ORIENTATION 6. SEPTEMBER 1969
On Monday last week, the West German magazine "Stern" reported that it had received a secret American plan for, among other things. ABC warfare in Europe. It states in detail how nuclear, chemical and biological weapons should be used in both Western and Eastern Europe. According to Arbeiderbladet, this has attracted "considerable attention" on the continent.
ORIENTATION 12. JULY 1969 The close relationship between the US Department of Defense and industry is not new. The military-industrial complex has been an integral part of the US economy since the end of World War II.
ORIENTATION 22. FEBRUARY 1969 Iron Mountain's report is a frightening satire that strikes American social science and the armor industry. The research report is a fictitious document showing what would happen if peace broke, and concludes in a sober scientific language that war is a necessity for our social system. In this way, the book - which has now come in Norwegian as the Fakkel book from Gyldendal - can also be read as a shocking revelation of habit thinking and war preparations. The Danish author Carl Scharnberg chooses to read the book as an authentic and serious document and gives in this chronicle a summary of the "research results".
Our co-worker John E. Andersson provides in this article an overview of the situation in the Middle East and the forces implicated in the conflict. While the relationship between Israel and the Arab states is still strongly tightened, not least after the mass executions in Iraq, the two superpowers are proposing a new policy in the area - but have different motives.
In this chronicle, Harald Berntsen discusses the theory of socialism in the western countries that Herbert Marcuse has put forward. At the same time, Berntsen is countering the criticism that some leftist groups have directed at Marcuse.