Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray is Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society and an author, most recently of Bloody Sunday: Truth, lies and the Saville Inquiry.


Would human life be sacred in an atheist world?

19 April 2014 9:00 am

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


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

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Why should our marriages demand less than straight ones?


The Edward Snowden scandal viewed from planet Guardian

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Last summer a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor called Edward Snowden leaked a vast trove of secret information on the…

Man between vice and virtue in St Augustine’s City of God. French incunabulum from Abbeville, 1486-87

Christianity is the foundation of our freedoms

22 February 2014 9:00 am

If there is one underlying source from which all our other societal problems stem, it is surely this: we no…


Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the Middle East's 30 year war

25 January 2014 9:00 am

Sunni vs Shia, Saudi Arabia vs Iran. A new great war has begun

A city of character: Amsterdam


18 January 2014 9:00 am

‘What are people in your country saying about Holland these days?’ one Dutch friend recently asked me. I hadn’t the…

Fanny and Johnnie Cradock contemplate their collection of miniatures, 1956

Cocktails: Cupboard love

7 December 2013 9:00 am

Douglas Murray tells you how to organise your drinks cabinet for a happier life

Loading Stolen Art

How masterpieces survive when the bombs start to fall

30 November 2013 10:41 am

History often remembers the artefacts, rather than the people, destroyed by war


Tommy Robinson: Double standards, not fear of diversity, provoked the EDL

19 October 2013 9:00 am

An encounter with Tommy Robinson, former leader of the English Defence League

Michael Caine

Spies spy – get over it

12 October 2013 9:00 am

Our intelligence agencies have an important job to do


Richard Dawkins interview: 'I have a certain love for the Anglican tradition'

14 September 2013 9:00 am

Richard Dawkins shows off his human side


David Cameron’s wars: How the PM learned to love precision bombing

31 August 2013 9:00 am

Supporters of intervention in Syria will be the first to desert Cameron when the going gets tough

World War I. Belligerent children feeling hopeful.

Who cares if Wagner’s 200? The plague of the anniversary

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Centenaries now seem to be the only reason that publishers and concert planners do anything at all

Douglas Murray’s diary: My gay wedding dance-off with Julie Burchill

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The pilot refuses to get going until everyone is seated and quiet. When we take off there are raucous cheers.…


Chen Guangcheng – the brave Chinese activist who David Cameron refused to meet

8 June 2013 9:00 am

Chen Guangcheng on his fight against the one-child policy


After Woolwich, what will change?

1 June 2013 9:00 am

Theresa May knows what it is necessary to do to fight Islamism – but her hands are tied

Miniature of Edmund Burke in middle age (English School)

"The right hero" - Douglas Murray reviews Jesse Norman's Burke biography.

18 May 2013 9:00 am

The life, style and philosophy of the neglected founder of conservatism


The not-so-great Gatsby

11 May 2013 9:00 am

The cult around Fitzgerald’s most overrated work feeds the illusions of upper-crust Americans


If there was ever a time to intervene in Syria, it has passed

4 May 2013 9:00 am

A western intervention might never have worked. But it certainly won’t now


Lars Hedegaard interview: ‘I may be killed if I write this’

16 February 2013 9:00 am

Lars Hedegaard, founder of Denmark’s Free Press Society, speaks from a secret location after an attempt on his life


Atheists vs Dawkins

9 February 2013 9:00 am

My fellow atheists, it’s time we admitted that religion has some points in its favour


Israel under siege

24 November 2012 9:00 am

The Jewish state faces an ever-increasing threat from Islamist neighbours

Alan Bennett

Beyond a joke

10 November 2012 9:00 am

The decline of Alan Bennett

President Barack Obama walks past Marine

Even if he wins, Obama will be diminished

20 October 2012 9:00 am

If a US presidential election has the potential to wear down foreign observers, let alone the American public, imagine what…


Free speech betrayed

22 September 2012 9:00 am

Since when was Hillary Clinton a film critic?