China’s CGTN: “The Point with Liu Xin” – On Sweden and Finland joining NATO

China’s CGTN: “The Point with Liu Xin” – On Sweden and Finland joining NATO

May 20, 2022 A 30 mins panel discussion led by Ms Liu Xin, a very important TV personality known to CGTN’s 150 million viewers because of her program “The Point”. CGTN stands for China Global Television Network – more about it here. And here is its YouTube Channel. The participants in this edition of “The […]

Jan Oberg on RT about Finland, Sweden and NATO

Jan Oberg on RT about Finland, Sweden and NATO

May 16, 2022 Sunday the 15th, 2022, I was asked to comment from a peace research point of view on Finland and Sweden’s moves to become full members of NATO. I gladly do so since it is a long time since I commented on anything on RT. For those who think that it is surprising […]

It is foolish for Finland and Sweden to join NATO and ignore both the real causes and consequences

It is foolish for Finland and Sweden to join NATO and ignore both the real causes and consequences

Jan Oberg May 12, 2022 Here’s what the West is intellectually unable – in the midst of its boundlessly self-righteous, militarist mood to see: NATO’s expansion policy created – and is responsible for – the conflict. Russia created – and is responsible for – the war. There exists no violence which is not rooted in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Human security policy and Human Needs Theory

Human security policy and Human Needs Theory

Karin Utas Carlsson December 1, 2020 The purpose of this article is to highlight the thoughts of peace researcher John W. Burton put forward towards the end of the last century. He is seen as the father of Human Needs Theory, a way of thinking behind the concept of human security, increasingly in focus in […]

Sverige kan försvaras utan våld

Sverige kan försvaras utan våld

Erni & Ola Friholt TFF Associates och Fredsrörelsen på Orust 5:e oktober 2020 Sedan urminnes tider anses försvar bestå av motvåld mot en erövrare eller ockupant. Och våldet har fungerat till priset av ett stort antal döda, betecknade som hjältar och hjältinnor, som offrat sina liv för de efterlevandes frihet. Med det moderna bekväma livet […]

Sverige, krisen och värdlandet

Sverige, krisen och värdlandet

Ola & Erni FriholtTFF Associerade & Fredsrörelsen på Orust 26:e augusti, 2020 I vår publikation från 2019 kommenterades broschyren ”Om krisen eller kriget kommer”, som sändes till de svenska hushållen hösten 2018 från Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap (MSB). Dess innehåll är chockerande ytligt. Vår kommentar utgick från den aktuella verkligheten och dess krav på […]

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 […]

Iran’s foreign minister speaks at SIPRI – and the media dont get it

Iran’s foreign minister speaks at SIPRI – and the media dont get it

Iran Collage # 1 by Jan Oberg By Jan Oberg August 27, 2019 On August 21, 2019, Iran’s foreign minister, Dr. Javad Zarif, gave a speech at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI. Zarif spoke at length without a manuscript, in details and with references to facts and history of the region and the […]

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