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

1 November 2014 9:00 am

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


Clive James on his late flowering: ‘I am in the slightly embarrassing position where I write poems saying I’m about to die and then don’t’

4 October 2014 9:00 am

Clive James on poetry, civilisation and the critical benefits of facing leukaemia


Our boys in the Islamic state: Britain's export jihad

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Why we lead the West in exporting jihad

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

16 August 2014 9:00 am

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

9 August 2014 9:00 am

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?

12 July 2014 9:00 am

One by one our great institutions have tumbled


Masters at work

21 June 2014 4:00 am

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


Save our children from the Islamists

14 June 2014 8:00 am

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

31 May 2014 9:00 am

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


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