Douglas Murray is the Associate Director at The Henry Jackson Society, having joined in April 2011. He previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, a think tank studying extremism and terrorism in the UK. A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, Douglas is a regular columnist for both the Spectator and Standpoint and writes frequently for a variety of other publications, including the Sunday Times and Wall Street Journal.
A prolific debater, Douglas has spoken on a variety of prominent platforms, including at the British and European Parliaments and the White House and appears often on the UK’s top political debate programmes such as BBC’s Newsnight and Question Time. He has authored books on neoconservatism, terrorism and national security as well as on freedom of speech. Such titles include Neoconservatism: Why We Need It and Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry.
Media Experience: A variety of platforms, including BBC, Question Time and Newsnight; Sky News; Al-Jazeera; Fox News
Expertise: UK and US Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Middle East (specifically Israel and Iran), National Security and defence, US and UK foreign policy, Northern Ireland, domestic radicalisation, multiculturalism.