DR’s uvildighed i forhold til det militære

DR’s uvildighed i forhold til det militære

Af Jan Øberg • Danmark sendte den 10. januar 2018, 200 soldater til Estland som en del af NATOs indsatser vis-a-vis Rusland. På DR.dk mener man at det bør gives den journalistiske behanding, man kan se her under overskriften: Danske soldater rejser i dag til Estland for at holde Putins tropper væk Givet dette har […]

PESCO: EU paves way to defense union

PESCO: EU paves way to defense union

By the European Union • The majority of EU nations have committed to a joint defense cooperation, focusing on military operations and investments. Europe is looking to cement unity, especially since Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. From Deutsche Welle – the whole article here Defense and foreign ministers from 23 European Union countries […]

Time to challenge the War System

Time to challenge the War System

By Jake Lynch • “Free elections and free markets” represent “the single sustainable model for national success”. So declared the US National Security Strategy published by the Administration of George W Bush in 2002. It’s a document better known for the novelty of its proposed variation on the traditional UN provision for the legal use […]

TFF PressInfo # 291: Coping with the loss of a close enemy. Perestroika as a challenge to the West

TFF PressInfo # 291: Coping with the loss of a close enemy. Perestroika as a challenge to the West

By Jan Oberg Written April 1990 • Published in Bulletin of Peace Proposals 3-1990, pp 287-298 and on TFF’s homepage at the same time   1. Four hypotheses The West has lost a close enemy, the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Which reactions can be discerned and what psycho-political emotions are they indicative of? How […]

A Nato attack on Nuclear Disarmament

A Nato attack on Nuclear Disarmament

  By Manlio Dinucci • Not a single nuclear power has agreed to sign the new Treaty banning nuclear weapons. We all appreciate that unilateral disarmament would be a genuine concern for such states. However, Nato, which violates the NPT (the treaty aiming at containing the proliferation of nuclear arms) every day, has gone much […]

US pressured NATO states to vote no to a ban

US pressured NATO states to vote no to a ban

  By ICAN • In a document from October 17, the United States warned other NATO members that efforts to negotiate a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons or to delegitimise nuclear deterrence “are fundamentally at odds with NATO’s basic policies on deterrence”. In the letter, the US government strongly urges allies and partners to vote no […]

Ten articles on the new Cold War and a reflection

By Jan Oberg Lund, October 26, 2016 • Over the last four month, ten articles about the new Cold War have been published on the TFF Associates blog. And on our social media you’ll find hundreds of brilliant, informative posts written by others. While this new Cold War is certainly different from the first Cold […]

NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev heard and how he was cheated

NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev heard and how he was cheated

Via gwu.edu Washington D.C., December 12, 2017 – U.S. Secretary of State James Baker’s famous “not one inch eastward” assurance about NATO expansion in his meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on February 9, 1990, was part of a cascade of assurances about Soviet security given by Western leaders to Gorbachev and other Soviet officials […]