Terror

Britain isn't ready for the next wave of returning jihadis

4 August 2021 7:03 pm

Ever since British jihadists flocked to join Isis in Iraq and Syria, the government has attempted to keep the terrorists…

Isis’s weakness is now its strength

2 April 2021 5:00 pm

As coronavirus swept the globe a year ago, Isis began issuing pronouncements. ‘God, by his will, sent a punishment to…

It's time to take Britain's Incel terror threat seriously

9 March 2021 6:15 pm

Far-right and Islamist extremism are both cause for concern in Britain today. But there’s another threat which all too often…

What's keeping terrorism experts awake at night?

10 February 2021 6:00 pm

This keeps me up at night. Have you come across this expression of pained anguish lately? This isn’t about conversations…

Britain's prisons are a breeding ground for Islamist terror

19 January 2021 6:00 pm

Was Reading terrorist Khairi Saadallah radicalised behind bars? What we do know is that locking Saadallah in HMP Bullingdon to develop…

Europe’s cities are becoming a refuge for Islamist extremists

6 November 2020 6:00 pm

Britain’s terror threat level has been upgraded to ‘severe’ this week, following jihadist attacks in both France and Austria. Raising…

The Streatham stabbing is being investigated at pace. But what does that mean?

15 February 2020 9:00 am

In Arnold Bennett’s Tales of the Five Towns, a young dog called Ellis Carter takes a girl for a drive…

There were far fewer terror attacks last year. Here’s why

12 January 2019 9:00 am

They don’t like to use the ‘Q’ word in counter-terrorism. It’s a bit like blurting out the name of the…

How do you solve a problem like Anjem Choudary?

29 September 2018 9:00 am

Next month the Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary will be released from prison, having served just half of his five-and-a-half-year sentence.…

What will it take for us to stop doing business with Qatar?

4 October 2014 9:00 am

Qatari money has flooded into London – but also into much less savoury places