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Douglas Murray is a bestselling, award winning British-born writer, political commentator, and cultural critic. Born in 1979 he is the author of a number of books including, most recently, 'Bloody Sunday' for which he was awarded the Christopher Ewart-Biggs memorial prize. He is also the author of a number of specalist publications on extremism and terrorism.

He writes regularly for the Wall Street Journal, the Daily Mail and the Spectator amongst many other publications and is a columnist for Standpoint magazine. Murray is also a frequent guest on broadcast media including the BBC. He is a regular panelist on TV’s Question Time and Newsnight and has featured on Hardtalk, the Today programme, Nightwaves and many other programmes. He has also appeared on SKY, Fox, Al-Jazeera and other networks.

In addition to his print and broadcast work Murray is a prolific public speaker and debater. In recent years he has spoken at the British Parliament, the European Parliament and the White House. He has also appeared against numerous opponents around the world for Intelligence Squared and other debating forums. In recent years his opponents have included Julian Assange, Ken Livingstone and Tariq Ramadan.

Having previously founded and directed the Centre for Social Cohesion, in 2011 Murray was made Associate Director of The Henry Jackson Society. Last year he was also made Associate Editor of the Spectator. He travels widely and recent pieces have reported from the Middle East, Far East and the Caucuses.

Douglas Murray is the Associate Director at the Henry Jackson Society, having joined in April 2011. He previously founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, a think tank studying extremism and terrorism in the UK. A bestselling author and award-winning political commentator, Douglas is a columnist for Standpoint and writes frequently for a variety of other publications, including the Spectator and Wall Street Journal. A prolific debater, Douglas has spoken on a variety of prominent platforms, including at the British and European Parliaments and the White House. He has authored books on neoconservatism, terrorism and national security as well as on freedom of speech. His latest book, Bloody Sunday: Truths, Lies and the Saville Inquiry, was published in November 2011.

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