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Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From
In this brilliant and provocative work, Daniel Pipes offers a fascinating analysis of conspiracy theories in the West and the terrible impact they have had. He shows how, beginning with the Crusades,Expand
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Greater Syria: The History of an Ambition
While for many years scholars and journalists have focused on the more obvious manifestations of political life in the Middle East, one major theme has been consistently neglected. This is Pan-SyrianExpand
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In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power.
The attention of Americans suddenly focused on Islam and Muslims in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, and to many in the United States this felt unprecedented. But Islam and Muslims had dominatedExpand
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The Alawi capture of power in Syria
For many centuries, the Alawis were the weakest, poorest, most rural, most despised and most backward people of Syria. In recent years, however, they have transformed themselves into the ruling eliteExpand
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In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power.
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Mawlas: Freed slaves and converts in early Islam
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The Real Problem
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The Rushdie Affair: The Novel, the Ayatollah, and the West
The publication in 1988 of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses triggereda furor that pitted much of the Islamic world against the West over issues ofblasphemy and freedom of expression. TheExpand
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