Five lessons we should learn from the North Korea nuclear story

Five lessons we should learn from the North Korea nuclear story

  By Gunnar Westberg June 21, 2018 The North Korea – USA nuclear crisis should teach us several lessons regarding nuclear weapons: 1. Nuclear weapons do not prevent nuclear proliferation. In 1970, the nuclear weapon states accepted the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, NPT. In this treaty, they agree to negotiate the complete disarmament of their own […]

TFF PressInfo # 458: Mike Pompeo’s declaration of war on Iran

TFF PressInfo # 458: Mike Pompeo’s declaration of war on Iran

  Lund, Sweden, May 21, 2018 Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo’s speech, held at the Heritage Foundation can be seen and heard here at The Transnational. And here is State Department’s full transcript. Here are some TFF Associate comments on it:   Stop the war on Iran now! By Farhang Jahanpour, TFF Board Speaking at […]

Condemning the US-led aggression on Syria: In support of the Syrian people, international law and true peacemaking

Condemning the US-led aggression on Syria:  In support of the Syrian people, international law and true peacemaking

  Lund, Sweden – April 14, 2018 Statement by Associates of TFF – The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research   Summary The US-British-French attack is a clear and indisputable case of aggression according to international law, and to the UN Charter in particular. And it lacks, like many unilateral wars before it, a […]

US Nuclear Posture Review gives strong arguments for a prohibition of all nuclear weapons

US Nuclear Posture Review gives strong arguments for a prohibition of all nuclear weapons

  By Gunnar Westberg February 16, 2018   This is how I would summarize the new US Nuclear Posture Review, issued last week by the Trump administration: • We can fight and win a nuclear exchange • We are prepared to use nuclear weapons against a conventional attack, e.g. a cyberattack • We may consider […]

Gunnar Westberg CV

Nils Gunnar Westberg Born June 29, 1938 in Sundsvall, Sweden After having served as TFF Associate since 2002, Gunnar Westberg joined the Board of the foundation in October 2008.