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Aslak Storaker

Storaker is a regular writer in Ny Tid, and a member of Rødt's international committee.

Russia's problems with the transition of power

Ekaterina Schulmann: The Russian Political System in Transition
NERVØS ELITE: The Russian elite is preparing for a change of power in 2024. The elite struggles with declining legitimacy among ordinary people, but so far, people's dissatisfaction is reflected in apathy.

"You may not be interested in the war, but the war is interested in you."

Jon Hellesnes: NATO complex. About military policy, nuclear weapons and Norwegian US service
BORN: With his new book The NATO Complex, philosopher Jon Hellesnes insists on the honorable dissident tradition of Luxembourg and Liebknecht.

Defense budget for increased confrontation

Is it wise to undermine Norwegian base policy?

Insights into a totalitarian dictatorship 

Terje Albregtsen: The fascist state of North Korea – an unusual travelogue
What kind of country is North Korea, and what do we really know about the North Koreans? 

The war and the collective memory

Frode Faroe Islands: Enemy or ally? The communist resistance movement in Norway
Who writes the story? The communist resistance struggle during the war was long diminished.

"All the warring parties in Syria are criminals"

We met Syrian peace activist Maram Daoud during the world's largest peace political festival.

Not here, and not anymore

Dmitri Trenin: Should We Fear Russia?
The Russia-Georgia war in 2008 was to show that the NATO expansion eastward limit had been reached. With the Ukraine crisis of 2013 – 15, it was exceeded. 

The 19. World Youth Festival

World peace – just a dream? Not for the young people who meet at what is probably the world's largest peace political festival.

Peace with 40 annual crisis

Stein Tønnesson: Explaining the East Asian Peace A Research Story
In 30 years after the war, East Asia was one of the most violent regions in the world. Will the peace since 1979 continue?