Update: American Jewish Committee Urges Approval of Daniel Pipes

July 23, 2003

Source: The American Jewish Committee


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 Islamic radicalism,' said David A. Harris, executive director of the American Jewish Committee... The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which was set to vote on the nomination today, abruptly adjourned its meeting, with no decision when to reconvene."