The real threat of foreign fighters in Syria
The foreign fighter phenomenon is a double-edged sword; it kills and maims on the way into Syria and the way out.
Why do 'ordinary' people go to fight Islamic State?
There's nothing ordinary about the men and women who go to fight Islamic State in Syria or Iraq. Why would there be? Why leave the stability and security of an 'ordinary' life in the UK, the USA or Australia, to take up arms in a bloody and brutal war?
I was mistaken for a suicide bomber
Personal account of a runner who ended up being questioned by the police
A conversation with a Muslim London taxi driver after the Paris attacks that should shame us all
"What am I supposed to tell my son? When what he sees about Islam on the news isn't what his religion is about."
I was held hostage by Isis. They fear our unity more than our airstrikes
Personal account: In Syria I learned that Islamic State longs to provoke retaliation. We should not fall into the trap.
I was questioned over my harmless snapshot
An innocent picture resulted in questioning by the police
Our shameful hierarchy - some deaths matter more than others
Why is the slaughter at the Boston marathon more shocking or newsworthy than the deaths in Iraq?
Could ecoterrorists let slip the bugs of war
Insects can spread disease and destroy crops with devastating speed. Do not underestimate their potential as weapons