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Daniel Pipes, a historian, is director of the Middle East Forum and Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. A former official in the U.S. Department of State, he has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, the U.S. Naval War College, and Pepperdine University. He has written twelve books and his website, DanielPipes.org, with a near-complete archive of his writings, has recorded nearly 60 million page visits. He writes a bi-weekly column for the Jerusalem Post, National Review, and other publications; his writings have been translated into 33 languages. Two U.S. presidents have appointed Mr. Pipes to U.S. government positions. Al-Qaeda has invited him to convert to Islam, Edward Kennedy borked him, and Edward Said called him an "Orientalist." His current focus is on the phenomenon of lawful Islamism (or soft jihad), the forwarding radical Islam through legitimate means. Contact: Pipes@MEForum.org.

ARTICLES BY: Daniel Pipes


November 14, 2016 7:27 am
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Did a CAIR Official Call for the Overthrow of the US Government?

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) successfully presents itself to the media as a benign civil rights organization, comparable to the NAACP or the ADL -- a...

November 11, 2016 1:41 am
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America’s Know-Nothing Diplomacy

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, recently said something astonishing in defense of his foreign policy ignorance: "The fact that somebody can dot the...

November 7, 2016 7:21 am
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Are Niqabs and Kippot Equally Threatening?

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Heidi Beirich has distributed a standardized reply to the avalanche of protests (including a particularly eloquent one by National Review) against its wretched Field...

October 21, 2016 6:20 am
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What’s a Conservative to Do? Hope Trump Is Impeached

The disgraceful presidential candidates coughed up by America's two great political parties, each one repulsive in his or her distinctive way, leave many conservatives in...

October 16, 2016 6:27 am
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Islamist Violence Will Steer Europe’s Destiny

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Visits to predominantly Muslim suburbs in nearly all northern European cities cause one to ask the same question: Why have some of the richest, most...

October 13, 2016 11:18 am
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Middle East Studies Group Once Again Demonstrates Anti-Israel Agenda

It's only to be expected. For more than two decades, my colleagues and I at the Middle East Forum (MEF) have criticized the decline of Middle East studies programs. Now,...

September 7, 2016 6:09 am
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Irony: ISIS Imposes a Partial Ban on Burqas

Before getting to the news item at hand, a personal preface: I am frustrated that Westerners don't perceive the obvious point that burqas and niqabs, both...

August 29, 2016 6:26 am
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A Reason to Be Hopeful in the Fight Against Islamism

"Hugh Fitzgerald" posted a 3,300-word piece at JihadWatch.com responding to a news item about Thomas Strothotte, president of Kühne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany, advocating that all school...

August 25, 2016 4:59 am
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Don’t Allow Saudi Money for American Mosques

Saudi Arabia may be the country in the world most different from the United States, especially where religion is concerned. An important new bill introduced...

August 24, 2016 2:21 am
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Ban the Burqa, Allow the Burkini

France has been seized by a silly hysteria over the burkini, prompting me to wonder when Europeans will get serious about their Islamist challenge. For starters, what...

August 2, 2016 4:22 am
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Academics Who Fabricate: This Time About Canary Mission

I was alerted in May 2015 to the opening of an anonymous new project named Canary Mission and tweeted out information on it: .@CanaryMission is a...

July 26, 2016 12:00 pm
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Israel Will Be Better Off With Less US Aid

Exactly 20 years ago, a newly elected Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu dramatically announced to a joint session of Congress: We are deeply grateful for all we have received...

July 25, 2016 3:15 am
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Daniel Pipes: Why I Just Quit the Republican Party

The Republican Party nominated Donald Trump as its candidate for president of the United States -- and I responded by ending my 44-year GOP membership. Here's why...

July 21, 2016 2:55 am
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Why I Supported the Turkish Coup Attempt

Every major government condemned the coup attempt in Turkey, as did all four of the parties with representatives in the Turkish parliament. So did even...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Trump Transition Team Considering New Non-Nuclear Iran Sanctions

Donald Trump's transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing congressional sources who have been in contact with the president-elect's...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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