Douglas Murray

Associate Director

Douglas Murray is the Associate Director at the Henry Jackson Society, having joined in April 2011.

Douglas Murray is the Associate Director at the Henry Jackson Society, having joined in April 2011.

Douglas 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 the Spectator, where he is associate editor, Standpoint and UnHerd. He writes frequently for a variety of other publications, including the The Times, The Sun and the Evening Standard.

A prolific debater, Douglas has spoken on a variety of prominent platforms, including at the British and European Parliaments and the White House. He often appears on the UK’s top political debate programmes, such as BBC’s Newsnight and Question Time.

Douglas has authored books on neo-conservatism, terrorism and national security, as well as freedom of speech. Such titles include Neoconservatism: Why We Need It and Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry. His latest publication, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam, was released in May 2017.

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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
Northern Ireland
Domestic radicalisation
Multiculturalism

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