Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray is Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society and an Associate Editor of The Spectator.

Europe

Where has the truth gone?

Why would the public prefer lies over truths about a world that most of us recognize is complex?

By Douglas Murray

International

The Taliban is now better armed than almost every Nato country

The Biden administration has pulled off a military-political defeat that gets worse the more you look at it

By Douglas Murray

International

The flaw at the heart of humanitarian intervention

Would the people lamenting the scenes at Kabul airport be happy with a reinvasion of Afghanistan?

By Douglas Murray

Home

The path to re-enchantment

Life has enough disenchantments to fill many volumes

By Douglas Murray

Internet

Oli London and the trickiness of being ‘trans-racial’

While the idea of changing sex has been embedded, the idea you can change race is having a trickier time

By Douglas Murray

Science & Tech

The polarizing power of plague

We never did agree on everything, but it seems that as we de-bubble, the divergences are greater than before

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Is there any proof that George Floyd was killed because he was black?

The consequences of imported culture wars

By Douglas Murray

Europe

Carrie Symonds and the First Girlfriend problem

The feeling is growing that Carrie Symonds wants political power without having to run for election

By Douglas Murray

Music

The music at the heart of Prince Philip’s funeral

One of the Duke’s requests for his funeral was that the choir should sing Britten’s ‘Jubilate’

By Douglas Murray

International

What has the New York Times got against Ayaan Hirsi Ali?

In recent times, the NYT has had a terrible problem

By Douglas Murray

International

The disconnect of Davos Man

The only thing messier than a barely regulated internet is one regulated by the people who would like to regulate it

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Where will the American right turn now?

In the world’s most powerful democracy, the only votes you believe in are those you have won

By Douglas Murray

Politics

Only Trump is to blame for the Capitol chaos

American democracy is undergoing a serious stress test

By Douglas Murray

Politics

The never-ending smugness of the NeverTrumpers

They knew they were right even when they were wrong

By Douglas Murray

China

The case for Chinese reparations

How the CCP might really ‘drive global recovery’

By Douglas Murray

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