Iraq

29 July 2015

Once again, the Kurds are betrayed

Western support for Turkey's assault on the Kurds is a familiar treachery.

16 June 2015

Exploding the myth of radicalisation

Blaming some young Brits' attraction to ISIS on online grooming is a fudge.

2 June 2015

Why can’t the West fight ISIS?

Underpinning the semi-war against ISIS is a profound lack of moral authority.

2 April 2015

‘She’s an inspiration, not a criminal’

VIDEO: Kurdish Londonders demand the release of anti-ISIS fighter Shilan Ozcelik.

9 March 2015

ISIS’s very modern war on the past

It is not just the museum-destroying Islamic State that yearns for a Year Zero.

26 February 2015

Is ISIS going to invade Europe from Libya?

In a nutshell, no. So stop the scaremongering.

23 February 2015

An ominous pilgrimage to Syria: what made them go?

Blaming jihadist ‘groomers’ for warping young Brits’ minds is a moral copout.

10 February 2015

‘Hey, who are we to judge the Islamic State?’

Why many in the West are so cagey about condemning IS.

5 February 2015

The Western press is now the PR wing of the Islamic State

In poring over its murder-stunt videos, we give IS exactly what it wants.

22 January 2015

Waiting for Chilcot

Why politicians and pundits are so desperate to see the Iraq War report.