‘Carlos’ is the most complex and exhaustive film about a phenomenon that has defined the politics of the past half-century
Some abstractions after Olivier Assayas’ ‘Carlos’
Olivier Assayas’ filmed essay about the icon of 1970s terrorist chic shows us a man who needs to kill in order to prove he exists
A rivalry between the country’s two most prominent ‘Islamologists,’ Olivier Roy and Gilles Kepel, holds the key to understanding the existential and geopolitical tensions in France’s bloody reality
The murder of Sarah Halimi and the absolving of her killer are being presented as a test case for the integrity of French justice, much like the Dreyfus case more than a century ago—one difference being that key figures on both sides of the case are Jewish
French law must protect people like the murdered Jewish schoolteacher
A man who savagely beat and murdered an old Jewish woman while screaming ‘Allahu akbar’ is set free because he was high. Another man in France recently received a prison sentence for killing a dog.
Tablet’s correspondent reports from the Paris demonstration in support of murdered teacher Samuel Paty
The PFLP’s grotesque hybrid of a terror arm and an NGO network murders innocent people while raking in millions from the West
Five years after the Islamic State’s massacre of Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq, it seems harder than ever to get Western leaders to live up to protecting minority ethnic or religious groups from extinction in the Middle East
Agents disguised as German skinheads intercepted and disarmed bombs intended to harm Munich Jews in 1986
The jihadists who carried out the Easter massacre in Sri Lanka were educated members of their country’s elite, a background that’s closer to the terrorist norm than the exception
Mourning the era of American Jewish freedom
Just one of those mysteries
Taking stock of the forever war
And how is it possible that some Jews are still shocked that they’re hated in America?
We attribute isolation to the alleged perpetrator of the Pittsburgh massacre because we want to be reassured. But he is afloat on an ocean of hate.
And the book that may have inspired the Squirrel Hill massacre