Journalism & commentary

(2021) Exploding the myth of Michel Foucault, spiked, 13 July (also published in French as Détruire le mythe de Michel Foucault, Atlantico, 14 July)

(2021) Who needs ‘intersectionality’? Don’t Divide Us, 6 June

(2021) Virtue Hoarders: our scolding elites, spiked, 21 January

(2020) Critical race theory must be resisted in our universities, UnHerd, 22 December

(2020) Freedom of speech and its consequences, WonkHE, 10 November

(2020) The myth of Britain’s racist universities, Future Cities, 24 October

(2020) This is McCarthyism in BLM clothing, spiked, 30 June

(2020) Nature is not sending us a message, Areo, 2 April

(2020) Educating for intolerance: universities and the new elitism, Areo, 10 March

(2019) When climate scientists cry, spiked, 23 October

(2019) The tragedy of Kosovo, spiked, 22 March

(2018) Syria: stop asking questions! Open Democracy, 17 April

(2017) Has big data really changed journalism? Data Driven Journalism, 29 November

(2017) Why the Russian Revolution matters, spiked, 25 October

(2017) Call of Jihad, A2, #4 (in Czech)

(2014) We need to rethink resilience, spiked, 10 October

(2011) Where did all the goodies and baddies go? spiked, 7 September

(2010) An indictment of the anti-war movement, spiked, 28 October

(2010) Why Darfur is everyone’s favourite African war, spiked, 26 February

(2009) The search for green meaning, spiked, 21 December

(2009) Demystifying the ‘global ideology’, spiked, 25 September (also published in German as Die Entmystifizierung einer Ideologie, Novo, No. 105, March 2010)

(2009) Al-Qaeda: what’s the big idea? spiked, 26 June (also published in German as Al-Qaida: Weder gross noch clever, Novo, No. 107, July-August 2010)

(2009) The Hague: a tool of ‘legal vengeance’, spiked, 13 May

(2009) The tyranny of ‘international justice’, spiked, 30 March

(2009) The rise of the laptop bombardier, spiked, 24 March

(2009) Indicting Bashir won’t bring peace or justice, spiked, 12 March

(2008) Why human rights are wrong, spiked, 29 December

(2008) The thin blue line between ‘humanitarianism’ and war, spiked, 21 November

(2008) Darfur: the dangers of celebrity imperialism, spiked, 24 October

(2008) The politics of recognition, spiked, 28 August

(2008) An iron fist in a velvet glove, spiked, 12 May

(2008) How the ’68ers became warmongers, spiked, 25 April

(2008) From Somalia to Iraq: the hack as collaborator, spiked, 28 March

(2007) Is THIS the most dangerous man in Europe? spiked, 4 June

(2004) Postmodernity goes to war, spiked, 1 June (also published in German as Die Postmoderne und der Krieg, Novo, No. 73-74, November)

(1999) Is truth always a casualty of war? Broadcast, 14 May

(1999) The unasked questions, The Times, 9 April

(1999) A war of words and pictures, The Independent, 6 April

(1996) The dynamics of reporting modern conflicts, UK Press Gazette, 19 July

(1994) Haiti: a lesson in ‘democracy’, The Weekly Journal, 29 September

(1993) Somalia: were we sold a big lie? The Weekly Journal, 16 December

(1993) Lie detector goes to work on Somalia, Caribbean Times, 14 December