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Hanne Nabintu Herland: The Arab Winter

Throughout history, democratic leaders have occasionally shown an extraordinary talent in destabilizing the world. This was the case in Germany leading up to World War II. It also seems to apply to the current Arab spring, or maybe rather the Arab winter. The Western attempt to portray the Arab uprising as a mere question of “ ’all Muslim peoples’ yearning ... Read More »

USA chief facilitator of Christian Persecution in the Middle East / Raymond Ibrahim

Prominent indicators confirm that the U.S. is the chief facilitator of the persecution of Christians around the world today, Raymond Ibrahim reports. (Photo: Syrian Greek Orthodox Church) According to the recently released 2014 World Watch List, which ranks the 50 nations where Christians are most persecuted, Syria is the third worst nation in the world in which to be Christian, ... Read More »

Hanne Nabintu Herland: USA – a falling star

Noam Chomsky, one of America’s leading intellectuals and a highly cited researcher, has advanced a depressing image of the USA as a nation that has evolved into a major cause of terror. For some time Chomsky has argued that the USA is not a democracy. It is in fact a one-party state — an oligarchy where elites govern on behalf ... Read More »

US’ atrocities in the Middle East has to stop

Robert McNamara eloquently warned in the documentary The fog of war against the US tendency to take part in civil wars by supporting one of the conflicting parties. He said that one is deemed to loose if this is the strategy. McNamara further stated that this was America’s biggest mistake in Vietnam, and the reason why the US lost the war.  This ... Read More »

Hanne Nabintu Herland: The clash of civilizations in the Middle East

Following the 1993 publishing of the book “Clash of Civilizations?” by the political scientist Samuel Huntington, it has only become more evident how prescient his thesis was at this time when looking at the US’ foreign policy in the Middle East. Huntington hypothesized that in the decades following the end of the Cold War; political conflicts would be rooted in ... Read More »

Aftenposten 2011: Libya krigen – de ansvarlige burde sendes til Haag for forbrytelser mot menneskeheten

Mangelen på kritikk mot Irak og Libya krigen begynner endelig å bli omtalt som et betydelig problem. Torbjørn Jagland sier til DN at Norges rolle i Libya krigen bør granskes og at det er problematisk at Jens Stoltenberg ikke har blitt til ansvar. Det hele er aktualisert av at Tony Blair’s visestatsminister, John Prescott, gikk ut i England og påpekte at Englands deltagelse ... Read More »

On conservatism, liberalism and opposition to the custodial state

One can argue that in Europe we have succeeded to some degree in erasing the historical class differences that characterized pre-industrial eras, thereby providing citizens with equal political and social rights. We also performed a process of institutionalization characterized by a strong state and continual political, economic and social reforms for the betterment of society. Market capitalism´s basic belief in ... Read More »

Hanne Nabintu Herland: Religious faith on the march

Islam represents 1.3 billion believers and Christianity 2.3 billion. This constitutes substantial statistical proof for the fact that also modern man has a basic need to believe in God.  This must be a thought-provoking setback for the few atheists that actually exist in the world. An overwhelming international trend destroys the myth that there is a conflict between rationalism and ... Read More »

Noam Chomsky: USA is not a democracy, but a one party state

USA: There is a strong difference between elite opinions and the public opinions. Most people are aware of the fact that their political leaders do not do that which is best for society, but serve the interests of the corporate industries and other elitist groups.   SUBCRIBE TO OURWEEKLY NEWSLETTER  Every Friday you will receive a newsletter with the relevant articles that ... Read More »