Islamism

Of course spooks snoop. More power to them

9 June 2013 9:28

Can I just share with you my satisfaction that the CIA has access to my emails and all the social…

Countering Terrorism in Britain and France, by Frank Foley – review

4 June 2013 9:18

Have you ever wondered why we’re stuck with the radical cleric Abu Qatada? It’s a question the last four Home…

To end “Islamophobia”, we must tackle Islamism

31 May 2013 15:10

I thought readers might be interested in this piece from me in the new issue of Standpoint which is just…

William Hague led this afternoon's Commons debate on Europe. Picture: Getty

Does William Hague know what he is doing with Syria?

31 May 2013 11:16

A week or so after the murder of a British soldier by two psychopathic savages in Woolwich, the Foreign Secretary…

A guide to understanding Islamist terror in the UK and US

30 May 2013 19:00

Readers may like to know that I have a cover piece in this week’s magazine titled ‘The Enemy Within’.  It…

What enemy within? Britain is not losing the battle against Jihadism.

30 May 2013 17:53

To read Douglas Murray’s cover story from this week’s edition of the magazine (subscribe!) you might think the British government…

It seems likely that many Muslim organisations — university Islamic societies, for example — are subverted by jihadists. Picture: Getty

MI5 is wrong: subversion is still a threat

30 May 2013 15:47

The website of the Security Service (MI5) says that since the end of the Cold War, the threat of subversion…

Nothing to do with Islam?

23 May 2013 15:53

Immediately after the 7/7 bombings the then police-chief Brian Paddick told a press conference: ‘Islam and terrorism do not go…

You’re going to lose. It is only you against many.

23 May 2013 13:15

If, in the aftermath of an act of would-be terror, the people refuse to be terrorised does it still remain…

Writers in a state of fear

21 May 2013 11:51

A State of Fear, Joseph Clyde’s new thriller*, stands out for many reasons. Thrillers only work if they are thrilling,…

Why has Abdul Hakim Murad not been sacked by Cambridge University?

3 May 2013 16:25

Abdul Hakim Murad is the Islamic name of a convert to Islam called Tim Winters.  He is a lecturer and…

Islamophobia is a government priority. What about Islamism?

25 April 2013 18:30

According to one of his family members Tamerlan Tsarnaev was, among other things, ‘angry that the world pictures Islam as…

A makeshift memorial for the victims of the Boston marathon bombing. Picture: Getty

America, like Europe, is dishonest about Islamic extremism

24 April 2013 9:18

I have been in the US over recent weeks, during the period of the Boston bombings and the hunt for…

Syrian rebels pledge allegiance to al-Qaeda, but promise to behave

11 April 2013 8:49

This, from the BBC – just in case any further evidence were needed. ‘The leader of the al-Nusra Front, a…

Bassem Youssef’s arrest is just one example of the attack on free speech in Egypt

4 April 2013 14:34

Bassem Youssef is better known as ‘Egypt’s John Stewart’. He is a 39 year old cardiologist who made his name…

What if the terrorists were Jews?

22 February 2013 15:00

‘Would you say the same thing about Jews? Gays? Or any other minority?’ This is one of the witless questions…

A model of diversity

19 February 2013 19:25

There’s nothing quite like diversity. Take Manchester. It has a large Muslim population and a lot of gays. What could…

An interview with Lars Hedegaard

14 February 2013 11:24

A couple of days ago I managed to interview Lars Hedegaard – the Danish journalist currently at an undisclosed location…

Lone voices against Terror

13 February 2013 20:19

I went to the Toynbee Hall, the meeting place for the radical East End, this week to listen to a…

The cowardly and hypocritical media abandons Lars Hedegaard

8 February 2013 16:01

It is now three days since a European journalist was visited at his door by an assassin. For three days…