Terrorism

How the police should deal with far-right terrorism

16 March 2019 18:05

As New Zealand comes to terms with the most deadly terrorist attack ever carried out on its soil, leaders from…

My grief for the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

15 March 2019 10:24

‘We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return’. Muslims around the world, including me, are now reciting the…

Bangladesh doesn’t want Shamima Begum. Here’s why it might have to take her

22 February 2019 16:48

Whatever the arguments over the Government’s decision to revoke Isis bride Shamima Begum’s British citizenship, the teenager’s future now depends…

Isis’s collapse has sparked a new rift between Trump and Europe

21 February 2019 16:22

The days of black-clad militants rampaging through cities, parading captives as war trophies and doing wheelies in U.S.-made Humvees are…

The shame of those siding with Shamima Begum

20 February 2019 13:58

At last, having kept pretty shtum about it for the past few years, the virtue-signalling set has mustered up some…

Sajid Javid is wrong to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship

19 February 2019 21:47

Sajid Javid’s decision to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship leaves me deeply uneasy. I can understand why a…

Isis bride Shamima Begum should be allowed home

14 February 2019 13:32

So, what do you reckon then about the jihadi bride, Shamima Begum, unearthed by the Times’ Anthony Loyd in a…

Forget the ‘Beatles’: here’s what happens to most British jihadi suspects

23 July 2018 12:18

What happens to Brits who’ve returned from fighting for Islamic State in Syria and Iraq? Most would expect that they’d…

Sajid Javid can combat the extremists’ narrative

2 June 2018 10:32

The government will launch its new counter-terrorism strategy next week, I write in The Sun today. It’ll also introduce a…

Hope vs hate: is grief manipulated for political purposes?

23 May 2018 15:38

On the anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing all the talk has been of hugs and hearts; of healing and…

How London’s gangs could spawn tomorrow’s jihadis

11 May 2018 9:38

What will happen when the teenagers stabbing each other on the streets of London grow up? Some will go straight,…

Macron’s biggest test is tackling France’s jihadi threat

11 April 2018 10:32

The trial began this week in Paris of three young men accused of plotting to attack Fort Béar, a military…

Islamist terror returns to France

23 March 2018 14:07

Islamist terror returned to France this morning with at least three people reportedly killed when a Moroccan man, reportedly claiming…

Britain must learn from France’s approach to jihadis

14 February 2018 8:02

Gavin Williamson, Britain’s defence secretary, and Florence Parly, minister of the French armed forces, share the same opinion, that it…

The dilemma of dealing with the kids of the Caliphate

5 February 2018 14:24

They range in age from toddlers to teenagers and all will inevitably have been traumatised by what they have experienced.…

Christmas markets without armed police are now a thing of the past

7 December 2017 9:12

I love the Christmas season, so friendly and wholesome and filled with evocative memories – but don’t the machine guns…

Could the Manchester Arena bombing have been stopped?

5 December 2017 17:03

Today’s report into the Manchester and London terror attacks makes for devastating reading, spelling out as it does the horrors…

Better a dead fanatic in Syria than a live one in Britain

24 October 2017 12:47

Let us give thanks for the straight-talking Rory Stewart. After last week’s alarming comments from Max Hill, a QC who…

Do we really want restriction on German immigration?

7 September 2017 13:32

At my nearest library recently there was an art exhibition featuring the works of local school children on the subject…

Catalonia’s fight for independence is turning nasty

22 August 2017 12:00

As if the issue of Catalonian secession wasn’t fraught enough, some of its most committed advocates are now arguing that the…

Combating 21st-century terror: what Europe can learn from Israel

20 August 2017 20:49

Spain, Finland, Russia: in the space of a few days, Europe is reminded, yet again, that terrorism – like the…

Spain terror attacks: what we know so far

18 August 2017 6:10

14 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians on Las Ramblas in…

Hepworth Wakefield’s latest show is grossly irresponsible – the museum doesn’t deserve any sort of prize

4 July 2017 12:39

Last week the exhibition Painting India by the late Howard Hodgkin opened at the Hepworth Wakefield. Hodgkin started collecting Indian…

Islamists have failed to divide France. Will they succeed in Britain?

21 June 2017 13:15

Islamic State will be delighted by what happened outside Finsbury Park mosque in the early hours of Monday morning. In…

Finsbury Park attack: We need a consistent response to terror

19 June 2017 12:42

So it seems that it has happened again. A third terrorist attack in as many months on London’s streets. Once…