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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

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

Foreign Correspondent From Beirut to Jerusalem. by Thomas L. Friedman. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 525 pp. $22.95. Like many other Americans interested in the Middle East, I became aware...

Twice now in the span of a decade, the Ayatollah Khomeini has challenged some of Western civilization’s deepest values. In November 1979, by permitting a...

King Hussein’s recent declaration that “there should be the separation of the West Bank from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” presents all parties to the...

Resisting the Elephant Afghanistan: The Great Game Revisited. by Rosanne Klass. Freedom House. 519 pp. $29.95. Among the Afghans. by Arthur Bonner. Duke University Press. 366 pp. $27.95. The Wind Blows Away...

Khomeini’s Revolution Holy Terror: Inside the World of Islamic Terrorism. by Amir Taheri. Adler & Adler. 332 pp. $19.95. Holy Terror represents a major effort by an Iranian Muslim...

Never, perhaps, has criticism of the state of Israel by American Jews been so open, so widespread, and so bitter as it is today. Some of...

As we have once again been reminded by the great debate over the desirability of an international conference on the Arab-Israeli conflict, that conflict is...

Christian, Muslim, Jew The Jew as Ally of the Muslim: Medieval Roots of Anti-Semitism. by Allan Harris Cutler and Helen Elmquist Cutler. University of Notre Dame Press. 577...

During a meeting with leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in 1976, Syrian President Hafez al-Assad referred to Palestine as a region of Syria,...

When U.S. Navy jet fighters attacked Syrian positions in Lebanon in December 1983, they did so because these positions were deemed intolerable to vital American...

The Policy-makers The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America’s Middle East Policy, from Truman to Reagan. by Steven L. Spiegel. University of Chicago Press. 522 pp. $24.95. How is American...

Camp David, Cont'd. The Blood of Abraham. by Jimmy Carter. Houghton Mifflin. 257 pp. $15.95. Since leaving the Presidency, Jimmy Carter has devoted much of his time to the...