Email to CCSU President on Student Censorship of Speech

Posted on November 23, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

November 18, 2015 Dr. John Miller President Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT 06050 Dear Jack: I bring to your attention the recent decision of the Student Government Association [SGA] at CCSU to deny the Young Americans for Liberty, a duly-constituted and entirely legitimate organization of students at CCSU, its request for $541.00 to [...]

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Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Similar to Cold War Diplomacy?

Posted on July 30, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

At his press conference on July 14 defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement [JCPOA] with Iran, US President Barack Obama made the obvious and indisputable point that “deals” in international affairs are made between adversaries, not allies. Implicit in what he said is that, despite their divergent interests, adversaries sign such deals to [...]

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Steven Salaita Heads to Beirut, While Malcolm Kerr Spins in His Grave

Posted on July 23, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

[Published at Campus Watch on July 6, 2015] How utterly appropriate: Steven Salaita will be the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut (AUB) for the 2015/16 academic year. A supposed expert on Native Americans whose anti-Semitic attacks on Israel cost him a job at the University of Illinois [...]

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No Jihad Here: Middle East Studies Profs on Chattanooga Shootings

Posted on July 23, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

[Published at FrontPage Magazine, July 23, 2015) Less than one week after the slaughter in Chattanooga, Tennessee of four U.S. Marines and one sailor by Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a Kuwaiti-born Islamist who grew up in suburban Chattanooga, a pattern has emerged in Middle East studies scholars' analyses of the shooting: obfuscation of any Islamist or jihadi motives accompanied by [...]

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A Year After His Death, Fouad Ajami’s Detractors Look Worse than Ever

Posted on June 22, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

(By Winfield Myers; re-posted from Campus Watch; published at FrontPage Magazine) He came with conceptions, but he made a voyage of discovery. And so he caught truths, deeper and more durable truths about himself and about us all. (The Traveler’s Luck) So wrote Fouad Ajami, who died one year ago today, about Joseph Conrad, whose [...]

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Bin Laden’s Bookshelf: In the Shadow of Anders Breivik

Posted on May 27, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

(Via Campus Watch, May 21, 2015) On July 22, 2011, the Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik killed seventy-seven people in and near Oslo. Not long before he attacked, he emailed a 1,500-page document titled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” which included conservative critics of radical Islam among his sources. Immediately, some in the media, academic, and think [...]

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Obama can be doubted, but maybe not before a college audience

Posted on March 4, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s claim that President Obama does not love America, while perhaps unartfully phrased, is defensible. Surely the president’s intention, stated publicly when he was running for president, “to fundamentally transform America” suggests a strong aversion to America as it now exists. Moreover, he has condemned the American people for [...]

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Emails to the Brandeis University student newspaper and to the president of Brandeis University

Posted on January 9, 2015 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Readers of the Justice should consider the following facts relevant to the issue of police “racism” and to the controversy involving Khadijah Lynch and Daniel Mael: *The forensic evidence in the Ferguson matter showed incontrovertibly — and was corroborated by witnesses, several of them black — that Brown’s hands were down, not up, and that [...]

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Email to Columbia Law School on its Allowing Students Traumatized by Non-Indictments to Postpone Final Examinations

Posted on December 9, 2014 - Filed Under Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Robert Scott Interim Dean Columbia Law School New York, New York Dear Dean Scott: Your law school’s policy of allowing students traumatized by the recent decisions of grand juries in Missouri and New York to postpone their final examinations would be laughable if it wasn’t so indicative of the moral bankruptcy of American high education [...]

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Contrary to Georgetown Prof’s Claims, Dean Says Center Receives Taxpayer Support

Posted on September 24, 2014 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

I wrote this piece for the blog at Campus Watch, which I direct.   Asked recently if Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) receives federal Title VI funds, director Osama Abi-Mershed answered, “we are not tax supported.” His dean, James Reardon-Anderson, begs to differ. Following the revelation that the directors of six federally-funded Middle East studies centers signed a letter pledging ”not [...]

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