Dmitry Trenin: A confession from Putin suggests that the Ukraine conflict could last for years

Dmitry Trenin: A confession from Putin suggests that the Ukraine conflict could last for years

Most likely, the fighting will continue into 2023, and quite probably beyond, until either Moscow or Kiev is exhausted, or one side claims a decisive victory Dmitry Trenin November 30, 2022 Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin commented, during a meeting with soldiers’ mothers, that he now regards the Minsk agreements of 2014 and 2015 […]

Two visual moments of historic world order change

Two visual moments of historic world order change

Jan Oberg November 20, 2022 Perhaps you have no time to read thick analytical books, but you are interested in macro-history and how the world changes right before our eyes? If so, the two clips below from 2021 and 2022 are loaded with content that speaks volumes of history, conflict and world order change. And […]

Jan Oberg in China Daily: Abolish NATO and build peace instead

Jan Oberg in China Daily: Abolish NATO and build peace instead

Jan Oberg November 18, 2022 This was published as an Op-Ed in today’s China Daily with the title “NATO shouldn’t be a bloc on road to peace.” While most organisations are evaluated and reformed as time goes by, NATO isn’t. It has become sacrosanct and criticism of its operations silenced. In Western media, it is […]

Jan Oberg: The West’s ”Sanctionitis,” Militarism and Other Self-destructive Impulses

Jan Oberg: The West’s ”Sanctionitis,” Militarism and Other Self-destructive Impulses

Jan Oberg November 18, 2022 This article was written in October for the distinguished China Investment – a magazine sponsored by China’s National Development and Reform Commission. It was published in November here in both Chinese and English. Due to the reactions to my articles there, it looks like I shall become a regular contributor […]

✅ TFF Miniblog, News & Notes from 2021 till today

✅ TFF Miniblog, News & Notes from 2021 till today

Find here TFF-related media mentions, comments, videos and social media posts published elsewhere but not on this homepage. ▪️ China Daily, November 18, 2022NATO shouldn’t be a bloc on road to peace ▪️China Investment, November 2022The West’s “Sanctionitis,” Militarism and Other Self-destructive Impulses西方的“制裁炎”、军事主义和其他自我毁灭式冲动 ▪️ Centro Studi Sereno Regis, October 6, 2022La sanzionite deperisce l’Europa ▪️ […]

Jan Oberg 2016: “Ukraine as the border of NATO Expansion”

Jan Oberg 2016: “Ukraine as the border of NATO Expansion”

Jan Oberg November 3, 2022 Everything Ukraine has been predicted. Warnings about trying to get Ukraine into NATO tumbled down, not the least by leading US experts on Russia. They also said that Russia was not – could not be – a threat unless made into one. In all modesty, I said it too 6 […]

Erik Solheim: The leadership of the Communist Party Of China is a historical necessity

Erik Solheim: The leadership of the Communist Party Of China is a historical necessity

Erik Solheim October 21, 2022 A voice of reason and knowledge – an open mind based on a lot of international experience. Here is a short interview at China’s international broadcasting – CGTN’s – Channel on YouTube. Do visit CGTN itself and “See the Difference.” More about Erik Solheim

Forthcoming: TFF Live Streaming and Video Channel updated

Forthcoming: TFF Live Streaming and Video Channel updated

Jan Oberg November 1, 2022 Why video and streaming? Western culture has become more and more image- and less text-oriented – particularly the type of longer, analytical texts to which TFF as a scholarly-based research and public education foundation has always produced. In 2003 when I returned from fact-finding missions in Iraq, I was surprised […]

Richard Falk: War-mongering geopolitics in the nuclear age imperils species survival

Richard Falk: War-mongering geopolitics in the nuclear age imperils species survival

Ukraine War Evolves: Disdaining Diplomacy, Seeking Victory Richard Falk October 27, 2022 Prefatory Note This is the third iteration of an essay on the evolution of the Ukraine War, the earlier two versions published online in Transcend Media Service (TMS) and CounterPunch. The essential argument remains: war-mongering geopolitics in the nuclear age imperils species survival […]

Jan Oberg: The EU and NATO lie – Gorbachev was promised that NATO would not expand “one inch”

Jan Oberg: The EU and NATO lie – Gorbachev was promised that NATO would not expand “one inch”

Jan Oberg October 19, 2022 You should ask yourself, ask friends, others and decision-makers in the West why the type of important news and conversations like the one I have here – including on nuclear abolition – is possible on Russia’s RT (and explicitly appreciated, watch the end) but not possible in the Western mainstream […]

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