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.

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Donald Trump won't be as bad as you think

12 November 2016 9:00 am

For 18 months, Donald Trump was amazingly useful to British politicians. Whatever their party, he provided them with the most…

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‘Donald’s always been the outgoing one’: meeting the Trump parents

29 October 2016 9:00 am

I have never met Donald Trump, but I knew his parents. A fact that makes me feel about 100 years…

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Lights, camera, politics: the triumph of showbiz over argument

15 October 2016 9:00 am

How statecraft became a branch of reality television

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When will our politicians accept the reality of Islamic terrorism?

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Our politicians still cannot accept the reality of Islamic terrorism

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Who let A.S. Byatt publish Peacock and Vine?

9 July 2016 9:00 am

There is a moment at the start of most authors’ careers when it is hard to get anything published, and…

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How Recep Erdogan became the most powerful man in Europe

7 May 2016 9:00 am

President Erdogan has the EU’s leaders exactly where he wants them

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Send us your entries for our ‘President Erdogan Insulting Poetry Competition’

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Pen a foul verse in honour of the Turkish leader and be in the running for a £1,000 poetry prize!

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The EU is on a suicide mission. Do we want to be a part of it?

12 March 2016 9:00 am

It’s bad enough here, but Europe’s migrant folly is suicidal

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Did my taunt push the new ‘Jihadi John’ to join Isis?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Did my taunt drive Abu Rumaysah to become the new ‘Jihadi John’?

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Conservative youth politics is noxious, but pitiful

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Why are so many Conservative activists so noxious?

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France’s civil war — and the struggle facing Europe

21 November 2015 9:00 am

...and the struggle facing Europe

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Rex Whistler: ‘a desolate sense of loneliness amidst so much fun’

14 November 2015 9:00 am

When Hugh and Mirabel Cecil’s book In Search of Rex Whistler was published in 2012, the late Brian Sewell reviewed…

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Euroscepticism is growing all over Europe

3 October 2015 9:00 am

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

In the lions’ den

26 September 2015 9:00 am

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

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

29 August 2015 9:00 am

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

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

1 August 2015 9:00 am

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

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The first things you should do in Florence

25 July 2015 9:00 am

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

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Treat the NHS as a religion, and you give it the right to run your life

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Don’t drink, don’t smoke, keep fit, die young

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Smash Isis now – or we’ll all pay later

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Assassinate its leadership, destroy its sense of destiny

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How Lampedusa copes when the migrant ships come in

2 May 2015 9:00 am

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

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

25 April 2015 9:00 am

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

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

4 April 2015 9:00 am

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

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

21 February 2015 9:00 am

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

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'Religion of peace' is not a harmless platitude

17 January 2015 9:00 am

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

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Why are we abandoning the Middle East's Christians to Isis?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Why are we abandoning Christians to Isis?