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Ola Tunander

Tunander is Professor Emeritus of PRIO. See also wikipedia, hos PRIO: , as well as a bibliography on Waterstone

Russian defectors and the Litvinenko affair 

Like Sergei Skripal, Russian agent Aleksandr Litvinenko was also poisoned in the UK. Beyond this, the two cases have little in common.

Major political lies about Russia?

What can politicians actually say for sure about the poisoning of Russian exaggerate Sergei Skripal and his daughter – and what unfortunate consequences is this matter about to have?

Libya war amount

The war in Libya was not the result of an intelligence feud. Humanitarian rhetoric was prepared weeks or months in advance to justify a military intervention.

A still very secret world

Frode Fanebust: Cold war, secret army. Stay Behind in Norway
During the Cold War, Stay Behind armies were to be mobilized in Western Europe by a possible Soviet occupation. British and Americans used some of these for other purposes.

The new fascism

Conspiracy: We are more at risk of being labeled as conspiracy theorists if we question so-called adopted truths – no matter what the facts say or what history should have taught us.

Bought and paid war journalism

Large parts of the world's journalists receive financial benefits from adapting their reporting to American politics.

Giants' last dance

The criticism of Kissinger's Oslo visit is justified – but it is a crossroads that he is referred to as a mild dove in his own country.

A quiet coup d'état on the internet

In October, a former envoy for President Jimmy Carter, Steve Pieczenik, said that Hillary Clinton had carried out a "quiet coup" on the Internet to take over as president – but that key people from the FBI ...