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Douglas Murray

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Douglas Murray

A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, he previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, which monitors extremism in Britain. Murray is the author of numerous publications including, "Victims of Intimidation: Freedom of Speech within Europe's Muslim Communities". A columnist for Standpoint magazine, he writes for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. Murray is an expert on Islamist extremism and UK foreign policy. He recently published a book on the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday.

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November 19, 2015

Politicians are finally starting to admit a link between Islam and the extremists

This article was originally published in The Spectator
One step forward, one step back.
Theresa May says in Parliament that the Paris attacks have ‘nothing to do with Islam’. And on the same day, later in the evening, her boss quite rightly …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Defence, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 18, 2015

Why are the Gulf states bankrolling IS barbarians?

Originally published in The Sun
THE horror keeps on happening. And each time we have the same discussion.
Why did the jihadists do it? Was it something we said? Something we did?
In asking this, we fail to understand the enemy. And one …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Defence, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
November 16, 2015

Nine conclusions not to draw from the Paris attacks

A huge number of nonsense goes around after atrocities like those in Paris. The media and social media are full of them. I thought it might be helpful to list the worst.

‘This attack has nothing to do with Islam’: obviously not …

Posted in ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Will politicians finally admit that the Paris attacks had something to do with Islam?

The West’s movement towards the truth is remarkably slow. We drag ourselves towards it painfully, inch by inch, after each bloody Islamist assault.
In France, Britain, Germany, America and nearly every other country in the world it remains government policy to …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Paris terror attacks: Europe must confront failed immigration

Originally published in The Telegraph
The body-count in Paris currently stands at 128, with another 100 severely wounded. But it is a mark of twenty-first century Europe that none of this is surprising.

The suicide bombers at a football stadium, the hostage-taking …

Posted in European Union, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

The Paris attacks show that barbarians are inside the gate

Originally published in The Spectator
A wave of terror attacks has rocked Paris tonight with a restaurant, a stadium and a concert hall amongst the targets. Gunmen fired into Bataclan concert hall shouting “Allahu akbar,” according to France24, and then proceeded …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Drones get the job done, as Jihadi John may have just discovered

Originally published in The Spectator
Excellent news, if it is confirmed, that Mohammed Emwazi – aka ‘Jihadi John’ – has discovered the hard way that seventy-two virgins have not been waiting around for him on a cloud.
It is more than a …

Posted in Defence, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
November 11, 2015

Why is the BBC letting the Islamic Human Rights Commission set the agenda?

This article was originally published in the Spectator
The farcically named ‘Islamic Human Rights Commission’ has featured here many times before. The last time was earlier this year when this Khomeinist group decided to award their ‘Islamophobe of the Year’ award …

Posted in Extremism, Human Rights, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism
November 5, 2015

‘European Values’ Wont Last Long Without National Borders

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
Fascinating events in Hungary where Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to come under fire from other EU member states for trying to maintain what we used to call ‘borders’.
This has now led Orban into direct confrontation …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
November 2, 2015

Shaker Aamer, Guantanamo and the questions that won’t be asked

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
A nation rejoices! After a campaign waged from the political right and left, the UK can now finally welcome back Shaker Aamer. This is the man generally described as ‘the last British resident’ in Guantanamo. As …

Posted in Extremism, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
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