A happier, less violent 2020

December 30, 2019 Each and every problem humanity faces is rooted in violence. Why do so many continue believing in violence, the most counter-productive, unintelligent and expensive means of all? Violence invariably makes a problem between conflicting parties deeper and broader and every solution more difficult. It make the original problem ten times bigger. All problems in this world are […]

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Peter Handke og DR Deadline’s dovenskab

13. oktober 2019 Peter Handke får Nobels Litteraturpris 2019 og jeg skriver på min Facebook-side: Tillykke, Peter HandkeDen “gale” forfatter, der tænkte for komplekst, begavet og retfærdigt om Vestens galskab i Jugoslavien og demonisering af alle serber. Godt nok at dét nu kan trækkes frem. Og han får oprettelse. Dette lille hurtige statement fulgtes af et interview med Handke i […]

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Fjollede militære tal dækker over virkeligheden: At Rusland ikke er en trussel

4. marts 2019 Hvis man skal bruge kun én målestok på et lands militære styrke, så er militærudgifterne (”forsvarsudgifterne”) den bedste. De siger jo hvor meget regeringer er parate til at afsætte og hvordan de prioriterer. Militærudgifterne (Milex) er nogenlunde lette at sammenligne og institutter som SIPRI i Stockholm og IISS i London lave indekser hvor de er omregnet til […]

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Peace illiteracy

And why I am switching balances from the most noble and important – but momentarily meaningless – job to something more rewarding… February 1, 2019 Just yesterday, I posted this extremely important and modest appeal – the Basel Appeal – on our foundation’s homepage, The Transnational, here. It was disseminated to social media, among others, my FB profile, TFF’s and […]

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Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke deltager i krigen i Syrien

Og igen på terroristernes side     Ved sin nøje tilrettelagte Syrien-demonstration på Rådhuspladsen den 25. februar 2018 støtter Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke igen: • systematisk brud på folkeretten – herunder splittelsen af en stat med voldelige midler – international våbenhandel og vestlig interventionism og regeringsforandring; • terroristgrupper som med udenlandsk militær og politisk støtte i årevis har bidraget til usigelig ødelæggelse […]

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Discussing Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia

Here I am with my friends Donald, Bibi, Sara and Melania… And speak a little about the stupidity of scapegoating Iran for everything, of giving Saudi Arabia even more weapons – and being bribed by it – of creating the preconditions for more warfare and about the fact that NATO is setting up shop in Kuwait and there are plans to have a Gulf NATO – something you can read much more about in my analysis Trump in Riyadh – A Gulf NATO to gang up against Iran and Syria. It’s a TFF PressInfo and you can subscribe to them too so they wing into your mailbox – very irregularly and not too often… write to PI@transnational.org – and they are free of course and many of the best things in life.

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“Vittnesrapport från Aleppo, en annorlunda konfliktanalys och vägar till fred i Syrien”

Videoinspelning av Jan Öbergs föredrag i Stockholm februari 2017 Inspelningen är uppdelad i två delar: Del 1: Vittnesrapport från Aleppo 60 min. Del 2: Debatt och vägar till fred i Syrien 45 min. Bakgrund 10-14:e december 2016 vistades Jan Öberg i Aleppo. Med sin unika erfarenhet från staden ifrågasätter han den gängse massmediarapporteringen, argumenterar för ett nytt sätt att se […]

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Discussing NATO with a former U.S. Ass. Sec. of Defence

A 30 min debate about NATO, Ukraine, Crimea, Yugoslavia, Syria the eternal enemy images and the – obsolete – philosophy on which NATO builds. Time for something new, I argue in the debate with former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defence under Reagon, Mr. Lawrence J. Korb who at the time was in command of 70% of Pentagon’s budget. Here in TFF PressInfo # 403  is a little longer text about this debate and there is also a little about my experience and policy vis-a-vis the media.

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