Bernard-henri Levy

For Bernard-henri Levy's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Goodbye Johnny Hallyday

Commentary / World Dec 15, 2017

Goodbye Johnny Hallyday

The beguiling feature of the funeral of French music icon Johnny Hallyday was his ability to stage-manage his destiny and the star power he retained even in death. There he was — and there was France.

Commentary / World May 17, 2016

Sadiq Khan's democratic Islam

Sadiq Khan's election as mayor of London can and should be seen as a clear victory of enlightened Islam against benighted, reactionary, and intolerant Islam.

Time to take sides in the war within Islam

Commentary / World Apr 18, 2016

Time to take sides in the war within Islam

We must acknowledge that two Islams are locked in a fight to the death, and that because the battlefield is the planet and the war threatens values that the West embraces, the fight is not solely the Muslims' affair.