John Ware

The Troubles cast a shadow over Brexit

As the controversial prosecution of British soldiers shows, Northern Ireland’s past still has the potential to scupper peace and prosperity

The battle for British Muslims’ integration

When an East End primary head teacher tried to ban the hijab for small girls, a vicious campaign against her was unleashed by activists

Enough is enough of terror — but also of our self-doubt

Despite the attack at a London mosque, we must expose the jihadist lie that the West is Islamophobic and take pride in our open society

Are We Losing The War On Home-Grown Terror?

The Prevent anti-extremism programme is threatened by Islamists, Salafists and the Left. Too few Muslims are standing up for it

Double Games Of The UK Muslim Brotherhood

The Islamist organisation’s tentacles reach deep into British life. Yet many Muslim leaders in this country deny evidence of its influence

‘Anti-Extremists’ Who Equate Israel With IS

David Cameron’s deradicalisation strategy depends on guiding potential jihadists away from Islamic extremism. But can the mentors be trusted?      

Collusion Cut Both Ways In The Troubles

In May, Gerry Adams told Prince Charles he wanted justice. But he should be careful what he wishes for—Sinn Féin too has much to hide  

The Rotten Borough Lutfur Rahman Built

A court has confirmed what many Londoners knew: the deposed mayor’s reign in Tower Hamlets was divisive, dishonest and corrupt

Inside The World Of ‘Non-Violent’ Islamism

Mainstream Muslims are turning a blind eye to the links between religious hostility to the West and the growth in jihadist attacks

The Plot to Islamise Birmingham’s Schools

Two reports confirm the worst allegations about a ‘Trojan Horse' plan to impose an intolerant Islamic ethos on British state schools

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"