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Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes

President, Middle East Forum
Daniel Pipes is one of the world’s foremost analysts on the Middle East and Islam. Pipes is President of the Middle East Forum, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1994 whose slogan is “Promoting American Interests.” He was previously the Director of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and editor of its journal, Orbis.  Pipes’ most recent book is Miniatures: Views of Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics (2003). Pipes served as an Adviser to Rudolph Giuliani’s 2008 presidential campaign.

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Despots are usually not a threat to the U.S. whereas elected democrats are our very worst enemies.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Retrograde and aggressive, Islamism denigrates non-Muslims, oppresses women, and justifies force to spread Muslim rule. Middle Eastern democracy threatens not just the West's security but also its civilization.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A deeply anti-democratic ideology cannot bring on democratization.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Sitting out the war in Syria will prove to be a smart move. In addition to the moral benefit of not being accountable for horrors yet to come, staying away permits the West eventually to help its only true friends in Syria, the country's liberals.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012