UK Politics
26 June 2008
Should writers burn their private notes and diaries in order to avoid the prurient eyes of future researchers? Jeanette...
Business
20 September 2007
Friday 14 September, 13.32: "Is there a rush on the bank?" I asked, half joking. "It's not really a rush," said the man...
UK Politics
05 July 2007
The foiled terrorist attacks in London on 29 June, and the subsequent attack at Glasgow Airport, differ from previous...
UK Politics
07 May 2007
The jury in the trial of seven Muslims suspected of a conspiracy to blow up shopping centres and nightclubs with home-...
Books
19 March 2007
A little over two years ago, when I was in Pakistan reporting for the New Statesman, I stopped off in Jacobabad, a...
UK Politics
12 February 2007
"Scorpio", a Pakistani 15-year-old from the Sparkhill area of Birmingham, is talking to his friend Ali about recent...
Society
03 July 2006
I have many interests and would like to keep my options open regarding my future career. I know that I am still curious...
Politics
12 June 2006
"Look!" says the young man, holding up his wrists to show the red marks. "They cuffed me for trying to get to my house...
Middle East
24 April 2006
"The last six months, for sure he was attending my circuits but he wasn't at all asking about jihad issues. He was...
Politics
03 April 2006
Dozens of people, most of them Muslims, are thought to have died in the violence that followed the publication of those...
Politics
30 January 2006
* Founded in Jerusalem in 1953 with aim of establishing the Caliphate, an Islamic superstate, by revolutionary means *...
Global Issues
25 July 2005
Two weeks after the London bombing, the conspiracy theories had gone mainstream outside the Leeds Grand Mosque. "Even...
Culture
25 July 2005
The day after it was revealed that the London bombers were British, the Guardian newspaper gave space on its opinion...
World Affairs
18 July 2005
While the growth and operation of terrorist cells in the UK remain largely unknown, the growth of extreme Islamist...
Religion
06 June 2005
It was supposed to be a routine doctor's appointment. Mrs Abbas* wanted someone at a hospital in north London to take a...

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