Gangs of Tehran: how Iran takes out its enemies abroad

18 May 2024 9:00 am

‘It was Friday afternoon, around 2.45. I came out of the house and was going towards the car on the…

Why are the German authorities so reluctant to believe in neo-Nazi attacks?

18 May 2024 9:00 am

When two fascist skinheads were seen fleeing from the murders of several Turkish shopkeepers in Nuremberg, the police continued to blame the ‘Turkish mafia’

Is terrorism really a mental health problem?

8 December 2023 11:38 pm

When news first broke of the terrorist attack last Saturday in Paris, the French government rushed out a statement describing…

America has lost the war against Islamist terror in Africa

20 August 2023 6:45 pm

After 9/11, the US built a network of military outposts across the northern tier of Africa to fight a shadow…

A trail of dirty money

19 August 2023 9:00 am

In 2015, a dedicated DEA agent pursues a Mafia capo involved in a vast cocaine shipment, a Hezbollah militia leader and an elaborate Middle Eastern arms-trafficking ring

Violence in the Valley

12 August 2023 9:00 am

When a man with a machete infiltrates a local synagogue on Rosh Hashanah, the peace of one the ‘greenest, quietest, safest’ places in America is shattered

Terrorists you might know or love: Brotherless Night, by V.V. Ganeshananthan, reviewed

22 July 2023 9:00 am

When a Sri Lankan medical student finds her brothers joining the Tamil Tigers, she is caught in a tangle of commitments to family, friends, homeland and vocation

The shocking truth behind the Baghdad bombings of 1950 and 1951

17 June 2023 9:00 am

Avi Shlaim claims to have uncovered undeniable proof that Zionist agents were responsible for targeting the Jewish community, forcing them to flee Iraq and settle in Israel

Risk aversion and the failure of our emergency services

7 November 2022 3:20 am

The litany of errors in the emergency services’ response to the Manchester Arena attack has been widely detailed this week,…

Isis is wreaking havoc in Afghanistan

4 October 2022 12:10 am

The bomb tore through an examination hall in Kabul on Friday, where students – mostly minority Hazara, mostly young women…

Prevent and the problem of ‘political correctness’

6 June 2022 12:30 am

Britain is reviewing its cornerstone anti-terror programme. As the name implies, Prevent is a strategy designed to stop radicalisation before…

Is Israel facing a new Intifada?

8 April 2022 8:25 pm

Dizengoff Street is one of the busiest thoroughfares in Tel Aviv, a strip of bars, restaurants and Bauhaus architecture that…

Will Macron surrender to the mob?

23 March 2022 11:00 pm

It has been a torrid few days in France. In the early hours of Saturday morning, a former Argentine rugby…

Liverpool explosion: what we know so far

15 November 2021 7:35 am

Britain has been subjected to another suspected terror attack, just as the nation fell silent for the annual Remembrance Sunday…

The enduring power of Japan’s doomsday cults

6 November 2021 9:00 am

The enduring power of Japan’s doomsday groups

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

The Bataclan trial is forcing France to confront some difficult questions

25 September 2021 10:17 am

It’s a stroke of good fortune for France that Salah Abdeslam is a coward. Had he not been he would…

The view from the Paris bus — an appreciation of everyday life

11 September 2021 9:00 am

Many would say the commute was one thing they didn’t miss in lockdown. But when Lauren Elkin was ‘yanked out…

The West's Islamist capitulation

9 September 2021 8:12 am

On Monday, Tony Blair addressed a military think tank in London and stated that the West should continue to intervene…

The Taliban’s win will unleash the next wave of global jihad

18 August 2021 9:03 am

The Taliban retaking Kabul has been inevitable for almost the entirety of the 20 year war, and certainly since Barack…

The case for isolating terrorists in prison is stronger than ever

31 July 2021 12:23 am

Watching last night’s ITV report from inside two of Britain’s highest security jails was an odd experience for me. The…

Looks lovely if nothing else: Craig and Bruno's Great British Road Trips reviewed

17 July 2021 9:00 am

To its huge credit, ITV has managed to find perhaps the last two television celebrities who’ve never before been filmed…

Why we don’t always say what we see

26 June 2021 9:00 am

The official review into the Manchester Arena bombing was published this week. Four years after 22 mainly young people were…

The catalogue of failures that allowed Usman Khan to kill

29 May 2021 5:00 pm

The inquest into the murder of Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt by Islamist terrorist Usman Khan has revealed a collision…

Britain must investigate its Islamist ‘dawa’ networks

15 May 2021 9:00 am

Britain must investigate its Islamist ‘dawa’ networks