Douglas Murray

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


Is there any way to stop the infantilisation of Britain

Is there any way to stop the infantilisation of Britain?


At home with the Stalins

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


Apostle of doubt

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


After spring, winter

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

Skeletons in the closet

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

Gay rites

Why conservatives should welcome gay marriage

Chance of a lifetime

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

Breivik and the right

Must all conservatives answer for the actions of a psychopath?


Douglas Murray opens his Diary


The beautiful and the damned

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


Jihad against justice

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

Costs in space

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


Blackballed by Cameron

How I became a Tory pariah


Why can’t anyone take a joke any more?

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

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’

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

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’

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

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

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

Plain speaking from the former US Republican majority leader


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

The West should be proud of its ethical achievements


I am registered as a voter in Ealing-Southall and have a problem...

Neither short nor sharp nor shocking

To be fair to him, George C. Schoolfield, of Yale University, does admit in his opening sentence that ‘movement’ may…