Complex Thought and the Middle East [on Rashid Khalidi, Joseph Massad]
by Marc Arkovitz, March 19, 2007 - The Columbia Spectator

In Providence, March Draws 80 Protesters [on Elliot Colla, dir. of MES at Brown U.]
by Timothy C. Barmann, March 19, 2007 - The Providence Journal

Leeds U. Cancels Anti-Semitism Event [on Matthias Kuntzel]
by Jonny Paul, March 17, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

The Kuntzel Case [on Matthias Kuntzel's canceled talk at the U. of Leeds, UK]
by Daniel Johnson, March 15, 2007 - Contentions [the blog of Commentary Magazine]

Southwestern Legal Foundation Files Lawsuit against UCLA Administrators on Behalf of History Lecturer Being Discriminated Against for Perceived Pro-Israel Bias [on Orna Kenan of UCLA]
by Press Release, March 15, 2007 - Southwestern Legal Foundation

The Blogosphere's Foreign Informant [on Joshua Landis]
by Michael Young, March 15, 2007 - The Daily Star [Beirut, Lebanon]

Freedom of Speech Row as Talk on Islamic Extremists Is Banned [on Matthias Kuntzel at the U. of Leeds, UK]
by John Steele, March 15, 2007 - The Daily Telegraph

Boston: Islamic Group Sues Scholar for Libeling Muslims [on Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, John Esposito of Georgetown]
by Matt Rand, March 15, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Deconstructing the Real Trouble With Israel Advocacy [on teaching MES in secondary schools]
by Alan H. Luxenberg, March 15, 2007 - The Jewish Exponent

University Is Accused of Censoring Anti-Semitic Islam Lecture [on Matthias Kuntzel at the Univ. of Leeds, UK]
by Sean O'Neill, March 15, 2007 - The Times of London

Mideast Studies Popular in U.S. Due to Region's Importance [interview with former US Ambassador to Kuwait Edward Gnehm, now at George Washington U.]
by Eman Al-Awadhi, March 14, 2007 - Kuwait News Agency

Are Neo-cons History [on Bernard Lewis]
by Jacob Weisberg, March 14, 2007 - The Financial Times

Microscoping the Mideast: $1.5 m Gift Creates Israel Study Chair at U. Maryland
by Richard Greenberg, March 14, 2007 - Washington Jewish Week

Alliance of Civilizations Project Inspired by Mevlana [Turkish embassy presents awards to John Esposito, Seyyed Hossein Nasr]
by Ali H. Aslan and Sezai Kalayci, March 14, 2007 - Zaman

Scenes from a Cop Riot [on Raymond Tanter's lecture at U. Michigan]
by Catherine Wilkerson, March 13, 2007 - Counterpunch

Tarik Ramadan brièvement interpellé à l'aéroport de Roissy
by Jean Chichizola, March 13, 2007 - Le Figaro

Intellectual Leader [on Bernard Lewis]
by Clifford D. May, March 13, 2007 - News & Notes (from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies)

"Moderate" Muslim Tariq Ramadan Was Detained, Charged, and Ordered to Stand Trial in France after Insulting a Police Officer
by Jean-Charles Brisard, March 13, 2007 - Terror Finance Blog

Crown Center Adds Three Couses to IMES [new Middle East studies courses at Brandeis]
by Anya Bergman, March 13, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

In Response to Timothy Furnish's "Anti-Semitism in Islam: Israel Didn't Start the Fire"; Response by Timothy Furnish
by David H. Slavin, Timothy Furnish, March 12, 2007 - History News Network

Behind Burqa, Student Gets An Education In Bigotry [at Bacon Academy]
by Tracy Gordon Fox, March 12, 2007 - The Hartford Courant

Tariq Ramadan: Do You Trust This Man? [interview with Ramadan]
by Deborah Orr, March 11, 2007 - The Independent (London)

East Is East [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge]
by Christopher Hitchens, March 2007 - The Atlantic

Crown Center to Invite Political Speakers [on Brandeis]
by David Pepose, March 9, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Islam and the West--Karen Armstrong [interview with Karen Armstrong; discusses MES in US universities]
by Omayma Abdel-Latif, March 8, 2007 - East-West Dialogue Blog

Interview with Mark LeVine [prof. of MES, UC Irvine]
March 8, 2007 - Ikhwanweb

A Study in Comfort [on Muslims becoming chaplains, taking MES courses]
by Vanessa E. Jones, March 7, 2007 - The Boston Globe

School Panel Calls for Middle East Studies Next Year
by Luther Turmelle, March 7, 2007 - The New Haven Register

New Brooklyn School To Offer Middle East Studies
by Sarah Garland, March 7, 2007 - The New York Sun

New Israel Studies Chair at Maryland Next Piece in Unique Integrated Middle East Program [press release]
by Neil Tickner, March 5, 2007 - Ascribe: The Public Interest Newswire

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffIs Tariq Ramadan Lying?
by Daniel Pipes, March 5, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

Natakalum Al-Arabi (We Speak Arabic) {on Arabic classes at Saint Xavier University and Moraine Valley Community College near Chicago]
by Lauren FitzPatrick, March 4, 2007 - The Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, IL)

How Barack Obama Learned to Love Israel [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said]
by Ali Abunimah, March 4, 2007 - The Electronic Intifada

On the Use and Misuse of Anthropology [on Stanley Kurtz & MES]
by Ted Swedenburg and an anonymous MES scholar, March 3, 2007 - Al Miskin (blog of the MIddle East Research and Information Project)

Crown Center Fellow Under Fire for Paper [on Khalil Shikaki]
by Aaron Laufer, March 2, 2007 - The Brandeis Hoot

Jewish Organizations Want to Bring Israel Studies to U.S. Campuses
by Haviv Rettig, March 2, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Sinking Between Disciplines [on MES at Brown Univ.]
by Don Trella, March 1, 2007 - Brown Daily Herald

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffEnough Said [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge]
by Martin Kramer, March 2007 - Commentary

Middle East Scholar, Now at Penn, Dissects Islam's Nuts and Bolts [on Robert Morrison]
by Ryan Teitman, March 1, 2007 - The Jewish Exponent

Emory Should Host the Middle East Debate [on Jimmy Carter's views of the Middle East]
by Editorial, February 27, 2007 - The Emory Wheel

Film's View of Islam Stirs Anger on Campuses
by Karen Arenson, February 26, 2007 - The New York Times

Brandeis U. Under "Friendly Fire" [on MES at Brandeis]
by Dror Zeevi, February 26, 2007 - YnetNews.com

Paradigms: Politically Correct Pradigm vs. Honor-Shame Jihad
by Richard Landes, February 25, 2007 - Augean Stables

The Propogandist [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Hugh Fitzgerald, February 25, 2007 - The Iconoclast (blog of the New English Review)

Slighting Holocaust Aids Israel's Enemies [on Jimmy Carter's book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid]
by Deborah Lipstadt, February 25, 2007 - The Sacramento Bee

U.S. Government Illegally Censoring Speech at Border, Groups Tell Court [ACLU press release on Tariq Ramadan]
February 23, 2007 - American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU Asks Federal Court to Strike Down U.S. Terrorism Policy [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Larry Neumeister, February 23, 2007 - Associated Press

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffRamadan's Exclusion [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Daniel Johnson, February 23, 2007 - Contentions [the blog of Commentary Magazine]

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWalid Phares: Iraq Withdrawal a Catastrophe [interview with Phares; covers MES]
by Phil Brennan, February 23, 2007 - NewsMax.com

Potential Move Brings Potential Conflict [quotes Penn. prof. Ahmed Rushdie]
by Madeleine Kronovet, February 23, 2007 - The Daily Pennsylvanian

Stein Rejects Carter on Israel [on Kenneth Stein and Jimmy Carter]
by Amy Kaufman, March 1, 2007 - The Jewish Review (Portland, Ore.)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWith Friends Like These [on Georgetown's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and its director, John Esposito]
by David Conway, February 22, 2007 - Civitas Blog

Conspiracy Theorists to Meet [on Kevin Barrett]
by Luci Scott, February 22, 2007 - The Arizona Republic

Stanford Delays Screening of Anti-Semitic Turkish Film
by Haviv Rettig, February 22, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

U.S. and Pakistani Scholars Renew Collaboration [on MES scholars in U.S. and Pakistan]
February 21, 2007 - News Blaze

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBrandeis's Jewish Problem
by Caroline B. Glick, February 21, 2007 - The Jewish Press

The Ivory Tower of Babel [on growing interest in the study of Arabic]
by Kate Benner, February 19, 2007 - The Daily Princetonian

What the West Can Learn from Islam [Tariq Ramadan defends himself again]
by Tariq Ramadan, February 16, 2007 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Brandeis Seen as Avoiding Controversial Speakers [on Norman Finkelstein, Carter, et al.]
by Rebecca Spence, February 16, 2007 - The Jewish Daily Forward

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDangerous Knowledge in Academe [on Robert Irwin, "Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents"]
by Youssef Ibrahim, February 16, 2007 - The New York Sun

Arabic Program Offers New Resources [growth of Arabic program at Swarthmore]
by Claudia Seixas, February 15, 2007 - The Phoenix (Swarthmore College)

An Unreasonable Request [on Omar al-Dewachi]
by The Crimson Staff, February 14, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Odd Goings-on at Brandeis [on controversy preceding lecture by Daniel Pipes]
by David Bernstein, February 14, 2007 - The Volokh Conspiracy Blog

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffScholar Activism
by Asaf Romirowsky, February 14, 2007 - The Washington Times

Students Hand Barrett Passing Grade [on Kevin Barrett]
by Tom Schalmo, February 13, 2007 - The Badger Herald (Univ. of Wisconsin)

University of South Carolina Law School Hiring Controversial Professor [on Wadie Said]
by Jack Kuenzie, February 13, 2007 - WISTV, Columbia, South Carolina

Stop Telling Foreign Scholars to Stay Home [on Tariq Ramadan]
by Jonathan Knight, February 12, 2007 - Inside Higher Education

Middle East Minor in Early Planning Stages [at Oklahoma State University]
by Elizabeth Nichols, February 12, 2007 - The Daily O'Collegian

Middle Eastern Studies Classes Struggle for Students [at Washington College, Chestertown, MD]
by Leah Ganse, February 9, 2007 - The Elm

Interdisciplinary Programs Can Stuggle in Departmental System [on Middle East Studies at Brown Univ.]
by Michael Skocpol, February 8, 2007 - Brown Daily Herald

Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence [incl. Rashid Khalidi]
by Lee Green, February 6, 2007 - CAMERA

Iraqi Student Denied Reentry [on Omar al-Dewachi, Harvard grad student]
by Aditi Balakrishna, February 6, 2007 - The Harvard Crimson

Carter Event Upsets Reinharz [also on Daniel Pipes]
by Rachel Marder and Lital Shair, February 6, 2007 - The Justice (Brandeis Univ.)

Orientalism Revisited [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents]
by Lawrence Rosen, January/February 2007 - Boston Review

MESA & Academic Freedom [email to MESA members from MESA Exec. Dir. Amy W. Newhall of U. Arizona]
by Sara L. Palmer, February 5, 2007 - MESA Membership Email List

Silencing Critics not Way to Middle East Peace
by Joel Beinin, February 4, 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle

MTSU Seminar Helps Educators Teach about the Middle East [Middle East studies at Middle Tennessee State University]
by Colleen Creamer, February 4, 2007 - The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSympathy for the Devil at Brandeis [on Natana DeLong-Bas]
by Thomas Ryan, February 1, 2007 - FrontPage Magazine

From Middle East to Middle Georgia [on new Arabic classes at Georgia College & State University]
by Jennifer Burk, February 1, 2007 - The Macon Telegraph

Turks Investigate U Prof [on Taner Akçam of the University of Minnesota]
by Kathryn Nelson, January 31, 2007 - The Minnesota Daily (student newspaper of the U. of Minn.)

Lewis Should Tell Us Where He Was Wrong, and Why
by Hugh Fitzgerald, January 30, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBulldozer Archaeology? [incl. rev. of Nadia Abu El Haj, "Facts on the Ground"]
by Ralph Harrington, January 30, 2007 - Greycat.org

Alternate 9/11 Theory Draws Crowd [on Kevin Barrett]
by Lisa Allmendinger, January 29, 2007 - The Ann Arbor News

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Rejects Partisan Groups [on MES at the Univ. of Texas]
by Jessica Sondgeroth, January 26, 2007 - The Daily Texan

Increase Opportunities to Study Middle Eastern and Central Asian Affairs [at the University of Iowa]
by Editorial, January 24, 2007 - The Daily Iowan [University of Iowa]

The Government Did It, Speakers to Argue [on Kevin Barrett]
by Lisa Haidostian, January 24, 2007 - The Michigan Daily

Akron Professor Back in Classroom after Being Jailed in Israel [on Ghazi Falah]
January 22, 2007 - Associated Press

The Problem with Hating Religion [review of Robert Irwin, Dangerous Knowledge]
by John Wilson, January 22, 2007 - Christianity Today

Professor Criticizes Detention in Israel [on Ghazi Falah]
by Carol Biliczky, January 22, 2007 - The Akron Beacon-Journal

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAn Interview with Michael Oren
by Sam Ser, January 18, 2007 - The Jerusalem Post

Bernard Lewis and What He Ignores
by Hugh Fitzgerald, January 17, 2007 - Dhimmi Watch

Al-Muhajiroun in the US: Part Two [mentions Kamran Bokhari, Middle East studies scholar at the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy]
by Adrian Morgan, January 15, 2007 - Family Security Matters

Islam Awareness Week Begins With Fireside Tonight [on Omid Safi's visit to Northwestern]
by Emily Glazer, January 15, 2007 - The Daily Northwestern

Former Aide Criticizes Carter over Mideast Book [on Kenneth Stein]
by Rebecca Trounson, January 13, 2007 - Los Angeles Times

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAn Idea that Goes Way Back [review of Michael B. Oren, "Power, Faith, and Fantasy"]
by Jonathan S. Tobin, January 11, 2007 - The Jewish Exponent

Let Americans Learn Arabic [on teaching Arabic]
by John McWhorter, January 11, 2007 - The New York Sun

Presidential Libraries [on Middle East studies at Columbia, Juan Cole, more]
by Martin Peretz, January 10, 2007 - The Spine (TNR Online)

Glimpses [on Ingrid Mattson]
January--February 2007 - University of Chicago Magazine

Getting to Know Dr. Yvonne Haddad [interview with Yvonne Haddad of Georgetown Univ.]
by Christina Asquith, January 7, 2007 - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBrandeis' Self-Hate [on Natana DeLong-Bas]
by Stephen Schwartz, January 5, 2007 - The New York Post

Tackling Terror: The Priority for Penn State Activists [on problems in Middle East studies at Penn State and elsewhere]
by Jan L. Apple, January 4, 2007 - The Jewish Exponent

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffMiddle East Conspiracy Theories [on Natana DeLong-Bas, others]
by Steven Stalinsky, January 4, 2007 - The New York Sun

Kevin Barrett Responds [letter to the editor of The American Thinker]
by Kevin Barrett, January 3, 2007 - The American Thinker

Why an Academic Boycott of Israel Is Necessary [by Lawrence Davidson]
by Lawrence Davidson, January 3, 2007 - The Electronic Intifada

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffA Conspiracy of Ignorance [on Kevin Barrett, 9/11 conspiracy theories]
by David J. Rusin, January 2, 2007 - The American Thinker

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