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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

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

For decades, the United States has pursued a fairly consistent policy toward the Arab-Israel conflict: help Israel be strong, while pressuring it to make concessions....

Early this year, President Clinton publicly lamented the fact that Muslim Americans face “discrimination” and “intolerance” in this country. Not long afterward, the Senate passed...

In the early 1930’s, when the Nation of Islam had just come into existence, its founder made the bold prediction that, one day, Islam would...

The Jewish Discovery of Islam: Studies in Honor of Bernard Lewis Edited by Martin Kramer Syracuse. 311 pp. $24.95 A fierce intellectual debate broke out in October 1976...

It might appear that things have never been going better for Israel, or worse for those who wish it ill. Consider: the Jewish state has signed...

Empires of the Sand: The Struggle for Mastery in the Middle East, 1789-1923 by Efraim Karsh & Inari Karsh Harvard. 409 pp. $29.95 In a tour de force...

The problem began in January 1989. That was when Muslims living in Bradford, England, decided to do something to show their anger about The Satanic...

Of all the expectations set in motion by the recent change of government in Israel, some of the most hopeful have attached to the prospect...

Gideon’s Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad by Gordon Thomas St. Martin’s. 354 pp. $26.95 In this book, Gordon Thomas, a Welsh journalist living in Dublin, claims...

On March 1, 1999, a federal district court in Brooklyn sentenced one Ghazi Ibrahim Abu Maizar, late of Hebron, to life imprisonment. His crime: conspiring...

Najib Mahfuz: The Novelist-Philosopher of Cairo by Menahem Milson St. Martin’s Press. 336 pp. $49.95 The Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz (as his name is more commonly spelled), winner...

On September 24, just two days shy of a decade since the publication of The Satanic Verses by the British novelist Salman Rushdie, the foreign...