Topic: Analysis

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach – Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — In the late 19th century, the cliché phrase making the rounds of the imperial palaces in Europe, was that the Ottoman Empire, a creature in which they all had[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach, special to the Mirror-Spectator ROSENMONTAG, Germany — If it were not so tragic, it would be comical. That might be one way of reflecting on current political developments. But then, perhaps the best way to[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach, Special to the Mirror-Spectator DARMSTADT, Germany — What constitutes honor? This is not an abstract question, but a very practical one in connection with a controversy that has recently erupted in Germany. The[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach, special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Films are not only for entertainment, but may have the power to change political reality. This is certainly the case with “Aghet” by director Eric Friedler. First[...]