IW Articles

Joe Kaufman

Extremist Cleric Yasir Qadhi Headlines ICNA Dinner


Upon closer inspection, Qadhi’s true Islamist nature rears its ugly head

Ahnaf Kalam

Radical Islamism Spreads in American Prisons


Islamists like Mutahhir Sabree are radicalizing a generation of American inmates

Oren Litwin

Islamist Qatar Buys American Teachers


Qatar Foundation International is an agent of Islamist Qatar

Joe Kaufman

CAIR in Georgia as Pro-Hamas as Ever


CAIR continues to espouse radical ideologies and nuture the anti-Israel obsession


Turkey Stokes Unrest Over Jerusalem Recognition


Ankara fans the flames of extremism

Sam Westrop

Pakistani Islamism Flourishes in America


Jamaat-e-Islami front groups in America are flourishing

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Launched in 2006, Islamist Watch is a project of the Middle East Forum. We work to combat the ideas and institutions of lawful Islamism in the United States and throughout the West. Arguing that "radical Islam is the problem, moderate Islam is the solution," we seek to expose those Islamist organizations that currently dominate the debate, while identifying and promoting the work of moderate Muslims.

Islamist Watch works on the premise that while violent Islamism gets headlines, nonviolent Islamism – in the media, courts, schools, public squares, and ballot boxes – gets results. We aim to make Islamists in suits and ties no more acceptable than ones wearing suicide vests.

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