Dominique de Villepin

Flamboyant intellectuals: René Descartes (main picture) and Bernard-Henri Lévy (below), in 1978

Liberty, philosophy and 246 types of cheese

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Sudhir Hazareesingh’s bold new book is built on the assumption that ‘it is possible to make meaningful generalisations about the…

The Frogs of war

7 December 2013 9:00 am

What happened to the cheese-eating surrender monkeys? Just over a decade ago, the French, having refused to join the allied…