Middle East

26 August 2014

Caliph Cameron brings ISIS-style intolerance to Britain

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

22 August 2014

Why we’re against the demonisation of Israel

Podcast: Brendan O’Neill talks Israel, Gaza, the West and anti-Semitism.

20 August 2014

This gruesome video contains a message to Britain, too

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

13 August 2014

A year on: how the West green-lighted Sisi’s massacres

The assault on Morsi supporters marked the end of the Arab Spring.

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.

6 August 2014

Why isn’t anyone talking about the nightmare in northern Iraq?

ISIS’s gains against the Kurds represent a potentially tectonic shift.

5 August 2014

Israel, Gaza and the Jews: a new moral pogrom?

What the return of anti-Semitism reveals about 21st-century society.

28 July 2014

Sisi: groping for Western approval

The real target of the Egyptian dictator’s clampdown on sexual harassment is political dissent.

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.