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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس
Historian, MidEast & Islamism specialist, foreign policy analyst, columnist, president. Thatcher from 1996. Brunei mosque from 2018.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس 18h
For those interested in 's motives, I explain them - how he wanted to discredit the counter-jihad movement - here: If you want to know how the Left falsely turned Breivik into acolyte of the Right, see the statistics here: .
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس 21h
Norway's TV is now running a drama series about 's 2011 murder rampage. Trouble is, it devotes more attention to impugning counter-jihadis, especially , than to Breivik. Note the names in this fictional view of a journalist at the newspaper .
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 19
. gave a rousing (if slightly vulgar) speech in Germany's parliament on the need to support the US & 's protesters vs the "mullah regime." Bravo, ; no one else speaks like this in the . Watch him with English subtitles.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 18
A surprising headline: "Bargain Prices and Great Hotels Lure Israeli Tourists Back to : Despite … tensions, the number has broken the 2008 record." The final paragraph explains the surprise: Oh,the "great majority" are .
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 18
I find talk of different generations tedious. Happily, Barbara Fields of University agrees (as quoted by ): “The habit of generational generalization shares a fallacious premise with astrology [but] without the entertainment value.”
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 18
Fun fact should win the Democratic nomination: In 1979, he sided with Khomeini & the Iranians who seized the US embassy & held American diplomats captive for 444 days. Just wondering how well that will go over in the 2020 general election.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 18
What looks like within the happy precincts of a gated community in , Florida. It's a no-go zone all right, but the opposite of the sort found in Spain, such as 's miserable El Principe. (On which, see the report at .)
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 18
's fine advice for : Respond to the 's obnoxious inquiry into its alleged genocide of Palestinians by showing how the ICC's "deficiencies…grossly exceed its merits." Eg, it spent $1.5bn & has almost no convictions.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 17
Good to see Dalia al-Aqidi () is running as a Republican against Ilhan Omar () for the . Dalia is everything Omar is not: a serious person, an anti-Islamist Muslim, a grateful refugee & a patriotic American. It's a tough climb but she can do it.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 17
US politicians insisted that no troops were wounded in Iran’s Jan. 8 missile attack on Iraq’s al-Asad air base. Now, we learn that 11 suffered concussions. Where are the American demonstrations protesting the lies? I guess Iranians are more moral than we.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 16
. has decided that American democracy is ailing and has come up with the solution. Ta-da. The attached map shows the 127 states it will carve out of Washington, D.C. Yup, 127 tiny but solid Democrat states. Just what Madison & Jefferson intended.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 16
Daniel Greenfield () ridicules 's wildly overpriced & mildly absurd campaign for president at . It's a funny & completely original take that has an aura of prediction about it. Or will billions make up for the awkwardness?
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 16
"Turkey becoming a second Iran" summarizes Israel's military's view. It's also the gist of my Dec '2019 talk at the conference on . The US government needs to see 's Turkey as an enemy, like it does . It's not coming back.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
I watched the movie so you don't have to. Great topic Fine acting Excellent production Lots of Arabic dialogue But the story limps, the actors agonize, and this viewer hardly cared what happened to the characters or even whether Al-Masih really is The Messiah.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
. asks what's the reason for DC's Trump Derangement Syndrome, including impeachment? It's his unprecedented assault on the vast, unelected, un-supervised that Democrats have been building since FDR. Makes sense to me.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
.: Might Tehran again attack Saudi installations or block oil shipment through the Straits of Hormuz? These steps would bring higher prices & 2 advantages: - More money to - Economic troubles for , helping his Democratic opponent
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
The : 2K Turkish-backed Syrian fighters are on their way from 's killing fields to 's. Me: - It's a clever way for to remove a troublesome ally to where it might even do him some good. - It's also pure MidEast amoralism.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
So much for those early reports that the Iranians lobbed some missiles at the US soldiers in Iraq. Some of those soldiers report how they expected to be killed. Me: Had the missiles killed Americans, there could now be a full scale US-Iran war underway.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 15
IDF Military Intelligence: If Tehran moves full speed ahead with enriching uranium, iran could build a nuclear bomb by late 2020. After that, it would need just another year to achieve military nuclear capability. Me: Time to get very serious about this.
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Daniel Pipes  دانيال بايبس Jan 14
Here's my talk to 's conference. In it, I predict: - will run nearly all Europe by 2040 - E Europe will (for the first time) lead W Europe - Civilizationists will lead the continent way back to conservatism
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