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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes (DanielPipes.org, @DanielPipes) is president of the Middle East Forum.

Islam currently represents a backward, aggressive, and violent force. Must it remain this way, or can it be reformed and become moderate, modern, and good-neighborly?...

From a novel by Salman Rushdie published in 1989 to an American civil protest called “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day” in 2010, a familiar pattern has...

Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World By Jeffrey Herf Yale, 352 pages The impact of National Socialism in the Middle East used to appear brief and superficial....

To commemorate Commentary’s sixtieth anniversary, and in an effort to advance discussion of the present American position in the world, the editors addressed the following...

As the editors note, the Bush Doctrine consists of two parts, preemption and democracy, both of them far-reaching in their implications. Yet their scope is...

The year 2002 will be remembered as a low point in the long conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, when diplomacy came to a standstill, emotions...

Last spring, the faculty of Harvard College selected a graduating senior named Zayed Yasin to deliver a speech at the university’s commencement exercises in June....

With whom, or what, is the United States at war? The answer to this question has far-reaching implications for strategy, for public diplomacy, and for...

In the aftermath of the violence on September 11, American politicians from George W. Bush on down have tripped over themselves to affirm that the...

Saddam’s Bombmaker: The Terrifying Inside Story of the Iraqi Nuclear and Biological Weapons Agenda by Khidhir Hamza with Jeff Stein Scribner. 352 pp. $26.00 Most nuclear physicists these...

The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount by Gershom Gorenberg Free Press. 288 pp. $25.00 The Temple Mount in the old city of...