Terrorism

Amid the constant threat of terrorist action by individuals or groups who have infiltrated our society, to what extent would we be justified in suspending or adapting some of the normal judicial safeguards which protect the freedom of the individual?

The central challenge of our times is to build an alliance of thinkers and activists to overcome the ideas behind the global terrorist threat

The Prevent anti-extremism programme is threatened by Islamists, Salafists and the Left. Too few Muslims are standing up for it

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

IS is just the latest in a long line of Islamist terror groups to attack France. But a study of military history shows how it can be destroyed

My country has been let down by its leaders. The French problem is intractable, but the fightback must begin with enforcing the rule of law  

With the Arab world mired in political chaos and economic crisis, Islamist non-state armed governing organisations are taking over

“How much havoc do the jihadis have to wreak before Europe and America resolve to tackle the source of the evil?”

“And what — beyond grief — can European citizens do after Paris? Can we be anything more than mourners at our own funeral?”

“Terrorism is first and foremost a problem of public security. But its defeat can only emerge from a battle of ideas against its ideological underpinnings”