Author: Hans Dembowski

Still from"A War": Danish actor Pilou Asbæk plays Claus Michael Pedersen, the officer on trial (photo: Magnolia Pictures)

Tobias Lindholmʹs "A War"

Nordic tragedy in Afghanistan

Die Proteste im Winter 2010/2011 führten zum Sturz von Machthaber Zine El Abidine Ben Ali; Foto: Imago/Kyodo News

Non-fiction: Safwan M. Masri′s ″Tunisia – An Arab anomaly″

A history of intellectual excellence

Demonstrating for freedom of the press in Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Erdogan′s Turkey

The repression goes on

Muslim reads the Koran (photo: Reuters/J. Roberts)

Islam′s non-violent tradition

Neglected heritage

President Hassan Rouhani giving a speech in Tehran in front of pictures of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (photo: president.ir)

State and religion in Iran

"Shias tend to support the underdogs"

Räumung des Camps der Mursi-Anhänger auf dem Nahda-Platz in Kairo; Foto: AP/picture-alliance

Egypt's Political Crisis

Diplomacy's Dilemma