Islamist Power Play

(Washington Times) - Frank J. Gaffney, Jr. President Bush recently nominated a distinguished scholar, Daniel Pipes, to serve on the board of the U.S. Institute of Peace. Mr. Pipes has devoted much of his career to highlighting the danger posed to the U.S. and to non-Islamist Muslims by the radicals who seek to hijack and dominate the Islamic faith. The effort by pro-Islamist groups to smear Daniel Pipes and to derail his nomination can no longer escape critical public examination. The Pipes appointment sends a powerful message to Muslims and non-Muslims alike, that this administration will resist those who seek to pervert and dominate the Islamic faith toward radical, intolerant, and anti-American ends.

2003-04-24 00:00:00

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