Iraq

15 September 2014

The West’s sad semi-war against ISIS is worse than useless

Our leaders say the Islamic State threatens civilisation – why won’t they fight it?

9 September 2014

ISIS defectors should be allowed to return

Standing by its principles is Britain's best weapon against ISIS.

26 August 2014

Caliph Cameron brings ISIS-style intolerance to Britain

Our rulers’ authoritarian response to ISIS is trashing freedom and tolerance.

20 August 2014

This gruesome video contains a message to Britain, too

What that barbaric beheading tells us about a crisis of Britishness.

12 August 2014

ISIS: a monster made by the moralists of the West

The West weeps over the Yazidi people, yet is responsible for their suffering.

4 July 2014

ISIS, intervention and the unravelling of the Middle East

Podcast: Karl Sharro, Brendan O'Neill and Bill Durodié debate the crisis in Iraq.

1 July 2014

‘Jihad cool’: an Islamist version of Occupy

The Brits who become jihadists have some very familiar-sounding prejudices.

Iraq: there is no Western solution, and never was one

Western intervention has destroyed Iraq, as spiked predicted it would.

3 June 2014

We don’t need a judge to tell us Iraq was wrong

It’s moral cowardice to beg Chilcot to condemn Bush and Blair.

9 January 2014

The unlearnt lessons of Iraq

The real beneficiary of Western intervention is al-Qaeda.