Middle East

26 November 2015

If we’re serious about free speech, we should say ‘Je Suis Dieudonné’

Hateful people must be as free as decent people to express their beliefs.

24 November 2015

Silhan Ozcelik is a hero

Why are we locking up people who want to fight the Islamic State?

18 November 2015

Free speech: our best weapon in the war for the West’s soul

The terror attack on Boulevard Voltaire is a symbolic reminder of what’s at stake.

16 November 2015

After Paris:
victory to the Kurds

Why are so few Westerners standing with, or fighting with, the Kurds?

14 September 2015

The moral cowardice of the drone debate

Who cares if killing those jihadis was legal? The question is: was it right?

11 September 2015

How the West fuelled the rise of the ‘army of terror’

ISIS cannot be understood outside the context of Western intervention.

19 August 2015

The Islamic State is not a feminist issue

Not every problem in the world needs to be gendered.

29 July 2015

Once again, the Kurds are betrayed

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