Daniel Pipes

Critics Cost Muslim Educator her Dream School

April 28, 2008

Author: ANDREA ELLIOTT

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/28/nyregion/28school.html?_r=1&ref=nyregion&oref=slogin

Debbie Almontaser dreamed of starting a public school like no other in New York City. Children of Arab descent would join students of other ethnicities, learning Arabic together. By graduation, they would be fluent in the language and groomed for the country’s elite colleges....

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Pipes plans "Centre for Islamic Pluralism"

February 24, 2005

Source: Inter Press Service News Agency

http://www.ipsnews.net/interna.asp?idnews=27615

On February 24, 2005 the Inter Press Service News Agency reported, "Despite the apparent decision by President George W. Bush against re-nominating him to the board of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), 'anti-Islamist' activist Daniel Pipes is working as diligently as ever to protect the United States and the Western world from the influence of radical Islamists. He has...

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Columnist Calls for Curtailment of Muslim Civil Liberties in the U.S.

December 31, 2004

Source: Editor and Publisher

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000744193

On December 31, 2004 Editor and Publisher reported, "when an opinion survey released by Cornell University last week found that 44% of Americans wanted to curtail the civil liberties of all Muslim-Americans, with better than one in four saying they should all be required to register their location with the federal...

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Controversial Middle East Scholar Proposes Progressive Muslim Institute

April 7, 2004

Source: United Press International

http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040407-043618-6537r

On April 7, 2004 United Press International reported, "The Middle East Forum, which is headed by a controversial Jewish scholar, is seeking support to form a progressive Islamic institute that would represent liberal Muslims living in the United States. The problem is that many Muslims see the Forum as too pro-Israel and fear its chief, Daniel Pipes as someone 'out to...

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Nomination of Daniel Pipes Alarms Muslim Groups

October 17, 2003

Source: The Times Higher Education Supplement

http://www.thesis.co.uk/current_edition/story.aspx?story_id=2005019

On October 17, 2003 The Times Higher Education Supplement published an editorial by Hamid Dabashi, chair of the department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University, on the barrage of hate mail he has received as a result of articles against him written by Daniel Pipes. Pipes accused Dabashi in an article in the...

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Update: Bush Makes Recess Apppointment of Pipes

September 5, 2003

Source: Forward

http://www.forward.com/issues/2003/03.09.05/news13.pipes.html

On September 5, 2003 the Forward reported that "former presidential adviser William Quandt told the Forward that he is suspending work on several projects to protest President Bush's appointment of Pipes, who has been accused by Arab groups and Middle East scholars of harboring an anti-Muslim bias. Pipes and his defenders have vehemently rejected such characterizations, but institute...

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Update: Bush Makes Recess Apppointment of Pipes

August 25, 2003

Source: Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

http://www.adl.org/PresRele/Mise_00/4342_00.htm

On August 25, 2003 the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a statement commending President Bush's appointment of controversial Mideast scholar Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institue of Peace. The statement said, "We commend you for appointing Daniel Pipes to the board of the United States Institute of Peace. As a world renowned expert on the Middle East and extremist Islam, Dr. Pipes provides an...

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Update: Bush Makes Recess Apppointment of Pipes

August 22, 2003

Source: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

On August 22, 2003 the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a press release declaring President Bush's recess appointment of controversial Mideast scholar Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) a "moral victory." The statement said, "By issuing this recess appointment, the president acknowledges that Pipes' nomination would have been turned down by the Senate, despite that body's Republican majority. Without being approved by the Senate, Pipes will serve just 18 months of what...

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Update: Daniel Pipes' Nomination Stalls

August 14, 2003

Source: MPAC News

http://www.mpacnews.org/

On August 14, 2003 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported that "MPAC, along with a very wide coalition of interfaith, civil rights and academic freedom groups, participated in a packed press conference this morning at the National Press Building in Washington DC decrying the possible recess appointment of Daniel Pipes to the United States Institute for Peace (USIP)... The press conference was moderated by Dr. Reverend Welton Gaddy, president of the...

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