Paris attacks

Western liberals who banned Eagles of Death Metal are doing Isis’s dirty work

23 May 2016 13:45

If you want to know how lost Europe is, how thoroughly it has abandoned freedom of speech, get this: two…

Despite terror and tragedy, the world remains a miraculous place

2 January 2016 12:30

I was on Kangaroo Island, in the great Australian Southern Ocean, when I heard about the terrorist attack on Paris.…

Will politicians finally admit that the Paris attacks had something to do with Islam?

31 December 2015 8:50

Written after the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January and revised after the Paris attacks in November, Douglas Murray’s piece on…

How Marine Le Pen is winning over the Muslim vote

10 December 2015 16:52

‘Shock’ was the one-word headline on the front of Monday’s Le Figaro. France was bracing itself for a swing to…

Forget Syria: a weak Greece endangers us all

3 December 2015 17:32

There is nothing waiting for people who leave school in Greece today. It does not matter how much young Greeks…

There’s nothing cowardly about the French

27 November 2015 16:43

Several years ago I visited the village of Couillery in Lower Normandy to interview Juliette Girard for a book I…

How can we defend our liberal heritage by abandoning its values?

24 November 2015 16:04

Yusuf, when I last saw him, was still smiling, a middle-aged man with the greying pony-tail of a rock roadie.…

Britain should be proud of its role in spreading universal morality

23 November 2015 16:29

I promised to provide, in this space, a forum for thinking about ‘what we believe’. We the West. There are…

Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity plummets after Paris attacks

21 November 2015 19:30

Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the Paris terrorist attacks has been heavily criticised by the media and it appears the public…

Is it really ‘grossly irresponsible’ to be critical of Islam?

21 November 2015 9:00

Hours before the Paris atrocities, Al Arabiya news reported a speech by David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism…

Did the BBC really need to deploy Huw Edwards to Paris?

20 November 2015 9:00

On Saturday morning, I watched BBC rolling news about the Paris atrocities. Then I spent the day hunting and switched…

Watch: Andrew Neil takes on ‘loser jihadists’

20 November 2015 8:47

After the Paris terrorist attacks over the weekend which left at least 132 dead, there has been much discussion about…

Has ‘Islam’s reformation’ really begun?

19 November 2015 16:02

Usama Hasan, an imam attached to the Quilliam Foundation, argues in the Times that Islam is steadily adapting to modernity.…

Paris terrorism photos not en Vogue, says magazine’s picture editor

19 November 2015 15:45

In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, many have been left asking why they happened and what can be…

Western liberalism is no match for the Islamic Game of Thrones

19 November 2015 11:05

As a graduate student in the Harvard Government Department in the late 1980s, I became slightly jaded about the number…

Jeremy Corbyn is the political version of a creationist

19 November 2015 10:08

When Jeremy Corbyn says it is better to bring people to trial than to shoot them, he is right. So…

Podcast: the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks

19 November 2015 9:36

Is Jeremy Corbyn a peacenik or is he only interested in badmouthing the West? On this week’s View from 22…

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn’s views on security are only harming Labour

18 November 2015 14:08

One moment from PMQs today will stick in the mind for a long time. After Corbyn had asked his last…

Why I didn’t sing La Marseillaise last night

18 November 2015 12:10

When Patrice Evra and the French national football team lined up at Wembley last night, it was a moment of…

What’s worse: people who add French flags to their Facebook profiles, or those who sneer at them?

18 November 2015 10:41

Robert Frost famously defined poetry as the moment when emotion finds thought, and the thought finds words. But in the…

Politicians are finally starting to admit a link between Islam and the extremists

18 November 2015 10:07

One step forward, one step back. Theresa May says in Parliament that the Paris attacks have ‘nothing to do with…

Public backs David Cameron on Syrian airstrikes, according to new poll

18 November 2015 9:01

The terrorist attacks in Paris appear to have shifted public attitudes on both refugees and airstrikes. According to a new poll from…

The England vs France match was a glorious response to terrorism

17 November 2015 22:08

Ain’t it rum? Last week sport was morally bankrupt, finished, no longer worthy of taking up an intelligent person’s time…

Labour MPs attack Stop The War and Corbyn’s views on terrorism

17 November 2015 16:19

Labour MPs appear to be just as annoyed by Jeremy Corbyn’s links to the Stop The War coalition as they…

David Cameron: Britain needs to take action against Islamic State in Syria

17 November 2015 12:52

Senior politicians have so far been rather cautious in their response to the Paris attacks. But today David Cameron gave…