A Nordic Initiative for Peace in Ukraine and Lasting World Peace

A Nordic Initiative for Peace in Ukraine and Lasting World Peace

Nobel Peace Prize Watch, Oslo April 27, 2022 Honourable Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries Magdalena Anderson, Sweden Mette Frederiksen, Denmark Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Iceland Sanna Marin, Finland Jonas Gahr Støre, Norway A  NORDIC  INITIATIVE FOR  PEACE IN  UKRAINE  AND  LASTING  WORLD  PEACE The war in Ukraine once again shows that the world is like a […]

Fredrik Heffermehl: The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Freedom for the Press or for the US?

Fredrik Heffermehl: The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Freedom for the Press or for the US?

Collage © Jan Oberg 2021 Fredrik Heffermehl December 9, 2021 The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize honoured press freedom and – no surprise – was welcomed by the world press. As I listened to the announcement, on October 8, an old story from the Cold War kept coming back to me: A Soviet official had been […]

Jan Oberg: The Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Scandal – How it fits CIA and the US ‘democracy”s global media war

Jan Oberg: The Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Scandal – How it fits CIA and the US ‘democracy”s global media war

Jan Oberg December 7, 2021 Imagine that the Nobel Prize in Literature is given to a book publisher or papermaker and the official motivation is that publishers or papermakers are preconditions for the writer writing and being read. Roughly, this is how the Nobel Peace Committee, reasons – unreasonably. Here’s how it legitimates that its […]

Fame or Shame? Norway, new US bases and the Nobel Peace Prize

Fame or Shame? Norway, new US bases and the Nobel Peace Prize

US Marines participating in the Cold Response 2016 exercise (Torbjørn Kjosvold/Norwegian Armed Forces) Fredrik S. Heffermehl May 31, 2021 USS “Stoltenberg” – Norway, now the newest US aircraft carrier Some years back Norwegian foreign minister Thorvald Stoltenberg took wise steps to reduce confrontation with Russia through a Barents Council for civilian cooperation. This was in […]

Open letter to Nordea Bank concerning the sanctions on Iran

Open letter to Nordea Bank concerning the sanctions on Iran

September 29, 2019 By Jan Oberg Intro Below please find a letter I wrote more than 3 months ago to the Nordic bank, Nordea – present in roughtly 20 countries around the world. Since then, I have been waiting for an answer, but none has arrived. I believe it should have been possible for Chairman […]

Norway occupied – but its future will be the EU

Norway occupied – but its future will be the EU

By Johan Galtung • Johan Galtung takes a swim and speaks about Norway, Sweden, American occupation, relations to Russia and the risk of getting killed – in the media and for real. Interview with John Y. Jones, October 2017