Bernard-Henri Lévy

Anti-Semitism has returned to French politics

New Caledonia is an archipelago in the South Pacific not far from Australia. James Cook discovered it in 1774, but, after concluding that too many languages were spoken there, he declined to annex it to the British Empire. France, not as cautious, made it a distant colony under Napoleon III. Today, riots are convulsing the

The bell tolls for us in Kabul

Some events are like this. They creep up like a stalking wolf. Or, as Nietzsche put it, on doves’ feet. We don’t hear them coming and need a third ear to make out, behind the ‘still, small voice’, the echo of the explosion. It happened at Leuctra, in Boeotia, on that day in the 4th