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t first, the execution of
Wall Street Journal reporter
Daniel Pearl seemed to be
just another example of
the acidic barbarity of militant Islam,
beginning and ending with the brand
of fanatical hatred that led its apostles
to smash airplanes into buildings only
a few months earlier.
But for Bernard-Henri Levy,
France's most
renowned philosopher,
Pearl's murder has a
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him, his way of being a Jew open to
the Muslim world, his way of refusing
the dramatic idea of the 'clash of civi-
lizations' — that the West is not at
war with the rest — with all this I felt
an affinity."
After a moment, as though finding
the perfect words, Levy added, "What
happened was also a prominent event:
His murder was one of the most
prominent events in the beginning of
this century."
This sort of passionate, typically
unqualified
statement has
made Levy one
of France's most
widely read and
controversial
authors. The
scion of a
wealthy family,
Levy was origi-
nally known as
the handsome
and flamboyant
young leader of
the so-called

Killed Daniel Pearl.?
(Melville House
Publishing; $25.95),
just published in
English after selling
hundreds of thousands
of French copies this
spring, Levy contends
that Pearl was killed
not only for being an
nouveau
American and a Jew,
philosophes in
but because he was
the 1970s.
about to reveal sensi-
Since then, he
tive connections
has developed
Bernard-Henri Levy, France's most
between terrorist
the uniquely
organizations and secu- renowned philosopher: Being a jour- French persona
nalist and a Jew as well, Levy faced
rity officials in
of the intellectu-
significant danger on his trip to the
Pakistan, a country
al that more
little hotel that served as informal
that Levy said "has the
resembles a rock
headquarters
of the ISI.
stench of the apoca-
star than a
lypse."
dowdy academ-
His most disturbing
ic, with his
theory — that Pearl had uncovered
trademark dark suits, open-collared
shirts and long dark hair. He and his
proof that Pakistani nuclear scientists
wife, movie actress Arielle Dombasle,
were giving technical information to
al-Qaeda — calls into question the
regularly make French gossip pages,
and he is widely known in France just
wisdom of the United States' recent
by his initials, "B.H.L."
war on Iraq, when one of its own
Yet despite these more superficial
allies might pose a much greater and
aspects, Levy commands an impres-
more immediate threat.
sive bibliography and has a history of
"Every reporter in the world who
ardent public support for serious caus-
has ambitions to be a good reporter
es. He is the author of 30 books of
felt affinity with this man," Levy said
criticism, biography and fiction over
of Pearl, trying in a recent interview
at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City the past 25 years and became a war
reporter during the 1971 conflict
to force his feelings through the con-
fines of his English.
between Pakistan and India over
"He was one of the best reporters of Bangladesh.
During the 1990s, he wrote exten-
this country. His way of listening to
sively about the atrocities in Bosnia,
people who did not think the same as

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