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Peter Blegvad teaches Creative Writing at Warwick University. Michael Burleigh’s latest book, Moral Combat: A History of World War II, is published this month by Harpers. Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer. Tim Congdon is an economist and CEO of International Monetary Research Ltd. Robert Conquest is an historian, poet and political philosopher. His book of, and about, limericks—A Garden of Erses—under the pseudonym Jeff Chaucer was published earlier this year by Orchises. Anthony Daniels has worked as a prison doctor. His latest book, as Theodore Dalrymple, is Second Opinion (Monday Books). Mara Delius writes for Standpoint and  the

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung from New York. Jessica Duchen is a music journalist, biographer and novelist. She blogs on music at Myron Ebell is director of Freedom Action and director of energy and global warming policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC.

Robert Fox is the defence correspondent of the London Evening Standard. Karen Horn is an economist and director of the Berlin office of the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft, an economic research institute. Anthony Howard is a journalist, broadcaster and writer. He edited the New Statesman and the Listener, and was deputy editor of the Observer. Ben Judah is a freelance foreign correspondent specialising in Russian affairs. Efraim Karsh’s latest book, Palestine Betrayed, was published by Yale in March. Dominic Lawson is a columnist for the Sunday Times and the Independent. Minette Marrin is a writer, broadcaster and columnist for the Sunday Times. Allan Massie will have two books published this spring: a family history of The Royal Stuarts (Jonathan Cape), and a novel, Death in Bordeaux (Quartet). Douglas Murray is the director of the Centre for Social Cohesion. Michael Nazir-Ali was Bishop of Rochester until last year. He has written many books and articles on religion and devotes himself to defending persecuted Christians. Eric Ormsby’s Fine Incisions: Selected Essays 1997-2010 (The Porcupine’s Quill), will be published later this year. A new selection of his poems will appear from Carcanet next year. Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defence of Democracies. Julia Pettengill is an Associate Fellow and the Director of the Campaign for the Responsibility to Protect at the Henry Jackson Society. Michael Prodger is literary editor of the Sunday Telegraph.

Myron Ebell

Julia Pettengill

Anthony Howard

Berenika Stefanska

Karen Horn

Michael Nazir-Ali

Lionel Shriver

Allan Massie


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David Pryce-Jones is a senior editor of National Review. He is author of Betrayal: France, the Arabs and the Jews (Encounter) and the novel Safe Houses (Sinclair-Stevenson). Andrew Rawnsley is an author, broadcaster and the Observer’s chief political commentator. His new book, The End of the Party, is published by Penguin. Mark Ronan is Honorary Professor of Mathematics at University College London, and author of Symmetry and the Monster (OUP). Joshua Rozenberg is a legal author and broadcaster. He writes a blog on legal affairs at William D. Rubinstein is Professor of History at the University of Aberystwyth. He is the author of A History of the Jews in the English-Speaking World: Great Britain. Robin Shepherd is the Director of International Affairs at the Henry Jackson Society. His latest book is A State Beyond the Pale: Europe’s Problem with Israel (Weidenfeld & Nicholson). Lionel Shriver’s new novel, So Much for That, is published by HarperCollins. Brendan Simms is Professor of the History of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. Peter Stanford is a biographer, columnist and former editor of the Catholic Herald.

His latest book is The Extra Mile: A 21st Century Pilgrimage, published by Continuum. Berenika Stefanska is a graduate of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. John Stein is a Professor of Neuroscience at Oxford University and Fellow of Magdalen College. Daisy Waugh writes novels and is a columnist for the Sunday Times. Frances Weaver is the web editor and columnist of Standpoint. Peter Whittle is Standpoint’s film critic and director of the New Culture Forum. He blogs on politics and the arts at David Womersley is the Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. Special thanks to Nick Redgrove

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