Primo Levi in Postwar Germany

June 22 2016

Reviewing a recently published collection of Primo Levi’s works translated into English, Ian Thomson examines the successes and failures of various attempts to render the writings of the Italian chemist and Holocaust survivor into other languages. Thomson also tells of Levi’s early postwar business trips to Germany:

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More about: Arts & Culture, Auschwitz, Germany, Holocaust, Literature, Primo Levi

Iran Was Violating the Nuclear Deal Even before the U.S. Pulled Out

March 5 2021

In a formal report on Monday, the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), made clear—without saying it outright—that the Islamic Republic had deliberately misled the agency about its ongoing nuclear activities. Richard Goldberg explains what this means with regard to the White House’s hopes of reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the 2015 agreement with Tehran is formally known:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Nuclear proliferation, U.S. Foreign policy