War on Terror

A New Lib-Dem Hope

"I have known Maajid Nawaz since he came out of prison in Egypt a decade ago and we’ve both travelled a long way since, sometimes together, sometimes on opposite sides."

Habitual Hypocrisy

"I’ve said it before: where do the Israel-bashers stand on Syria? I’ll say it again because I hear a resounding silence."

Belittling Anti-Semitism

"European progressives' obsession with Israel has led them to explain away physical and verbal abuse, or even murder, of their own Jewish citiziens."

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

Online Only: Countering the Counter-Jihadists

The selective silence of leading lights in the counter-Jihad movement fuels the violence of Anders Breivik and other European fascists

Forget ‘Islamophobia’. Let’s Tackle Islamism

Sayeeda Warsi prioritises anti-Muslim attitudes but ignores the real threat to Western society posed by radical Islamists

Neoconservatism: A Good Idea That Won’t Go Away

Critics like to think that neoconservative ideas lie buried in the sands of Iraq. But neocons are still in the mainstream of US politics

Welcome to Obama’s Parallel Universe

Until Republicans convince voters that strong foreign policy is crucial to national security, America’s decline will continue

Drone Knowns

‘Contrary to what Imran Khan has said, drone strikes are the best tactic available against al-Qaeda. Our government needs to spell that out’

Zil Joy

'A widow of the Munich Olympic massacre asked Jacques Rogge if he would have refused to commemorate the victims if they had not been Israelis. "difficult question," he replied

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"