Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens

Assassin in a Hijab

Roshonara Choudhary's attack on MP Stephen Timms is an example of a growing trend of small-scale, individually-planned terrorism

Cattle Dealer

The New Stateman's choice of senior editor confirms that the magazine has abandoned its liberal principles

Banking on Allah

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens: Islamists claim that a sharia-compliant financial system is safer and morally superior. The truth is more sinister

Statement of Hate

Those criticising Hazel Blears for taking a stand against the Muslim Council of Britain might like to actually take a look at the Istanbul Statement that provoked the row

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"