Don’t give them what they want: Terrorists should be starved of the oxygen of publicity

Don't give them what they want: Terrorists should be starved of the oxygen of publicity
Does publicising terrorism play into the hands of the perpetrators or does it help keep us on the alert against further attacks? Join the debate on 22nd February 2017, and hear two of the UK’s leading commentators on terrorism, Douglas Murray and Simon Jenkins, along with renowned Middle East expert Fawaz Gerges.

PODCAST INFO Why do they do it? Again and again, after every attack, our media react by giving the terrorists exactly what they want – maximum publicity. Of course, the public should be told that an atrocity has taken place. But each attack dominates the news for days at a stretch. The TV networks go […]


Defeating Isis means Western boots on the ground

Defeating Isis means Western boots on the ground
Should Western ground troops be deployed to defeat Isis? Or would that play into the organisation’s hands by encouraging more jihadis to sign up to its violent creed?

Video N.B. For contractual reasons, this video is not available in all countries. Podcast Info Enough is enough. Paris, Sharm El-Sheikh, Istanbul, Jakarta. Isis is the global crucible of terrorism and must be stopped using all means available. After the Paris attacks last November, the US and its allies stepped up the bombing of Isis […]


We Should Not Be Reluctant to Assert the Superiority of Western Values

Featuring Douglas Murray, David Aaronovitch, Ibn Warraq, Tariq Ramadan, William Dalrymple, Charles Glass and Edward Lucas.

For the motion: Douglas Murray, David Aaronovitch, Ibn Warraq Against the motion: Tariq Ramadan, William Dalrymple, Charles Glass Chair: Edward Lucas