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Mosul Dam director refutes claim of ISIS seizure

Mosul Dam director refutes claim of ISIS seizure

BAGHDAD, Aug. 5 (UPI) --Abdul Khaliq al-Dabbagh, director of the Mosul Dam, refuted reports Monday that the dam had been seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
JC Finley
ISIS seizes largest dam in Iraq

ISIS seizes largest dam in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants claimed control of the Mosul Dam on Sunday, after a 24-hour battle with the Kurdish Peshmerga.
JC Finley

Analysis: Iran runs risk in missile tests

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- Iran's bold move in test-firing nine missiles Wednesday could be desperation or bravado, but it is hard to avoid the conclusion that powerful figures in Tehran are spoiling for a radical confrontation with the United States.
MARTIN SIEFF

Commentary: Al-Qaida on the run?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Osama Bin Laden “is a man on the run, from a cave, who’s virtually impotent other than the tapes” he releases from time to time. That was the mid-September assessment of Frances Fragos Townsend, top adviser to President Bush on homeland security, terrorism and counter-terrorism. A former assistant commandant of the Coast Guard for intelligence, Townsend was also a counsel to the attorney general for intelligence policy. The best and the brightest in the Bush White House, she served as deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism before her elevation to czar (or czarina) for transnational terrorism.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Muslim critic settles defamation suit

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- An Oregon educator has settled a lawsuit against a prominent U.S. critic of Islam who labeled him an anti-Semite and an extremist in a newspaper column.

Analysis: Daniel Pipes and his opponents

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Senators opposing President Bush's nomination of Daniel Pipes' nomination to the U.S. Institute of Peace have cited a quote that, taken out of context, does not
LOU MARANO

UPI's Capital Comment for April 24, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press

Think tank in the spotlight after flare-up

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- The normally low-profile and somewhat staid United States Institute of Peace, a federally funded think tank, was thrust into the public spotlight recently when the White House came under fire from a Muslim advocacy group for nominating a controversial and
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

Feature: Few atheists in U.S. foxholes

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- The old saying "There are no atheists in foxholes" turns out to be virtually correct, at least for the U.S. armed forces. About 0.1 percent of all American mili
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

UPI's Capital Comment for April 7, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.

UPI's Capital Comment for April 2, 2003

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UPI's Capital Comment for February 6, 2003

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UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 4, 2003

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I

Election 2002: The demographic trends

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Analysts say scrutinize Muslim immigration

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The United States government must place greater scrutiny on Muslim immigration from the Middle East as well as on the healthy integration of Islamic culture into American society to help protect against radical terrorism, policy analysts said at a recent
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent
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Daniel Pipes (born September 9, 1949) is an American academic, author, writer, and political commentator who focuses on the Middle East and Islam.

Pipes has taught at Harvard, University of Chicago, and Pepperdine University, served as a member of the board of the U.S. Institute of Peace, and is the founder and director of the Middle East Forum, a think tank, as well as the founder of Campus Watch, an organization which critiques those who it characterises as sources of "poor scholarship" concerning the Middle East.

Pipes has written or co-written 18 books. He has had his work published by many newspapers across North America, including the Washington Post, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. Pipes is frequently invited to discuss the Middle East on American network television, as well as by universities and think tanks, has appeared on the BBC and Al Jazeera, and has lectured in 25 countries. He has served as an advisor to Rudolph Giuliani's 2008 presidential campaign.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Daniel Pipes."
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