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

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Blackballed by Cameron

9 October 2010

David Cameron’s Conservative party has several uniquely destructive traits. But perhaps foremost is that it believes the lies of its enemies. And even when it doesn’t, it panders to them.… Read more

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Why can’t anyone take a joke any more?

14 August 2010

Most people reading this will at some point have had the misfortune to meet one of those piggy-faced people who at a certain point in the conversation says, ‘Excuse me,… Read more

We’ll never know the truth of Bloody Sunday

9 June 2010

On 30 January 1972, a 41-year- old man named Barney McGuigan stepped out from behind a block of flats in Londonderry. Some witnesses saw a white handkerchief in his hand,… Read more

‘A liberal mugged by reality’

23 September 2009

Irving Kristol didn’t coin the term ‘neoconservative’ but he was the first person to run with it. Although it was originally intended as an insult towards those alleged to have… Read more

Studying Islam has made me an atheist

29 December 2008

Douglas Murray says that he stopped being an Anglican after analysing Muslim texts and deciding that no book — of any religion — could claim infallibility Just over a year… Read more

America is still the nation whose eyes say ‘yes’

13 August 2008

Douglas Murray tours a country despondent about its presidential race and increasingly uncertain about Barack Obama. Yet the world still needs America’s strengths In front of me at the University… Read more

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

12 March 2008

Debate about Geert Wilders and his anti-Koran film Fitna is everywhere in Holland. Newspapers, television shows and private conversations are awash with apprehension. Since the murders of Pim Fortuyn and… Read more

A scholar who dares to look terror in the face

20 February 2008

Michael Burleigh is riding a career high. The author of the 2000 bestseller The Third Reich: A New History has just published the last of a gargantuan trilogy of books… Read more

A thoughtful man at the eye of the storm

7 November 2007

Tom DeLay has a slightly deflated air about him in the London club in which we meet. It might be the financial accusations and personal attacks made on him for… Read more

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

3 October 2007

Before sidling off into history last month, the Commission for Racial Equality published a final report. Decades of multiculturalism, it revealed, had left Britain a fractured and unequal nation at… Read more

Douglas Murray

25 July 2007

I am registered as a voter in Ealing-Southall and have a problem. Though a member of the party, I could not vote Conservative. The candidate put up by ‘David Cameron’s… Read more

Neither short nor sharp nor shocking

20 March 2004
A Baedeker of Decadence: Charting a Literary Fashion, 1884-1927 George C. Schoolfield

Yale, pp.415, 30

To be fair to him, George C. Schoolfield, of Yale University, does admit in his opening sentence that ‘movement’ may be too strong a word to describe the collection of… Read more