Category Archives: Middle East

US-Saudi Arabia’s endless militarism

To hit Iran and Syria in the future?
Why is Saudi Arabia already the 3rd or 4th largest military spender on earth?
The Gulf Cooperation Council 10 times bigger than Iran?
Is NATO setting itself up in the Arab world?
And why is Denmark’s ambassador Ms. Merete Juhl in the United Arab Emirates the main coordinator of helping NATO expand into the Middle East=?

Lost peace and fake news

By Jan Oberg

Proud to join “Middle East With Naskah Zada” at her program in New York and talking about the reasons that peace has become so ‘unpopular’.

Touching also upon international law, the new Cold War and the increasing U.S. involvement in Syria.

Safe zones in Syria – very problematic

Commenting on PressTV after President Erdogan’s and Putin’s meeting on May 3, 2017

May 1: Where are the workers in the struggle for peace? Nowhere it seems!

What foreign policy if the US had no weapons?

Just a thought…

Iran on nuclear deal and nuclear-free Middle East

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I had the pleasure and honour to comment on the Iranian defence minister’s views on the nuclear deal, on a nuclear-free Middle East, terrorism and more.

Syria – two perspectives illustrated

“The Debate” of April 16, 2017 on Iran’s PressTV between Richard Millett and myself is important to me.

I think it will be for you too in the sense of clarifying two approaches and positions on Syria.

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Its focus is on the difference in media coverage of the terrible events in Khan Seykhoun and al-Rashideen but there is much more to it.

I’ll keep on struggling for the conflict and peace perspective against the violence perspective that sees black-and-white only and continues the seemingly eternal blame game – and thus legitimates more, rather than less, warfare.

Happy if you care to share and continue the – meta – debate!