There was a time, immediately after German reunification in 1990, when many French feared Germany. Today, the roles are reversed. But Germans are not afraid so much of France as for it. By Dominique MoisiMore
The paradox of the Arab revolutions is that they have contributed to Israel's integration as a strategic partner for some countries in the region. Israel's government should now consider making serious sacrifices for the sake of long-term survival. An essay by Dominique MoisiMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.