al-Qaeda

‘In Syria and Iraq my enemy’s enemy is not my friend, not even by the wildest stretch of the imagination’

From Syria and Iraq to Iran and Pakistan, Christians and other minorities are being persecuted by Islamists. Can they be stopped?

‘A Jewish exodus will be a rude awakening to Europeans who wish to ignore the problem. The returning jihadis hate Western society no less’

From the First World War to the rise of radical Islam, catastrophes cannot be treated like ordinary problems

The Islamist movement is active in Britain. Its moderate face conceals an anti-Western agenda that should worry us

A sceptical look at America’s leading apologist for Islam, fêted all over Washington from the Saudis to the CIA

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

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

‘The Sahel states are facing starvation, as well as the obliteration of the delicate religious eco-system that enabled Sufism to survive’

‘Secular individuals are of course no less moral than their pious counterparts, but secular societies are living on the spiritual capital accumulated by their ancestors’