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Tenured Radical Goes Global
Campus Report ^ | October 16, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline

Posted on 10/16/2009 10:47:30 AM PDT by bs9021

Tenured Radical Goes Global

Malcolm A. Kline, October 16, 2009

A professor whom Accuracy in Academia has covered extensively is getting ready to take his act on the road. “Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, produces a steady stream of writings that downplays the threat radical Islam poses to America and the West,” Jonathan Schanzer writes in The American Thinker. “His opinions are at odds with the beliefs of most Americans.”

“Now, through a project designed to foster an understanding of America in the Arab world, he appears to be at odds with himself.” Schanzer is the deputy executive director of the Jewish Policy Center.

“Cole is one of the most politically driven Middle East studies professors in the U.S.,” Schanzer notes. “From his perch in Ann Arbor, he tried to explain away Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s threats to ‘wipe Israel off the map’ by claiming—inaccurately—that it was a mistranslation.”

“He has also attempted to whitewash Americans’ views of the Saudis and their radical strain of Islam known as Wahhabism.” Schanzer is also an adjunct scholar at Campus Watch....

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1 posted on 10/16/2009 10:47:31 AM PDT by bs9021
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To: bs9021
produces a steady stream of writings that downplays the threat radical Islam poses to America and the West”

If Nazi Germany had just perpetrated their horrors within their borders, would they have been any less horrific?

Regime change was brought to South Africa through international pressure. Islamic theocracy imposes an apartheid system.

2 posted on 10/16/2009 10:50:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The character assassination of Rush Limbaugh is worse than what the Left accused Joe McCarthy of.)
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