Islam

Mounting Mendacity

The Palestinian Authority refuses to accept that Jerusalem's Temple Mount is holy to all three Abrahamic religions

Censoring The Censors Won’t Do

Now a play about Islamic State has been cancelled, we can’t question its director’s dubious assumptions

The Tipping Point

Curt Schilling was suspended over a tweet which compared the percentage of extremist Muslims to that of fervent Nazis — but research shows that to change the mainstream, only a small minority need be committed to an idea.

How To Rescue Iraq From Obama’s Folly

Only US troops as part of an international force can halt ISIS in its tracks as its influence spreads due to the President’s disastrous policies

Europe Must Never Again Betray Its Jews

Anti-Semitism is rife, from liberal corridors of power to Muslim communities. We must not ignore our duty to the Jewish people

The Reality Of Radicalisation

Deeyah Khan’s groundbreaking documentary on British jihadists
will satisfy neither Left nor Right

Is There Such A Thing As A Religious Vote In The UK?

The voting patterns of religious voters in Britain are more complicated than they first appear. Politicians should stop treating faiths as bloc votes

Cage Fighting

‘In addressing inequality we should be careful not to wage war on those elite visions of life, such as the Getty Villa in LA, that do so much to alleviate its mundanity’

The Return Of War

In the era of Putin and Islamic State, we shall have to  dust off Clausewitz and confront reality

Do we value freedom of speech in Britain?

Our feeble reaction to assaults on liberty in Paris and Copenhagen reveals this country's terrible betrayal of the principle we did so much to establish

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"
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