Mr. Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum and author of Miniatures (Transaction Publishers).
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  • White House Mischief

    The White House engaged in two puerile and quickly-exposed gambits last week that exposed the Obama administration’s amateurish and deceitful Middle East-Islamic policies.

  • Empower Iranians vs. Tehran

    How should Western governments deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran, which Washington labels “the most active state sponsor of terrorism”?

  • Not Stealing Palestine but Purchasing Israel

    Zionists stole Palestinian land: that’s the mantra both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas teach their children and propagate in their media.

  • Fin de Régime in Syria? The West Must Depose Al-Assad

    The end of a morally bankrupt and tyrannical Mideast dynasty and its frightening alliances and ambitions is at hand.

  • Iran Won’t Come Out on Top in Mideast Turmoil

    Many factors in the unrest suggest that militaries will win out over Islamists as countries seek to oust their tyrants.

  • One Cheer for Obama’s Foreign Policy

    The Obama administration has established an alarmingly naïve and dangerous record on Arab-Israeli issues.

  • Obama Would Fail Security Clearance

    Islamic aggression represents America’s strategic enemy. Obama’s many insalubrious connections raise grave doubts…

  • Preempt Terrorists, Or Not?

  • Stop the NYC Madrassa

    When Dhabah "Debbie" Almontaser resigned as principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy on August 10, her action culminated a remarkable grassroots campaign in which concerned citizens successfully criticized the New York City establishment. But the fight goes on. The | Read More »

  • Unleashing the Iranian Opposition

    last week some 20,000 Iranians from around the world met to hear music from the old country, wave flags and banners, and listen to brief speeches by non-Iranian well-wishers…

  • Salman Rushdie and British Backbone

  • Brooklyn Arabic School Harbors Hidden Agenda

    Opening an Arabic-language school in America seems like a good idea, but a hidden agenda lurks behind it

  • Despite Defeating Totalitarians, West Could Well Lose to Radical Islamists

    It is difficult to see what will stop them

  • Improvising After 9/11

    The five years since 9/11, in retrospect, have been like a perpetual workshop in which Americans argue about the nature of their enemy and how to defeat him. Along the way, they have made plenty of mistakes, ranging from former | Read More »

  • Piggybacking on Terrorism

    Two days after August 10 — when British authorities broke up an alleged plot to blow up multiple aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean — the "moderate" Muslim establishment in Britain published an aggressive open letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair. | Read More »

  • Time to Profile Airline Passengers?

    The debate over profiling airline passengers revived after the thwarted Islamist plot to bomb ten airplanes in London on Aug. 10. The sad fact it, due to a mixture of inertia, denial, cowardice, and political correctness, Western airport security services | Read More »

  • Strange Logic in the Lebanon War

    As staff at some of the world’s most prestigious press organizations effectively take Hizbullah’s side in its war with Israel, they inadvertently reveal a profound transformation in the logic of warfare. Some examples of their actions: Reuters: Adnan Hajj, a | Read More »

  • Sudden Jihad Syndrome in Seattle

    Recent atrocity prompts several reflections

  • Hold Damascus Responsible

    "There will be an international force [in Lebanon], because all the key players want it," a U.S. official asserted recently. He appears to be right, as even the Israeli government embraced the plan, announcing it "would agree to consider stationing | Read More »

  • Don’t Be Fooled by Arab Criticism of Hezbollah

    The current round of hostilities between Israel and its enemies differs from prior ones in that it’s not an Arab-Israeli war, but one that pits Iran and its Islamist proxies, Hamas and Hezbullah, against Israel. This points, first, to the | Read More »