Iran nuclear deal: The golden opportunity for the EU to live up to its own goals

Iran nuclear deal: The golden opportunity for the EU to live up to its own goals

  By Jan Oberg July 7, 2018 • On July 6, 2018 there was a meeting in Vienna concerning the JCPOA, or the Iran nuclear deal, and how to handle it after the U.S. withdrawal from the deal and the U.S. attempts to isolate Iran further and suffocate its 85 million people even more by […]

The EU’s woeful refugee crisis – spelling the end?

The EU’s woeful refugee crisis – spelling the end?

  Jan Oberg on PressTV June 29, 2018 Oberg comments directly after the EU Summit on a series of issues, among them also defence and security. Here is the document from the European Council and nobody seem to contemplate the link between EU/NATO armament (arms exports), military intervention and NATO/EU countries ravaging one country after […]

Oberg comment: Trump’s letter to Kim Jong-un

Oberg comment: Trump’s letter to Kim Jong-un

  By Jan Oberg May 24, 2018 About an hour after President Trump had announced another US withdrawal – this time from the Summit with North Korea on June 12 – I commented on RT (formerly Russia Today) and got quite a long time until we were broken off by Trump appearing in the White […]

Why it would be self-defeating for the US to scrap the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA)

Why it would be self-defeating for the US to scrap the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA)

  By Jan Oberg Comment on PressTV, February 17, 2018  

Get Your Proportions Right !

Get Your Proportions Right !

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Naomi Klein: How to Resist Trump’s Shock Doctrine

Shock. It’s a word that has come up a lot since November – for obvious reasons.I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about shock. Ten years ago, I published “The Shock Doctrine,” an investigation that spanned four decades from Pinochet’s U.S.-backed coup in 1970s Chile to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. I noticed a brutal and […]

Iran should give the US no pretext for military action

  By Jan Oberg A few comments in advance of President Trump’s speech on January 11 concerning the nuclear deal, JCPOA, with Iran and why it would be stupid of him to isolate the US by violating the agreement’s letter and spirit. Iran’s response will also be very important and here it is essential to […]

The insanity of nuclear deterrence

The insanity of nuclear deterrence

  By Robert Green   Robert Green Commander, The British Royal Navy, Retired. When nuclear-armed nations face off, the threat of mutually assured destruction is expected to keep the worst from happening. But is this a rational strategy? Or is it one that is doomed to failure? In this eye-opening and powerful talk, Commander Robert […]

At 2018 the UN S-G issues Red Alert for the whole world

At 2018 the UN S-G issues Red Alert for the whole world

    Jan Oberg comments: This is certainly important, although there are limits to what António Guterres can say. I wish he would have said “reduction of all kinds of violence” or emphasised the UN Charter’s Article one that says that peace shall be built by peaceful means. But anyhow – I applaud him for […]

Where are the mediators in the US/North Korea conflict?

Where are the mediators in the US/North Korea conflict?

By Jan Oberg PressTV, December 25 – 2017