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A.J. Caschetta is a Ginsburg-Ingerman fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a principal lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he teaches English and Political Science. He holds a Ph.D. from New York University.

ARTICLES BY: A.J. Caschetta

June 16, 2019 8:29 am

MESA Demands US Welcome Palestinian Terror Apologist Hanan Ashrawi - Shortly after the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) intervened on behalf of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions leader Omar Barghouti, the organization has now...

February 15, 2019 10:56 am

In Criticizing Israel, MESA Ignores Terror Threats on Palestinian Campuses

Despite all the corrupt, tyrannical theocracies and dictatorships in the Middle East, the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) -- the academic umbrella organization for the...

August 15, 2018 7:14 am

Exploring Shariah Law and Radical Islam

One of academia’s most renowned experts on Islam, John Esposito, wants everyone to know that there is nothing to fear from Shariah law and that...

June 12, 2018 1:05 pm

No Surprise That MESA Opposes the ‘Anti-Semitism Awareness Act’

Why does the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) -- a nonprofit academic organization that says it commends efforts to “combat discrimination and harassment against Jewish,...

April 24, 2018 11:53 am

The Palestinians’ Kite Jihad

In the history of weaponizing the mundane, no one beats the Palestinians.  When they have been unable to acquire conventional weapons, they have resorted to...

December 24, 2017 7:14 pm

There’s Nothing New About the Palestinian ‘Days of Rage’

Proof that the Palestinian leadership is out of ideas can be seen in how it came to label the protests regarding President Trump’s decision to recognize...


Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


Naama Issachar, Israeli-American Imprisoned in Russia, ‘Struggling to...

The sister of Naama Issachar -- the Israeli-American woman sentenced last week by a Russian court to seven-and-a-half years in...


Booming Tech Industry Sends Tel Aviv Office Rental Prices Up

CTech - The booming Tel Aviv tech scene has led to a dramatic increase in office rental prices, according to estimates by the Israeli branch of real estate investment company...

Middle East

Protests Sweep Lebanon as Fury at Ruling Elite Grows

Tens of thousands of angry Lebanese took to the streets on Friday, blocking roads and burning tires in a second day of nationwide protest to demand the removal of a...

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