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Middle East Studies Association (as Usual) Singles Out Israel for Attack, Excuses Palestinian Perfidy

The Middle East Studies Association gave up all pretense of being a scholarly organization when it was taken over by the followers of Edward Said in the 1980s, and began propagating Orwellian interpretations of Middle East history and politics to advance a political agenda that promotes or rationalizes Islamism, parrots Palestinian propaganda, and engages in…

Petition slams professor for drawing equivalence between Israeli Zionists and terrorists

An online petition is challenging a University of Southern California (USC) professor for drawing equivalence between North Korea’s Kim Jong-Il, China’s Mao Zedong, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Israeli Zionists. During a recent lecture in front of 200 students taking an international relations class, Prof. David Kang displayed a PowerPoint presentation with a slide entitled…

Anti-Israel bias reigns at Columbia

When Columbia University’s Center for Palestine Studies was established in 2010, Rashid Khalidi, its founding and current director — and a supporter of an academic boycott of Israel — stated that steering clear of political activism was an important goal of the center: “The last thing you want is a Middle East institute or a…

The Middle East Studies Association Imagines Its Future

The large room at the Marriott Wardman Park was filled to overflowing on Sunday afternoon for a special session billed as “Thinking Palestine Intersectionally.” The seats were occupied and scores of others stood along the walls, sat on the floor in front of the stage, and spilled out into the hallway. For many it was…

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