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Daniel Pipes and the U.S. Institute of Peace

President George W. Bush nominated Daniel Pipes to the board of the United States Institute of Peace on April 1, 2003. It went to the Senate the next day for confirmation.

In response, a number of militant Islamic and radical Arab organizations protested.

At the mark-up hearing on July 23, 2003, several Democratic senators opposed Mr. Pipes's nomination. They spoke so long that there was no longer a quorom in the room when a vote was to be taken.

Eager to have a full board at the USIP, President Bush recess appointed Mr. Pipes on August 22, 2003. He served on the board, making his presence felt, until January 2005.

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Articles about Daniel Pipes and the U.S. Institute of Peace

Title Publication Date
Pipes not the problem Bangladesh-Web September 9, 2003
U.S. Muslims should pay heed to Daniel Pipes Toronto Sun September 4, 2003
Prophet Richmond Times-Dispatch August 29, 2003
Dr. Strangelove, I Presume? New York Sun August 28, 2003
Bush's Progress, Pipes's … New York Sun August 27, 2003
Kennedy vendetta's price Boston Herald August 27, 2003
Peace Pipes New York Post August 25, 2003
They Said It The Political Forum August 25, 2003
War Over Peace New York Daily News August 24, 2003
Pipes Doesn't Pander Weekly Standard August 22, 2003
Confronting Terrorist Gangs and Their Apologists Tech Central Station August 22, 2003
White House Personnel Announcement The White House August 22, 2003
Peace Pipes Wall Street Journal August 19, 2003
Pipe Down New Republic August 18, 2003
A Misdirected Attack Los Angeles Times August 17, 2003
The Truth About Daniel Pipes Washington Post August 15, 2003
La vérité au sujet de Daniel Pipes Washington Post August 15, 2003
The Meaning of the Pipes Nomination National Review Online August 13, 2003
Analysis: Daniel Pipes and his opponents United Press International August 8, 2003
Bush's hawkish nominee to peace think tank on hold in Senate Associated Press August 6, 2003
Debunking political correctness Washington Times August 1, 2003
Daniel Pipes, Peace Scholar New York Post July 23, 2003
Dr. Daniel Pipes and CAIR's Lynch Mob FrontPage Magazine July 23, 2003
The Meaning of Peace National Review Online July 23, 2003
The Campaign Against Pipes National Review Online July 22, 2003
Homeland Security FrontPage Magazine July 22, 2003
Scholarship about Islam in America Religion News Service July 2, 2003
Pipes's effective route to peace Boston Globe June 22, 2003
La route effective de Daniel Pipes pour la paix Boston Globe 22 juin 2003
Pipesa skuteczna droga do pokoju Boston Globe June 22, 2003
Daniel Pipes, peacenik Jerusalem Post May 7, 2003
社説:反戦運動家のダニエル・パイプス エルサレム・ポスト May 7, 2003
Scholar Criticizes Bush's Characterization of Islam Washington Post April 23, 2003
Bush Nominates Daniel Pipes to Board of US Institute of Peace Pakistan Today April 15, 2003
Muslims Protest Bush Nominee Washington Post April 7, 2003
The Pipes Appointment National Review Online April 7, 2003

Letters of Endorsement

Yatindra Bhatnagar

American Muslims of the Shia Tradition - 2nd Statement

American Muslims of the Shia Tradition - 1st Statement

Senator Jim Talent

Suleyman [Stephen] Schwartz

Senator Norm Coleman

Senator George Allen (Rep. of Virginia)

Muslims' Letter of Endorsement

American Mideast Associations endorsement

Academics' Letter of Endorsement

Anti-Defamation League

Zionist Organizaion of America

Submission.org, The restoration of Islam

American Jewish Committee

Media Analysis

CAMERA's analysis of the the following pieces:

  • San Francisco Chronicle's May 11 op-ed, "Pipes nomination a slap in the face for Islam," by Halal Omeira and Arsalan Iftikhar of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR).
  • CAMERA's analysis of the Chicago Tribune's April 30 editorial, "A combative pick."

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