5 April 2018

Salisbury: are we any closer to the truth?

The government’s diplomatic errors have knocked its credibility with the public.

28 March 2018

After Salisbury: the lost art of diplomacy

Cool-headed diplomacy has given way to bluster and confusion.

30 May 2017

Why vigils aren’t enough

Our response to terror attacks has become increasingly therapeutic.

14 July 2015

The pretentious nihilism of Plane Stupid

They pose as radicals, but actually are the worst kind of elitists.

13 May 2015

Anti-terror: the perversion of tolerance

Cameron’s crackdown on extremists will destroy freedom, not protect it.

24 March 2015

Lee Kuan Yew: the last of the great authoritarians

Love him or loathe him, he had something his successors lack.

19 March 2015

Prevent: a very risky strategy

The UK’s clueless counterterrorism strategy sees threats everywhere.

5 February 2015

Bitter Lake: searching for meaning in the Afghan abyss

Adam Curtis’s latest is a Heart of Darkness for the post-9/11 era.

12 January 2015

Charlie Hebdo: more security isn’t the solution

We don't need new anti-terror laws – we need more open political debate.