The imperative for nuclear disarmament – Is Putin the puppet-master?

The imperative for nuclear disarmament – Is Putin the puppet-master?

  Jonathan Power  August 22, 2018 Everything gets said, nothing gets done. When President Donald Trump met President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last month we were promised all sorts of goodies- progress in reconciliation in Ukraine and Syria, and not least nuclear disarmament. If there is progress behind the scenes it’s not noticeable to the […]

U.S. primary sanctions on Iran and secondary sanctions on the world is totally unacceptable

U.S. primary sanctions on Iran and secondary sanctions on the world is totally unacceptable

  By Jan Oberg Commenting on Iran’s global PressTV why the US sanctions against Iran are one big violation of international law and why other countries should resist all pressures from the US and its threat of imposing its secondary sanctions on them – remember Trump’s tweet that anyone who does business with Iran will […]

The big American mistakes with Russia

The big American mistakes with Russia

  By Jonathan Power August 14, 2018 Two mistakes, committed on President Barack Obama’s watch, were the triggers for the end of the long post-Cold War period of good relations with Russia. They were the attack on Libya by the US, France and the UK and the subsequent killing of its long-time dictator, Muammar Gadhafi. […]

An Arab NATO is not a viable alliance

An Arab NATO is not a viable alliance

By Farhang Jahanpour, TFF Board member August 13, 2018   In an interview with Tehran Times, professor Farhang Jahanpour, part-time tutor on Middle Eastern affairs in the Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford, and a member of Kellogg College says that he does not believe that Arab NATO is “a viable military alliance.” Former […]

New TFF Associate: Thore Vestby CV

New TFF Associate: Thore Vestby CV

    Curriculum vitae Thore Vestby – born May 30, 1951 in Norway – became a TFF Associate in August 2018.   Occupation Hon. Mayor, former MP, Chairman   Education 1972-2003 IT and business-related education by IBM in economy, sales, marketing and business development. 1971-1972 Military service 1968-1971 Gymnasium, mathematics and physics 1965-1968 High-school   […]

TFF PressInfo # 390 – Ten articles on the new Cold War and a reflection

TFF PressInfo # 390 – Ten articles on the new Cold War and a reflection

Photo: US President George Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev at the Moscow Summit 1991 By Peter Turnley/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images   By Jan Oberg   This article – TFF PressInfo # 390 – Ten articles on the new Cold War and a reflection – with the links at the end was copied from TFF’s former homepage […]

TFF Live: NATO is outdated – 8 Arguments

  By Jan Oberg May 25, 2017 On the occasion of the Summit in NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Outdated/Obsolete. Here the 8 main arguments. Please share if you like! The Western media will not raise these critical questions, the rest of us must… Here the original link at Facebook Live with all comments and […]

The Future of NATO: An Interview

The Future of NATO: An Interview

  By Richard Falk August 13, 2018   Introduction An interview with Daniel Falcone on the future of NATO that considers Trump’s brazen challenges and the tepid responses of European political leaders, and what this interplay signifies for the future of world order. At least, Trump’s approach has so far avoided the drift toward Cold […]

Når medierne tier om Yemen forsvinder empatien for de lidende

Når medierne tier om Yemen forsvinder empatien for de lidende

20. april, 2015: Mennesker står i kø for at få vand da drikkevand næsten ikke findes. Foto: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters   Af Jesper Munk Jakobsen TFF Associate 12. august 2018 Det er en gammel floskel at kalde sommerferien for agurketid. Der er ingen historier at skrive om for de danske journalister, når erhvervslivets ledere, debattørerne og […]

On Hiroshima & Nagasaki Days talk about the harm nuclear weapons do today without being used

    By Jan Oberg August 9, 2018 Let’s not use these days as if they were only history. These two cities do have museum that everyone on earth should visit – but the issue is not history. It’s is reality today, 73 years later. While we must commemorate the victims and the destruction and […]

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