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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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September 7, 2014

Muslim leaders continue to betray Australia by condemning Tony Abbott

Originally published in Herald Sun

‘Australia’s top Muslim leaders have betrayed us again. Should we finally conclude the real problem is not their weakness but their faith?

Twice in three weeks, Islamist terrorists have beheaded American journalists as a warning to the …

Posted in Austalia, Extremism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism
September 2, 2014

Douglas Murray discusses returning jihadists on BBC GMT

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 31, 2014


Originally published in Breitbart 
‘Over 4,500 people thronged the streets of London outside the Royal Courts of Justice today to protest about the rise of anti-Semitism on the streets. The attendees carried banners reading “zero tolerance for antisemitism” and “prosecute hate …

Posted in News Coverage, United Kingdom
August 29, 2014

Douglas Murray on Fox News discussing the US’ lack of strategy

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iraq, ISIS, Syria, Terrorism & Security
August 26, 2014

Christians in the Middle East now face eradication

Originally published in The Daily Express
‘The crime is the wholesale eradication of Christianity from the continent that gave it birth. Across the Middle East, with the exception of Israel, Christians are in the process of being ethnically and religiously cleansed. …

Posted in Editorial, ISIS, Middle East, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight
August 21, 2014

Stop blaming Israel and wake up: The black flag of jihad is the REAL threat to the world

Originally published in The Daily Express
‘Jews are attacked here in Britain, they are blockaded into a synagogue in Paris and the chant ‘Death to the Jews’ is heard in Germany for the first time in 70 years.
But too few people …

Posted in Editorial, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight

James Foley beheaded by a British ISIS fighter

Originally published in Herald Sun
‘Two things were clear from the video; Foley was brave until the very end, and his executioner had a distinct British accent.
This last fact has shocked many and raised the question, how many foreigners has ISIS …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Britain’s already fighting in Iraq – on the wrong side

Originally published in The Spectator
‘It is the now familiar nightmare image. A kneeling prisoner, and behind him a black-hooded man speaking to camera. The standing man denounces the West and claims that his form of Islam is under attack. He …

Posted in Editorial, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Douglas Murray on World Have Your Say discussing the death of James Foley

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 14, 2014

Avoiding Full Scale War in the Middle East

Originally published in Siouxland News
‘Conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Israel and fissures in Lebanon are spilling over, setting the Middle East on course, for what some foreign policy experts now describe as regional destabilization.
“Stability in the Middle East has always been a …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage
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