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.


Dictating terms

25 August 2012 6:00 am

What has this era of ‘international justice’ done to deter genocide?

TS Eliot

Have it by heart

18 August 2012 6:00 am

Learning poetry by rote is its own reward


Is there any way to stop the infantilisation of Britain

21 July 2012 6:00 am

Is there any way to stop the infantilisation of Britain?


At home with the Stalins

30 June 2012 6:00 am

The tyrant’s birthplace remains a museum – what kind of museum is no longer certain


Apostle of doubt

24 March 2012 4:00 pm

Richard Holloway, the controversial former Bishop of Edinburgh, on faith, hope and Rowan Williams


After spring, winter

26 November 2011 2:00 pm

The democratic dream is dying in the Middle East. And Britain is in part to blame

Skeletons in the closet

22 October 2011 5:00 pm

Britain must publish the truth about Irish presidential candidate Martin McGuinness – before it’s too late

Gay rites

1 October 2011 12:00 am

Why conservatives should welcome gay marriage

Chance of a lifetime

2 September 2011 11:00 am

Douglas Murray on how a sixth-form scholarship to Eton transformed his prospects

Breivik and the right

30 July 2011 12:00 am

Must all conservatives answer for the actions of a psychopath?


16 April 2011 12:00 am

Douglas Murray opens his Diary


The beautiful and the damned

26 February 2011 12:00 am

What makes this great city so thrilling, says Douglas Murray, also makes it heartstoppingly fragile


Jihad against justice

8 January 2011 12:00 am

The control orders fiasco shows that our political class still isn’t serious about security

Costs in space

13 November 2010 12:00 am

When the European Union plans a satellite launch, the bill it sends Britain is out of this world


Blackballed by Cameron

9 October 2010 12:00 am

How I became a Tory pariah


Why can’t anyone take a joke any more?

14 August 2010 12:00 am

Douglas Murray was reported to the police for repeating a harmless Irish gag. We must recover our sense of humour, he says, if our society is to survive

We’ll never know the truth of Bloody Sunday

9 June 2010 12:00 am

When the £200 million Saville inquiry is published next week, it will not reveal what happened in Londonderry 38 years ago — and it never could have, says Douglas Murray

‘A liberal mugged by reality’

23 September 2009 12:00 am

Douglas Murray celebrates the life of Irving Kristol, one of the most influential conservative thinkers of the postwar era, who died last week

Studying Islam has made me an atheist

29 December 2008 12:00 am

Douglas Murray says that he stopped being an Anglican after analysing Muslim texts and deciding that no book — of any religion — could claim infallibility

America is still the nation whose eyes say ‘yes’

13 August 2008 12:00 am

Douglas Murray tours a country despondent about its presidential race and increasingly uncertain about Barack Obama. Yet the world still needs America’s strengths

A film-maker who lives in the shadow of a fatwa

12 March 2008 12:00 am

Geert Wilders, the controversial Dutch politician, says that the Koran should be banned but his film attacking it must be seen. He makes his case to Douglas Murray

A scholar who dares to look terror in the face

20 February 2008 12:00 am

Douglas Murray talks to the historian Michael Burleigh about his new book on the culture of terrorism and the West’s craven reluctance to confront the nature of the threat

A thoughtful man at the eye of the storm

7 November 2007 6:06 pm

Plain speaking from the former US Republican majority leader


I am not afraid to say the West’s values are better

3 October 2007 11:02 am

The West should be proud of its ethical achievements


25 July 2007 4:11 pm

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