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February 25, 2021

Getting Bashar al-Assad Very Wrong

Daniel Pipes

Even in a scholarly discipline regularly upbraided for its ineptitude, Professor of Middle East History at Trinity University in San Antonio David W. Lesch stands out. Among the most rhapsod......

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September 30, 2020

How Fares Western Civ?

Daniel Pipes

Rodney Stark’s remarkable 2014 study, How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity (2014), can help restore an appreciation for the achievements of Western civilization, and......

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May 11, 2021

🔒Anticipating Academia’s Decline Already in 1971

Daniel Pipes

Pipes nominates Nathan Marsh Pusey, president of Harvard 1953-71, as the person who first foresaw and explained the modern American university’s disastrous decline.

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