I take as my starting point today's Russian enemy picture and the military exercise Trident Juncture (pages 4-5 in the newspaper), which has a deep mythological background – something you can find and understand if you read the book. For the word "trident" refers to Neptune's three-headed spear used to trigger tidal waves and storms, and "juncture" means "the decisive moment". So what disaster is Trident Juncture now preparing for – with a NATO led by Jensemann and others' war incitement as well as the media's exaggerated enemy image of Russia and the Communists?
One would think that Øhra is really inviting trouble, where in what I would call a masterpiece, he reveals our Norwegian NATO-oriented self-image, our warrior culture, anti-communism and the Norwegian post-war settlement. Instead, he shows us the path of solidarity and charity. The material is overwhelming: The history of power is full of revealing historical details and events, covered with 665 footnotes and an accompanying bibliography of over 200 books – a work. . .
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