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.

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

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

Miniature of Edmund Burke in middle age (English School)

"The right hero" - Douglas Murray reviews Jesse Norman's Burke biography.

18 May 2013 9:00 am

The life, style and philosophy of the neglected founder of conservatism

The not-so-great Gatsby

11 May 2013 9:00 am

The cult around Fitzgerald’s most overrated work feeds the illusions of upper-crust Americans

If there was ever a time to intervene in Syria, it has passed

4 May 2013 9:00 am

A western intervention might never have worked. But it certainly won’t now

Lars Hedegaard interview: ‘I may be killed if I write this’

16 February 2013 9:00 am

Lars Hedegaard, founder of Denmark’s Free Press Society, speaks from a secret location after an attempt on his life

Atheists vs Dawkins

9 February 2013 9:00 am

My fellow atheists, it’s time we admitted that religion has some points in its favour

Israel under siege

24 November 2012 9:00 am

The Jewish state faces an ever-increasing threat from Islamist neighbours

Alan Bennett

Beyond a joke

10 November 2012 9:00 am

The decline of Alan Bennett

Even if he wins, Obama will be diminished

20 October 2012 9:00 am

If a US presidential election has the potential to wear down foreign observers, let alone the American public, imagine what…

Free speech betrayed

22 September 2012 9:00 am

Since when was Hillary Clinton a film critic?

Dictating terms

25 August 2012 6:00 am

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

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