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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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August 7, 2014

If Obama won’t stand up for the West, who will?

Originally published in The Spectator
‘There was a time when having almost two hundred of your citizens blown out of the sky was a big deal for a western democracy. But when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Editorial, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight
August 5, 2014

Douglas Murray discusses Warsi’s resignation on Newsnight

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, United Kingdom
August 3, 2014

Hamas censors British journalists. Why don’t we care?

Originally published in The Spectator
‘I wonder if any readers have an answer to this question: Has anybody, throughout this whole conflict around Gaza, heard any reporter inside Gaza, at any time, preface or conclude their remarks with ‘reporting from Gaza, …

Posted in Opinion Editorials, Palestine
July 30, 2014

Douglas Murray on The Spectator podcasts

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
July 28, 2014

And Now… Europe’s Kristallnacht

Originally published in Gatestone Institute
‘The backlash in Europe against Israel has been underway since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge. In each country the protests have similarities. And in each they are spear-headed by the same motives and often by …

Posted in Israel, Opinion Editorials, Palestine
July 24, 2014

Douglas Murray on Sun News discussing Israel’s Opponents

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
July 22, 2014

Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s report into the ‘Trojan horse’ plot reveals

Originally published in The Spectator
‘Who’s up, who’s down? Who’s in, who’s out? While Westminster spent last week gossiping about which minister’s special adviser said what, in another city, not far away, a very different Britain was unveiled.
On Monday, the Chief …

Posted in Editorial, Islamism, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight, United Kingdom

Douglas Murray on BBC’s Daily Politics debating Israel-Hamas fighting

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Israel, Palestine
July 21, 2014

The evidence shows that Cage is a pro-terrorist group

Originally published in The Telegraph
‘Last week, Peter Oborne penned a love letter to “independent advocacy organisation” Cage (formerly Cage Prisoners). Oborne spoke out because, earlier this year, after Cage’s outreach director Moazzam Begg was arrested in relation to Syria-linked offences, Cage had …

Posted in Editorial, Opinion Editorials, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
July 19, 2014

London’s pro-Palestine rally was a disgusting anti-Semitic spectacle

Originally published in The Spectator
‘Thousands of anti-Semites have today succeeded in bringing central London to an almost total standstill.
They marched though the centre of the city before congregating to scream outside the Israeli Embassy in Kensington. It was interesting to …

Posted in Editorial, Opinion Editorials, United Kingdom
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