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 […]

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

  By Jan Oberg August 7, 2018     Re-posted from TFF’s earlier website on November 1, 2016 with links to later materials being added at the bottom. TFF PressInfo # 392: Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?       Added at the bottom of the article on November 23, […]

Trump’s economic blockade of Iran won’t pay off

Trump’s economic blockade of Iran won’t pay off

Donald Trump’s efforts to block Iran’s oil exports are intended to harm Iran, but his policy also harms the US and the rest of the world.   By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich July 2, 2018 • It is as clear as day that President Trump is obsessed with regime change in Iran. What is not made clear […]

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

    By Jan Oberg Take a look at the short video below that Facebook suddenly sends me today, Saturday June 30, 2018 about my being so important for communities and how great Facebook is at creating a community feeling worldwide. Many thanks, I guess I am supposed to say. Well, I don’t. First, I […]

Gør Vesten verden bedre?

Gør Vesten verden bedre?

  Af Henrik Dahl & Jan Øberg 27. juni 2018 17 år efter 11. september og USA’s invasion af Afghanistan spørger Ræson: Gør vesten verden bedre? Chefredaktionen skriver: På en række områder har præsident Trump udfordret den traditionelle opfattelse af USA’s globale rolle, og givet sine allierede – herunder EU-landene – lejlighed til at overveje […]

TFF PressInfo # 462: Memorial Day THIS – About the Real U.S. today

TFF PressInfo # 462: Memorial Day THIS – About the Real U.S. today

  By David Swanson May 29, 2018 “Memorial Day is a time to remember, appreciate, and honor the selfless patriots who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to freedom. At a time when our country seems so divided, we must not forget that it is because of their service and sacrifice that we live in […]

Whither the Transatlantic Alliance after Trump’s Iran Deal Madness?

Whither the Transatlantic Alliance after Trump’s Iran Deal Madness?

  By Jan Oberg Will Europe to continue to bow to US demands now that Trump has withdrawn from the Iran Deal? That’s the question John Wight asks of peace researcher Jan Oberg, on this week’s program. A conversation with John Wight of “Hard Facts” at Sputnik Radio, May 16, 2018.    

Time for Europe to use the stick against Trump

Time for Europe to use the stick against Trump

  By Jonathan Power Don’t cry for me, Europe.  The time for diminishing Europe’s self-esteem is over. It’s time for toughness and retaliation. Even a personal intervention by his favourite European head of state, Emmanuel Macron, President of France, failed to move President Donald Trump on the gravest of all policies – his decision that […]

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 […]

“Why, This Isn’t Cuba” – On America’s Exceptionalism

“Why, This Isn’t Cuba” – On America’s Exceptionalism

    By David Swanson April 9, 2018 Back in the 1890s those who believed conquering a continent was killing enough (without taking over Hawaii, the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, etc.) included Speaker of the House Thomas Reed. He clipped an article out of a newspaper about a lynching in South Carolina. He clipped a […]

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