Israel

Amoral Equivalence

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom by Gilles Kepel
The Case Against Israel’s Enemies by Alan Dershowitz

A Norwegian Thatcher?

The leader of Norway's Progress Party, Siv Jensen, has a good chance of winning next year's election. In an interview with Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson, she explains her views; Bruce Bawer explains the background to her meteoric career

‘I have finished yet another round of talks at universities. I am both impressed and disheartened’

The New Anti-Semitism

The West has adopted a disturbingly complacent attitude towards those who consistently advocate a "world without Israel"

The Future of Unholy War

The story of al-Qaeda's lost leader, Abdullah Azzam, illuminates the murderous nature of global jihad

‘The notion that talking to the enemy avoids war—a position otherwise known as appeasement—is a dangerous fallacy’

‘Obama would be an American, not European, president, and Livni would be an Israeli leader, not a Brussels bureaucrat’

‘To realise that Syria deserved the cold shoulder did not require the life of a prime minister’

‘If we do not act, we face a nuclear-armed Iran or a new Middle East confrontation’

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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