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Peter Oborne is associate editor of The Spectator and chief political commentator at The Daily Telegraph.

Hani Mujahid (Picture: Al Jazeera)

Did Yemen’s intelligence service collude with Al Qaeda?

4 June 2015 17:53

Al Qaeda terrorists have never had good press. For sound reasons they are always represented as evil, nihilistic, faceless murderers. There are certain interesting signs this is starting to change.… Continue reading

Charles Kennedy, photographed in 2004 during his time as leader of the Liberal Democrats. Photo: Getty.

Fighting talk from a dove — Peter Oborne interviews Charles Kennedy

2 June 2015 10:40

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy has died at the age of 55. He was the party’s most successful leader in 80 years, winning 62 seats in… Continue reading

Australia v England - Fourth Test: Day 2

The unbearable ingratitude of Kevin Pietersen

8 October 2014 13:32

Seven years ago Kevin Pietersen produced his first attempt at autobiography, Crossing the Boundary: The Early Years in My Cricketing Life. Atrociously written, it demonstrated no awareness of the world… Continue reading

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No, Iran does not posses nuclear weapons

1 May 2013 16:23

In the course of a long career as a polemical journalist I have got thoroughly used to being insulted, libelled and attacked in a multitude of different ways. It comes… Continue reading

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The Boston bombings should make ‘Real IRA’ supporters in the US stop and think

25 April 2013 12:25

One of the first world statesmen to send a message of sympathy to Boston after last week’s outrage was Gerry Adams, president of Sinn Fein. ‘Just watching news of the… Continue reading


In this week’s Spectator: The great euro swindle

22 September 2011 12:08

Very rarely in political history has any faction or movement enjoyed such a complete and crushing victory as the Conservative Eurosceptics. The field is theirs. They were not merely right… Continue reading