On August 14, 2003 The Associated Press reported that "a broad array of Arab, religious and Muslim groups Thursday denounced the
expected appointment of outspoken Middle East scholar Daniel Pipes to a
federally funded peace think tank... The groups slammed Pipes as a racist, anti-Islam extremist whose...
On August 14, 2003 the Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, president of The Interfaith Alliance, offered remarks at the National Press Club denouncing President Bush's impending recess appointment of Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institute of Peace: "'Given Dr. Pipes’ record of unrelenting derogatory and inflammatory statements directed at Islam, I would have problems with this...
On July 31, 2003 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported that "a broad coalition of Jewish peace groups today called upon President Bush to withdraw his controversial nomination of Daniel Pipes to the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace... The Jewish peace groups also lauded the decision of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee last week to table a...
On July 23, 2003 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported that "members of the Senate
committee charged with recommending Daniel Pipes to serve
on the board of the US Institute for Peace (USIP) asked
Chairman Judd Gregg (R-NH) for more time to gather more
information on the 'controversial nominee'... Senator Tom Harkin (D-Il), who spoke at length
about how offended he was, as a child of immigrants from
Europe of the Catholic faith, by the Pipes'...
On July 23, 2003 The American Jewish Committee reported that "the American Jewish Committee (AJC) today urged a Senate committee to approve without further delay the nomination of Dr. Daniel Pipes to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace... 'Rejecting this nomination would have a chilling effect on the important political discourse about the threat of...
On May 26, 2003 Mother Jones printed an editorial by Michael Scherer stating that "like many other Middle East scholars, Daniel Pipes sees a way to end the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But unlike most of his peers, Pipes sees no room
for negotiation, no hope for compromise and no use for diplomacy. 'What war had
achieved for Israel,' Pipes explained at a recent Zionist...
On May 2, 2003 The Interfaith Alliance News reported that "in a letter sent to members of the Senate's Health, Education,
Labor and Pensions Committee today, The Interfaith Alliance raised concerns
about the nomination of Dr. Daniel Pipes to the board of directors of the United
States Institute of Peace."
On May 2, 2003 the Mercury News printed an open letter to the President stating that "the mixed messages your administration sends on religious tolerance are painful to many. You can refer to Islam as a religion of peace, but when you nominate Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institute of Peace and invite the Rev. Franklin Graham to lead services at the Pentagon, and maintain a cozy...
On April 21, 2003 CAIR reported that "during an interview broadcast on the national 'Democracy Now' radio
program, pro-Israel commentator Daniel Pipes outlined why he advocates
profiling by law enforcement and security personnel of Muslims and
Arab-Americans. When program host Amy Goodman asked whether Pipes'
for profiling extended to the internment of Japanese-Americans during
War II, he said: 'It's not a subject I know enough about to talk about...' In that same radio interview, Pipes also said razing Palestinian...
On April 19, 2003 The Washington Post printed an editorial stating that "the White House had nominated scholar Daniel Pipes to, of all places, the U.S. Institute of Peace... The institute is a quasi-governmental think tank dedicated to international "peace and conflict resolution"; one of its latest projects is the Special Initiative on the Muslim World, begun...