Writings by Topic: US politics

Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
No News in Republican and Democratic Views of Israel National Review Online January 31, 2018
Why Some Islamist Leaders Are Secretly Happy with Trump's Victory Islamist Watch November 21, 2016
AIPAC, Trump, and the Land of Shadows Medium.com March 23, 2016
Carson on Muslims and Islam(ism) Islamist Watch October 2, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
The Tlaib-Omar Show, Controversial Curriculum SPME BDS Monitor August 28, 2019
Islamists Rising ... in Local U.S. Politics The Daily Wire June 24, 2019
Qatar's American Conservative Lapdogs The Washington Examiner June 22, 2019
When a Hamas Front Lobbies Congress The American Spectator April 18, 2019
Protecting Ilhan: Controversy Leads to Concerns of Violence Against Omar The Jerusalem Post April 15, 2019
The New Islamist Lobby American Thinker April 8, 2019
Minnesota Lawmakers Nominate Anti-Semites to Fight Anti-Semitism Islamist Watch March 25, 2019
The Antisemitism Crisis in the Democratic Party BESA Center Perspectives March 20, 2019
How the Ilhan Omar Antisemitism Resolution Backfired The Jerusalem Post March 10, 2019
Growing Anti-Jewish Rhetoric in the U.S. The Jerusalem Post March 6, 2019
Ilhan Omar's Offensive Comments About U.S. Jews Extend Disturbing Pattern The Jerusalem Post March 2, 2019
The Falsehoods That Drive 'Open Borders' Theory PJ Media December 29, 2018
A Year of Tyranny and Murder The Jerusalem Post December 27, 2018
US Pullout from Syria: Who Will Fill the Vacuum? Gatestone Institute December 26, 2018
With U.S. Policy on Syria in Turmoil, Will ISIS Win? The Jerusalem Post December 23, 2018
Explaining the Trump Doctrine BESA Center Perspectives December 18, 2018
The Racial Politics of Antisemitism and Islamophobia The Jerusalem Post December 10, 2018
'Free Speech' Crisis Expands as Politicians, Universities, Edge Closer to BDS Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) October 30, 2018
Trump Doesn't Understand How Antisemitism Works. Neither do Most Americans. Washington Post October 27, 2018
CAIR Calls for Inclusion, Except for Critics The Algemeiner October 22, 2018
Normalizing Anti-Semitism in the US The Jewish Press October 21, 2018
Middle East Divided on Nikki Haley's Legacy Jerusalem Post October 10, 2018
New York's Disastrous Grant for Organizations Linked to Islamic Extremism The Daily Caller October 5, 2018
Mr. Kurd: Trump's Kurdish Comments Greeted with Pride Jerusalem Post September 28, 2018
Rashida Tlaib Is Not Fit for Congress The Daily Caller September 18, 2018
Islamic Society of North America's Extremist Price of Admission Jewish News Syndicate August 21, 2018
Can Keith Ellison Enforce the Law Without Bias? The American Spectator July 26, 2018
The BNP Runs for Office in America The Asian Age July 6, 2018
Nashville's Jewish Community Schadenfreude Jewish News Syndicate May 23, 2018
ICNA-MAS in Baltimore: A Meeting of Islamist Minds American Spectator March 30, 2018
Pompeo's challenge: After Tillerson, a consistent US policy in the Middle East The Hill March 16, 2018
How America reached a 'What do you expect us to do' foreign policy The Hill March 9, 2018
Black Lives Matter: Promoting Anti-Semitism Ynet March 5, 2018
A New Era at the State Department? Modern Diplomacy March 1, 2018
Why No Mention of Radical Islam in the State of the Union Spectator February 19, 2018
99 Percent of "Palestine Refugees" Are Fake The Washington Times January 10, 2018
Islamist Mosque a 'Regular Stopping Point' for Virginia Politicians The Daily Caller August 10, 2017
Keith Ellison Risks Legitimizing Islamic Extremists The Daily Caller February 23, 2017
Keith Ellison's Questionable Ties The Daily Caller February 16, 2017
Linda Sarsour, The Left's Latest Star The Washington Times February 3, 2017
Can Trump Construct a New World Order? BESA Center Perspectives December 18, 2016
Trump Terror within Middle East Studies American Thinker December 13, 2016
Ellison's Extremism Wrong for the DNC The Washington Examiner November 23, 2016
Tim Kaine's Islamist Donors Independent Journal Review August 16, 2016
The Palestinian Flag Flies at the DNC Breitbart July 25, 2016
Does Israel Need U.S. Jewish Support? Israel Hayom April 18, 2016
Is Trump America's Jean-Marie Le Pen? PJ Media April 14, 2016
Why Israelis Are Worried About Donald Trump The Daily Caller March 24, 2016
John Kasich Regrets Turkey Not Being in the European Union Breitbart March 11, 2016
Is Donald Trump a Fascist? The American Interest March 7, 2016
Trump's Saddam Nostalgia The Daily Caller February 29, 2016
Republicans: Put Syria Back on the Table The Hill February 17, 2016
Beware Islam's Doctrine of Deception PJ Media September 24, 2015
Beware the Hyde-and-Jekyll Defense of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Foreign Policy Research Institute July 2015
Iran Nuclear Deal Makes War More Likely BESA Center Perspectives July 15, 2015
Why Don't Americans Trust Republicans on Foreign Policy? PJ Media April 11, 2015
Americans Battle the Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Quarterly Spring 2015
Menendez and the Demise of American Liberalism The Times of Israel February 15, 2015
Chris Christie and the "Occupied Territories" Incident National Review Online April 3, 2014
Pushed on the Bandwagon Foreign Policy September 4, 2013
Islam, Muslims, and the 2012 Election Middle East Quarterly Summer 2013
What Is the Future of Conservatism in the Wake of the 2012 Election? Commentary January 2013
The Failure of the American Jewish Left Middle East Quarterly Winter 2013
Is J Street Winning? Foreign Policy November 9, 2012
When Romney Met Kenny FrontPageMagazine.com October 23, 2012
Obama's Muslim Childhood The Washington Times September 10-14, 2012
Congressman Calls for Hearings on 'Radicalization' of White Christian Women FrontPageMagazine.com June 25, 2012
Chris Christie's Islam Problem National Review Online May 1, 2012
Dennis Kucinich, Lefty for Radical Islam Investigative Project on Terrorism March 26, 2012
Gary Sick, Discredited but Honored Middle East Quarterly Spring 2012
Obama: 'Son of Islam'? Stonegate Institute February 27, 2012
Exposed: Ron Paul's Foreign Policy Ignorance and Naivety Pajamas Media September 15, 2011
Israel and Congressional Democrats National Review Online October 19, 2010
The Arab Lobby: The American Component Middle East Quarterly Fall 2010
Is Newt Gingrich Wrong to Talk About Sharia? Pajamas Media August 24, 2010
Obama Tries to Eradicate Radical Islam Pajamas Media April 9, 2010
Jafar 'Jeff' Siddiqui: The Islamist Who Served on the Electoral College Pajamas Media July 31, 2009
Obama and a Settlements Freeze MEF Policy Forum January 28, 2009
The Democrats and Israel FrontPageMagazine.com January 20, 2009
The National Prayer Service and the Wahhabi Lobby American Thinker January 17, 2009
U.S. Government Embraces Islamic Banking Pajamas Media November 24, 2008
Obama Wins, Muslims Divided Philadelphia Bulletin November 12, 2008
Obama's Middle East Studies Mentors American Thinker November 2, 2008
Obama's Mansion, Saddam's Money Philadelphia Bulletin October 29, 2008
Obama Office Operates in Philly's Islamist Corridor Pajamas Media October 22, 2008
Obama Would Fail Security Clearance Philadelphia Bulletin October 21, 2008
Obama or McCain, Iran stance won't change The Australian October 3, 2008
Biden's Blink on Iran Washington Post August 26, 2008
Barack Obama through Muslim Eyes FrontPageMagazine.com August 25, 2008
. . . And Foreign Policy Moves Front and Center Richmond Times-Dispatch August 12, 2008
Obama in Berlin Washington Post July 24, 2008
Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East Jerusalem Post June 5, 2008
Hillary Clinton's right to say 'obliterate' New York Daily News May 7, 2008
Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood FrontPageMagazine.com April 29, 2008
Rose-Colored Foreign Policy Wall Street Journal April 14, 2008
Islamist Recommendations or Mandates? Family Security Matters February 25, 2008
Our Ailing Meritocracy Private Papers February 15, 2008
Juan Cole's Crooked Tales of Hormuz FrontPageMagazine.com January 15, 2008
Fascism's Legacy: Liberalism Jerusalem Post January 10, 2008
Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam FrontPageMagazine.com January 7, 2008
Was Barack Obama a Muslim? FrontPageMagazine.com December 24, 2007
Presidential Candidates and the "Forbidden Word" The Bulletin December 17, 2007
Lee Harvey Oswald's Malign Legacy Jerusalem Post November 22, 2007
Giuliani's Fresh Start Jerusalem Post October 17, 2007
America's Crash Course on Islam New York Sun September 11, 2007
My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book Middle East Quarterly Spring 2007
Rumsfeld and the Realists Wall Street Journal November 13, 2006
How Important Is the Israel Lobby? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2006
Democrats, Republicans, and Israel New York Sun May 23, 2006
My Gloom: Back to September 10 New York Sun December 20, 2005
Muhammad Ali v. George W. Bush New York Sun November 29, 2005
Our Ally Down Under: The strongest Anglosphere link National Review June 7, 2005
Washington Finally Gets It on Radical Islam FrontPageMagazine.com April 25, 2005
Missing the Target on Nonproliferation? Middle East Quarterly Winter 2005
Has America Learned from 9/11? New York Sun November 2, 2004
9/10 vs. 9/12 on 11/2 New York Sun October 26, 2004
In the Mideast, Bush dared to be different Philadelphia Inquirer October 24, 2004
Coddling a Terrorist [Sami Al-Arian] Costs Votes New York Sun October 19, 2004
[Election Monitors:] The Next Assault on American Sovereignty FrontPageMagazine.com August 16, 2004
State (Dept.) of Confusion [when It Comes to Palestinian Terror against Israel] FrontPageMagazine.com July 19, 2004
The FBI Loses Its Way [with Marwan Kreidie] New York Sun July 6, 2004
California [University Press] vs. Academic Freedom New York Sun March 30, 2004
Defund Middle East Studies New York Sun February 24, 2004
[Michael Barkun on] Old Conspiracies, New Beliefs New York Sun January 13, 2004
Democrats Unlearn 9/11 New York Sun January 7, 2004
On Being Borked New York Post August 26, 2003
Why the Left Loves Osama [and Saddam, Explains Lee Harris] New York Post March 19, 2003
[Mosque Mischief and] Counting Mosques New York Post February 4, 2003
The "October Surprise" Theory Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia 2003
PBS, Recruiting for Islam New York Post December 17, 2002
What Riyadh Buys [in Washington] New York Post December 11, 2002
[The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims? New York Post June 18, 2002
How Did Muslims Vote in 2000? Middle East Quarterly Summer 2001
Muslims and the U.S. Election of ‘96 Middle East Quarterly June 1997
A Millennium of Paranoia Wall Street Journal April 26, 1995
Jesse Helms: Setting the Record Straight Middle East Quarterly March 1995
Middle East Scholars Strike Out in Washington Middle East Quarterly December 1994
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
Millennial Panel Addresses Trump-Related Concerns The Jewish Exponent December 2, 2016
Daniel Pipes on Hillary Clinton's Islamist Donors WAVA FM (Washington, DC) November 8, 2016
Radical Islam Creates Terrorism: Daniel Pipes The Times of India March 21, 2016
Donald Trump's Complicated Relationship With Jewish Voters Time March 14, 2016
A Republican President Will Tear Up Iran Deal: US Commentator Pipes Hindustan Times February 12, 2016
Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood Secure Freedom Radio April 30, 2014
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Islamists Infiltrate the US Political System March 18, 2019
Jihad and the Presidential Candidates: An Assessment MEF Wire December 11, 2007
Ending America's Dependence on Middle East Oil MEF Wire October 27, 2004
Saudi Abductions and the Betrayal of American Families MEF Wire May 20, 2003
Press Releases
Title Publication Date
MEF Reveals Islamic Relief under Investigation; Congress Demands Answers News from the Middle East Forum October 18, 2018
Tommy Robinson Free – MEF Heavily Involved News from the Middle East Forum August 1, 2018
More Islamist Money Flows to Hillary Clinton News from the Middle East Forum October 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton Tops 2015-16 Islamist Money List News from the Middle East Forum October 20, 2016
Islamist Watch Launches 'Islamist Money in Politics' October 1, 2014
Book Title Publication Date
The Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East
by Mitchell Bard
Middle East Quarterly Spring 2012
Vietnam, Jews, and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences
by Judith A. Klinghoffer
Middle East Quarterly Winter 2002
The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House
by Douglas Brinkley
Middle East Quarterly September 1999
Decade of Transition: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance
by Abraham Ben-Zvi
Middle East Quarterly March 1999
Stealth PACs: Lobbying Congress for Control of US Middle East Policy
by Richard H. Curtiss
Middle East Quarterly June 1998