TFF PressInfo # 449: Remembering the War on Yugoslavia 1999

TFF PressInfo # 449: Remembering the War on Yugoslavia 1999

The ethnic map few understood. Should make it clear that cutting up Yugoslavia in independent republics could not be done without bloodshed. (1) Yellow = Serbs, Dark Green = Muslims, Light Blue = Croats,  Light Green = Slovenes, Orange = Montenegrins, Pink = Albanians, Darker Blue = Macedonians   By Jan Oberg March 24, 2018, […]

Danmarks uforsvarlige forsvarsforlig 2018

Danmarks uforsvarlige forsvarsforlig 2018

  Af Jan Øberg Et tidssvarende og relevant forsvarsforlig ville være et hvor man fordomsfrit og med bred ekspertise havde spurgt: Givet at verden ser ud som den gør – og kan forventes at gøre i de næste 20-30 år – hvilken politik på de relevante militære og civile områder bør Danmark så vælge for […]

The 2018 US National Defence Strategy In Plain Words: Tragi-Comic!

The 2018 US National Defence Strategy In Plain Words: Tragi-Comic!

  By Jan Oberg January 26, 2018   Excerpts from Summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy of the United States of America: “For decades the United States has enjoyed uncontested or dominant superiority in every operating domain. We could generally deploy our forces when we wanted, assemble them where we wanted, and operate how […]

About the 2018 US National Defence Strategy

About the 2018 US National Defence Strategy

By Jan Oberg • Interview on “Loud & Clear” of Radio Sputnik, New York, January 22, 2018   Other posts about this issue Jan Oberg, The 2018 US National Defence Stratgey In Plain Words: Tragi-Comic! Defence News  

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 […]