Islamism

An assassination attempt on Lars Hedegaard

5 February 2013 18:27

It has just been announced that my friend Lars Hedegaard, a Danish journalist and frequent critic of Islamic fundamentalism, has…

Bus bomb: It Was Hezbollah

5 February 2013 17:48

The report of the Bulgarian authorities into the bus-bombing which killed a local bus driver and five Israeli tourists in…

Breakfast with the Supreme Leader

5 February 2013 8:13

I have a piece in the Wall Street Journal (Europe) this morning: ‘Take Iran At Its Word’ can be found…

No-go Britain

31 January 2013 11:47

In 2008 one of Britain’s best and most courageous men, Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, said that there were parts of Britain…

When will the government confront the EU?

4 January 2013 17:33

Here is a story that should have got far more attention. A story that perfectly epitomises the corruption and anti-democratic…

Christians persecuted this Christmas

2 January 2013 13:44

I hope all readers had a happy and peaceful Christmas. As this is the first day back at the office…

Arab Winter update

14 December 2012 9:54

Rachid al-Ghannouchi is a great British success story. This Muslim Brotherhood leader sought asylum in Britain in 1989 and stayed…

Israel under Islamist siege

23 November 2012 13:27

I have a piece in the Wall Street Journal (Europe) today on the pyrrhic ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Also…

Israel's Tragedy: Even If She Wins She Loses - Spectator Blogs

21 November 2012 17:10

Next time someone bores on about the so-called decline of the British literary novel you might consider pointing out to…

Some questions for the apologists of Hamas

17 November 2012 0:47

The latest offensive between Israel and Hamas may only just have begun. But already a set of the usual lies…

Abu Qatada walks free at our expense

13 November 2012 12:14

Just last month I wrote about the inverted priorities of our judiciary and police who busy themselves with the arrest…

Abu Qatada’s victory proves how low we have been laid

13 November 2012 6:35

For years a collection of politicians and commentators said that the ECHR and ECtHR would have no impact on British…

Abu Qatada and the problem of freedom-stomping friends - Spectator Blogs

12 November 2012 16:13

And so, once again, the judges are in the dock for insisting that due process be followed even when, as…

A protest beyond parody

15 October 2012 15:15

Yesterday 10,000 Muslims travelled from across Britain to the London offices of Google to demonstrate that they do not understand…

‘Arab Spring’ is a misnomer

12 October 2012 16:58

What do you do when confronted with a prejudice so strong it takes your breath away? In my case, I…

Britain’s illiberal state

12 October 2012 13:58

It can seem surreal, almost otherworldly, to read about our judiciary these days. Just a few days ago my colleague…

As the West titters, Islamists are bedding in

11 October 2012 19:00

I am starting to believe that this country is no longer interested in news, only gossip. Sometimes the gossip is…

Better elected Islamists than dictators?

8 October 2012 15:46

If readers have a couple of hours to spare can I recommend watching a debate which took place in America…

Geopolitics in the 21st Century

3 October 2012 9:56

Some dog-munching old thug from Pyongyang has been addressing the United Nations, warning that his country is the ‘world’s hotspot’…

Party conferences: a vapid kind of hell

1 October 2012 17:37

As I may have intimated last week, political conference season is a particular kind of hell. Most of us just…