“Like the moon, every religion has a dark and a light side. The most enduring perversions of faith always claim scriptural authority”

The idea that Moorish Spain was a haven of tolerance for Christians and Jews is a fashionable myth

“In her first two months on the bridge, Theresa May has skilfully steered the ship of state away from hazardous Continental rocks and into the open sea”

Samuel Huntington is now unfashionable on both Left and Right. But his global predictions look more accurate with every passing year

The West must tackle its vulnerability to extremists while urging the Muslim world to put its house in order. Is anyone out there interested?

From inner-city Paris to la France profonde, immigration has changed everything

After Paris and Brussels, Londoners need to wake up to the alarming reality of a capital in which Islamist enclaves are allowed to flourish

The oppressed are not always virtuous. The sooner the Left realises its mistake the better

“Our decent desire to be polite, combined with our indecent concessions to fear, make reform of Islam less likely”

The Islamist organisation’s tentacles reach deep into British life. Yet many Muslim leaders in this country deny evidence of its influence