Unless miracles happen, Iran will soon be bombed

Unless miracles happen, Iran will soon be bombed

© Jan Oberg – How much longer shall the Iranian people suffer? And shall they also be bombed? NEW – Listen to this article here Jan Oberg March 1, 2021 The West-Iran conflict is extremely a-symmetric. It’s the West that has, historically, sought to influence, change, threaten, demanded obedience from, punished (with sanctions and more), […]

Comment on the Iranian Supreme Leader’s statement about the nuclear deal

Comment on the Iranian Supreme Leader’s statement about the nuclear deal

NEW Jan Oberg March 1, 2021 On February 23, I was asked by Iran’s PressTV to comment on Ayatollah Khamenei’s statement about the JCPOA and European leaders. I did that together with political commentator Shabbir Razvi in London. Just click on this link and you’ll be able to watch it. It is on a video […]

A Treasure on Persian Culture: Farhang Jahanpour’s homepage

A Treasure on Persian Culture: Farhang Jahanpour’s homepage

Farhang Jahanpour February 23, 2021 TFF is very proud to have published numerous articles and videos by one of the world’s most knowledgeable scholars on the Middle East in general and Iran in particular, Dr Farhang Jahanpour, Oxford, since he became an Associate in 2006 (and later Board member). It’s been such a delightful co-operation […]

Hvem bør få Nobels Fredspris 2021 ?

Hvem bør få Nobels Fredspris 2021 ?

Fredrik Heffermehl 18. februar, 2021 TFF er stolt over at være den institution i verden, som flest Nobelpris-nominerede (7) er knyttet til: Scilla Ellworthy, Richard Falk, Johan Galtung, David Krieger, Evelin Lindner, Jan Oberg og David Swanson. Den norske Nobelkomite har mottatt nær 400 nominasjoner for 2021. Å velge den beste er selvsagt en krevende […]

The Light in Darkness – Mahatma Gandhi’s message with reference to Japan today

The Light in Darkness – Mahatma Gandhi’s message with reference to Japan today

The Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo – what would Gandhi think and say today? Ayako Uno February 17, 2021 Since 2000, I have been teaching courses such as “History of South Asia” as a part-time lecturer at the International Christian University (ICU), my alma mater which was founded after the WWII in order to raise peacebuilders […]

TFF Associate: Lea Suter, Switzerland

TFF Associate: Lea Suter, Switzerland

February 12, 2021 Lea Suter – born August 27, 1984, Swiss, founder of PeacePrints, became a TFF Associate in February 2021. Latest work experiences Co-founding president of the Forum of a Culture of Peace / Forum für Friedenskultur in Switzerland (founded Nov. 2020). UN Association Switzerland (GSUN) – Secretary-General 09.‘18 – nowEstablish and manage a […]

Contrast today’s anti-intellectual peacelessness: John F. Kennedy’s “Peace Speech” in 1963

Contrast today’s anti-intellectual peacelessness: John F. Kennedy’s “Peace Speech” in 1963

Jan Oberg February 4, 2021 At a time when the intellectual level of much politics has decreased dangerously, it may be useful to remember politicians who earlier on were leaders, visionaries, intellectually alert and able to communicate their message in ways that caught the attention of wide audiences. The Transnational has many student visitors, and […]

TFF Associates’ blog 2011-2017 reborn

TFF Associates’ blog 2011-2017 reborn

Reflecting important global development, it is also a piece of the academic history of peace, conflict and future research Jan Oberg February 3, 2021 Here is a completely new edition of TFF Associates’ blog 2011-2017. In this blog, you’ll find almost everything posted over these 6 years by TFF Associates, our group of experts on […]

📌 Goodbye Facebook, Google/YouTube and Twitter

📌 Goodbye Facebook, Google/YouTube and Twitter

Jan Oberg January 25, 2021 📌 Announcement on social media use TFF and I, Jan Oberg, will change how we use social media from 2021 and onwards. The change comes as a result of certain social media trends and events that we do not want to be part of (see arguments below). We increasingly find […]

Goodbye Peace…Online book project you may follow

Goodbye Peace…Online book project you may follow

By Jan Oberg January 13, 2021 Welcome to my worldmoires – a word I have invented for the occasion. It means writing about my life in the perspective of global affairs and trends that have influenced my work and myself since I was born in the middle of the preceding century.  And the occasion? I’m approaching the […]