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Global Ramifications of the Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Campaign in Egypt

by Daniel Pipes November 1, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Since General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi overthrew Mohamed Morsi on July 3, the military-led government has been engaged in a ferocious crackdown of the Muslim Brotherhood and more broadly of Islamists (though some, like the Salafis of the Nour party, playing their hand […]

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Muslim Russia?

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times October 21, 2013 The stabbing murder on Oct. 10 of an ethnic Russian, Yegor Shcherbakov, 25, apparently by a Muslim from Azerbaijan, led to anti-migrant disturbances in Moscow, vandalism and assaults, the arrest of 1,200, and brought a major tension in Russian life to the fore. Not only do […]

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Believe Khamene’i and Assad? Not Me

by Daniel Pipes September 28, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Has anyone else noted the similarity in today’s top two Middle East news headlines – the telephone call between the Iranian and American presidents and the passage of U.N. Security Council Resoluton 2118 that calls for the “expeditious destruction” of Syrian chemical […]

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Scoring the Syria Deal

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online September 17, 2013 [Differs in minor ways from the NRO version.] Diplomacy has never witnessed anything like the dizzying and erratic sequence of events relating to Syria that began on Wednesday, Aug. 21 and ended 3½ weeks later, on Saturday, Sept. 14. Who won, who lost? It’s too soon […]

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Why Was Enoch Powell Condemned as a Racist and Not Charles de Gaulle?

by Daniel Pipes History News Network August 19, 2013 The French and British empires historically had different premises, with the former (in the Roman tradition) focused more on culture and the latter more on race, hierarchy, and family. This difference took many forms: one finds meals of bifteck-frites in tiny towns in the former French […]

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Obama’s Diplomatic Acrobatics

by Daniel Pipes September 11, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner The Obama administration’s diplomatic acrobatic over Syria of the past three weeks prove that the president and his team are in way over their heads, amateurs in the deadly game of war and peace. (One wonders if Valerie Jarrett is making the […]

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Morsi speaks during his first televised address to the nation

Evidence that Morsi Actually Lost the Egyptian Presidency

by Daniel Pipes August 18, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Just days after his apparent victory, Cynthia Farahat and I expressed our skepticism about the validity of these election returns: SCAF exploits the Muslim Brotherhood and other proxies as its civilian fronts, a role they are happy to play, by permitting Islamists […]

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