Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray is Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society and an author, most recently of Islamophilia.

EU and UK

Euroscepticism is growing all over Europe

Europhiles have warned us for years of the dangers of Britain leaving the EU. But all the while a different…

In the lions’ den

Every conservative hack has a horror story about appearing on television. This issue: Douglas Murray


A licence to kill - the slippery slope of 'assisted dying'

If you don’t think legalising ‘assisted dying’ is a slippery slope, you haven’t been paying attention

Paul Mason, Economics Editor of the BBC'

Paul Mason's Postcapitalism is proof that the left is out of ideas

The left is always eager to be told that capitalism’s final crisis is upon us – and it is always disappointed

Please don’t faint: Florence at sunset

The first things you should do in Florence

The British have always been in love with Florence. First visits cannot disappoint. One friend recalls being herded around as…


Smash Isis now – or we’ll all pay later

Assassinate its leadership, destroy its sense of destiny

A migrant woman waits in Lampedusa to board a ship bound for Sicily, April 23 2015. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

How Lampedusa copes when the migrant ships come in

Encounters with those who have risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean

Patrick Fitzgerald (Photo: Getty)

Judith Miller, Scooter Libby, and the trouble with special prosecutors

Scooter Libby’s conviction looks ever shakier – and a sign of the deep problem with America’s special prosecutors


'The truth is hard': an interview with Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton on why we’re losing the battle for western civilisation


A survivor of the Copenhagen attack speaks: ‘If we should stop drawing cartoons, should we also stop having synagogues?’

An interview with Helle Brix, who was at the meeting in Copenhagen on Saturday when the shooting happened

An activist of Pakistani Islamic party J

'Religion of peace' is not a harmless platitude

Despite what our leaders tell us, Islamic extremism is all about Islam

Survey Indicates Scotland Have Different Views On Migration From Rest Of UK

To make asylum work, we’ll have to talk frankly

It is the easiest thing in the world to say who should come to Britain and why. But if there…

Pope Benedict XVI (L), meets Britain's C

Jonathan Sacks on religion, politics and the civil war that Islam needs

Former chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks on the return of religion to public life and the civil war that Islam needs

The spokesman of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam, "Abu Ubaida," in

No, I haven’t seen that beheading video. And it’s not right to share it

It’s time to stand up against the self-righteous sharing of videos of beheading and other gruesome violence


A world crisis with no world leader

No one wants to pay the price of speaking for the free world

Theresa May Speech On Organised Crime

Now that we can't even trust the church, who can we trust?

One by one our great institutions have tumbled


Masters at work

Far from being an outmoded idea, apprenticeships are a proven way of making our young people worth employing


Save our children from the Islamists

When will we stop the Islamists trying to control the minds of a generation of pupils?


Ukip aren’t going away – and David Cameron has no idea what to do

Cameron must move from badmouthing Ukip to addressing the fears of its voters


Would human life be sacred in an atheist world?

Can human life be sacred in a post-Christian world?


We've got gay rights, now let's have gay responsibility

Why should our marriages demand less than straight ones?