Iran’s Hope for an ‘Islamic Awakening’ in Egypt

Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and scholar, is president of the International American Council and serves on the board of the Harvard International Review at Harvard University. Rafizadeh is also a senior fellow at the Nonviolence International Organization based in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University. He can be reached at rafizadeh@fas.harvard.edu. Follow Dr. Rafizadeh at @majidrafizadeh.


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The dangerous power vacuum left by an absence of U.S. leadership.

A Pro-Israel Buzz in the Blogosphere

Jim Fletcher is a member of the executive committee for the National Christian Leadership Conference for Israel—NCLCI—and a prolific blogger. He can be reached at jim1fletcher@yahoo.com


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What American bloggers have to say about the Middle East’s only democracy.

Pro-Islam Western Scholars and the ‘Real’ Islam

Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and scholar, is president of the International American Council and serves on the board of the Harvard International Review at Harvard University. Rafizadeh is also a senior fellow at the Nonviolence International Organization based in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University. He can be reached at rafizadeh@fas.harvard.edu. Follow Dr. Rafizadeh at @majidrafizadeh.


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Responding to the self-anointed representatives of the Religion of Peace.

Majority of Pakistani Voters Under 30 Want Islamic Law, Not Democracy

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The choice was never between democracy and authoritarianism, but between a secular authoritarianism flavored with Islam or a purely Islamist authoritarianism.

What Is ‘Conservatism’?

Paul Gottfried, Raffensperger Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Elizabethtown College, is the author of ten books, including After Liberalism (Princeton, 1999), The Strange Death of European Marxism (University of Missouri, 2005) Encounters: My Life with Nixon, Marcuse, and other Friends and Teachers (ISI, 2009) and Leo Strauss and The Conservative Movement in America (Cambridge, 2012). He is currently finishing an eleventh book, on fascists and antifascists.


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Searching for a definition that is as elusive as it is inspiring.

Democracy Is Not the Answer

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Why representative government won’t stop the Middle East from remaining the world’s cradle of terrorism.

How the Communist Left Killed Free Speech in the West

Paul Gottfried, Raffensperger Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Elizabethtown College, is the author of ten books, including After Liberalism (Princeton, 1999), The Strange Death of European Marxism (University of Missouri, 2005) Encounters: My Life with Nixon, Marcuse, and other Friends and Teachers (ISI, 2009) and Leo Strauss and The Conservative Movement in America (Cambridge, 2012). He is currently finishing an eleventh book, on fascists and antifascists.


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What happens when liberals embrace totalitarians.

Freeloaders or Free Country?

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The current debate about how Republicans can stop losing and start winning.

Hugo Chavez’s Disastrous Legacy


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Can Venezuela be saved?

Israel and Sickening Double Standards

Ronn Torossian is one of America’s most prolific and respected public relations experts. Torossian is the Founder, President and CEO of 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent American PR firms, which was named PR Agency of the Year by the American Business Awards. He is the best-selling author of “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations,” a book known as an industry “must read.” Torossian is a featured op-ed columnist for The Huffington Post, Newsmax, Wired Magazine and others. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including PR Executive of the Year and is a past semi-finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. Torossian lives in Manhattan with his wife and children. Connect with him on Google+ and Twitter.


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Not even the worst Middle Eastern countries get this treatment.