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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...


Biden Says He Is Concerned About China’s Moves Around Taiwan

US President Joe Biden on Monday said he was not worried about Taiwan but was concerned about China's actions in the region since House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit...


Turkey Condemns Israeli Military Action Against Islamists in Gaza

Turkey strongly condemned Israel's military action against Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in Gaza, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leading the chorus. Speaking on Sunday ahead of the announcement of a ceasefire...

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Israel Re-Opens Gaza Crossings as Truce With Palestinians Holds

Israel reopened border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that ended the most serious outbreak of fighting around the volatile Palestinian...

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