SPAR – The “Silk Peace Art Road” Project

SPAR – The “Silk Peace Art Road” Project

  By Jan Oberg Jan Oberg, Oberg PhotoGraphics and The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, TFF, has been invited by the Global Art Affairs (GAA) Foundation and the European Cultural Center to exhibit at Palazzo Mora in Venice during the Biennale 2019. This exciting opportunity stimulated the development of a bigger idea that […]

The Iranian contradiction in the North Korean negotiations

The Iranian contradiction in the North Korean negotiations

  By Jonathan Power • March 20th 2018 Like it not we find that we’re having to get used to the paradoxes, contradictions and confusions of the Trump era. None is more apparent than his attack on the landmark Iran de-nuclearisation agreement, fashioned by the Obama Administration and the Iranian government. President Donald Trump wants […]

50 Years of Coverup of the My Lay Massacre And Therefore Nothing Learnt

50 Years of Coverup of the My Lay Massacre And Therefore Nothing Learnt

    We bring you here three contributions by TFF Associates to commemorate the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam 50 years ago     # 1 – Michel Chossudovsky   By Dr. Gary G. Kohls and Prof Michel Chossudovsky   Global Research Editor’s Note This article was first published on March 15, 2008, to commemorate […]

“Revisiting the Vietnam War And International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk” – New Book

“Revisiting the Vietnam War And International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk” – New Book

  New book by TFF Associate, Richard Falk, on the Vietnam War   Revisiting the Vietnam War And International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk Editor Stefan Andersson Cambridge University Press, 2017 (US $ 157) Paperback UK £ 28 here   Why the Legal and Political Debate on the Vietnam War Still Matters   […]

Meet Me in Pyongyang: An Interview With Siegfried Hecker

Meet Me in Pyongyang: An Interview With Siegfried Hecker

  Elisabeth Eaves of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists talks with Siegfried Hecker, one of the most well-informed experts on the US-Korean nuclear issues.   Via thebulletin.org It was an extraordinary week in North Korean nuclear affairs. First, high-level South Korean envoys met with the North’s leader Kim Jong-un, returning to Seoul with promises of […]

Öppning i Nordkorea-konflikten

Öppning i Nordkorea-konflikten

  Av Sören Sommelius 10:e mars 2018 ”En häpnadsväckande utveckling”, skriver brittiska The Guardian om beskedet att Donald Trump och Kim Jong-un ska mötas vid ett toppmöte i maj. Nu är det diplomati som gäller, inte kärnvapenhot. Beskedet om att Nordkoreas Kim Jong-un ska möta Donald Trump på ett toppmöte i maj var fredagens stora glädjande […]

When dealing with North Korea at least be polite

When dealing with North Korea at least be polite

  By Jonathan Power February 14, 2018 How rude can you get? The US vice-president, Mike Pence, sitting one row in front of the sister of the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un refused to turn round and say hi. She was one outstretched arm away from him. For the whole of the opening ceremony […]

China′s ′New Silk Road′ goes straight through the Caucasus – Georgia

China′s ′New Silk Road′ goes straight through the Caucasus – Georgia

With its New Silk Road mega-project, China is building on old traditions. But hard-core geostrategic interests, not nostalgia, are guiding Beijing’s investments. Miodrag Soric reports from Tbilisi, Georgia. Via dw.com When it comes to the economy, the Chinese government thinks and acts quickly. And the same is true of China’s exports. Currently most products exported to Europe […]

Arming against China

Arming against China

  By Jonathan Power January 23, 2018 • Last week, the American secretary of defence, Jim Mattis, declared a new era: “There has been a return of great power competition……great power competition – not terrorism- is now the primary focus of US security”. In the new national defence strategy document China and Russia are singled […]

North Korea-US-China Relations Over Time: For A New Common Security Policy

North Korea-US-China Relations Over Time: For A New Common Security Policy

Women from around the world cross the DMZ – De-Militarized Zone – border between North and South Korea in 2015. To the left TFF Associate Mairead Maguire. Reported here by the Daily Mail.   By Samuel S. Kim* Abstract The often-used description in the American mainstream media and geopolitical literature of “North Korea’s nuclear aggression” […]