TFF PressInfo # 457: The U.S. just declared war on Iran

TFF PressInfo # 457: The U.S. just declared war on Iran

  By Jan Oberg   Against all common sense, moral considerations and international law, U.S. President Donald Trump tonight decided to place the United States outside the international so-called community and isolate itself, not Iran. He withdrew the United States from what is one of the most important negotiated peace-oriented agreements that have ever been […]

Did John Bolton Leak Intelligence to Sabotage a Trump-Kim Deal?

Did John Bolton Leak Intelligence to Sabotage a Trump-Kim Deal?

  By Gareth Porter* May 3, 2018 The still-unscheduled Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit offers the opportunity for a denuclearization deal that would avoid a possible nuclear war, but that potential deal remains vulnerable to a hostile corporate media sector and political elites in the United States. At the center of this hostility is national […]

Trump believes Iran is building a nuclear bomb

Trump believes Iran is building a nuclear bomb

  By Jonathan Power May 1, 2018 The next few days are fraught with danger. One of the most momentous decisions of the century is about to be made. Will President Donald Trump certify or not that Iran is honouring the agreement made with the US and the other permanent members of the UN Security […]

A piece of world peace history in-the-making

A piece of world peace history in-the-making

  Jan Oberg April 27, 2018 Please watch the video below carefully. You’ll see what could – could, and most likely will – become a piece of world peace history. Note the body language of the two leaders – warm smiles and long handshakes. In spite of being one and the same nation, they meet […]

Imagine! Peace education through story telling for children and parents

Imagine! Peace education through story telling for children and parents

  By Ina Curic   April 26, 2018 Ina Curic has been with TFF since 2006 – an Associate, a Board member and also TFF’s project coordinator when we worked in Burundi. After a few years away from the bigger world issues of the world, Ina Curic is now back as author of children’s books […]

Ina Curic – A Background

Ina Curic – A Background

  Ina Curic became a TFF Associate in April 2006, TFF’s project coordinator in Burundi in May 2007 and a member of the foundation’s Board in March 2008. Romanian-born Ina Curic is a trained sociologist, with an M.A. in Gender Studies from Babes-Bolyai University, Romania and an M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies from the […]

Will America go to war?

Will America go to war?

  By Jonathan Power April 24, 2018 • A speech of General George Patton, a famous World War 2 warrior, has an uncanny resemblance to the philosophy of Donald Trump. “All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser- Americans despise cowards. Americans play […]

Imagine The Day Washington DC Was Bombed

Imagine The Day Washington DC Was Bombed

By David Swanson* Imagine some foreign nation sent 100 missiles into Washington D.C. You can imagine this because Hollywood has trained you to imagine it.   Originally published at David Swanson here. April 20, 2018 Imagine that for weeks or months prior to this attack, the foreign nation’s government and public debated whether to do […]

Why bombing Syria was illegal and illegitimate

Why bombing Syria was illegal and illegitimate

  By Jan Oberg – who on April 14, 2018, speaks with Russia Today and points out why this type of behaviour is totally unacceptable: It violates international law, undermines the UN and brings Syria, the region and the world further and further from peace. The people behind it and their media and other supporters […]

Attacking Syria

Attacking Syria

    By Richard Falk April 19, 2018 This post is an assessment of the recent Syrian missile attack by the armed forces of the U.S., UK, and France from a variety of perspectives. It is a modified and expanded version of a text earlier published in The Wire  (Delhi) and Il Manifesto(Rome). I intend […]