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For those who want to understand this crisis

Jacques Baud: Operation Z

UKRAINE: MODERN TIMES regular commentator, John Y. Jones, gives us here in this essay (via Jacques Baud) an overview of the balance of power, the progression of the Ukraine war, the propaganda threat, Russian intentions and Western reactions, the Nazi accusations and lies campaigns.

A militaristic elite

UKRAINE: What are the consequences of US and NATO expansion eastwards in Europe?

What is security today?

Debate: If we want peace, we must prepare for peace, not war. In the preliminary party programs, no party in the Storting is in favor of disarmament.

What shaped him as a human being

Thorbjoern Jagland: You must own it yourself

MEMOIR: Was the most interesting thing in Thorbjørn Jagland's book overlooked by the critics?

Silently disciplining research

PRIO: Researchers who question the legitimacy of US wars, seem to experience being ousted from their positions in research and media institutions. The example presented here is from the Institute for Peace Research in Oslo (PRIO), an institution which historically has had researchers critical of wars of aggression – and who can hardly be labeled friends of nuclear arms.

The lie of our time

ORIENTERING 11. APRIL 1970: April 9 was a result of the Norwegian officer corps' policy of forgiveness and grumpy admiration for Hitler-Germany and all that it stood for, says Major Svein Blindheim in this interview.

On a tandem bike into the future

Becky Alexis-Martin: Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima

: NUCLEAR WEAPONS: Despite repeated demonstrations, the nuclear weapons are still with us, and they are at least as dangerous as before. This book contains what you need to know about the history of nuclear weapons.

Black fog and black tourism

Becky Alexis-Martin: Disarming Doomsday. The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima

: ATOMIC RACE: MODERN TIMES brings here another angle on the same important book, more from a «radical geography».

"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

NATO: With his new book The NATO Complex, the philosopher Jon Hellesnes enters the glorious dissident tradition after Luxembourg and Liebknecht.

Will Spain be the first NATO country to support the nuclear ban?

: Most of the countries in Europe do not support the UN nuclear ban. Will this change when Trump and Putin reject the INF agreement?

Pope against nuclear weapons

: The Vatican no longer offers any moral acceptance of a military nuclear deterrence doctrine.

12 questions to our new Foreign Minister

: Today's flare-up of the nuclear war threat has once again put Korea on the agenda. For 67 years, the Korean Peninsula has been in a devastating war involving the world's great powers.

Game of Drones

: While the fight against nuclear weapons has always received a lot of media coverage, the fight against the killing robots is going on quietly. 

India: The Pragmatic Disarmament Partner

: Several European countries worry about nuclear war between India and Pakistan. Is it realistic? 

What has the peace movement achieved?

Christine Schweitzer and Jørgen Johansen: To prevent or stop wars – what can peace movements do?

: New book looks at what the peace movement can learn from experiences from previous peace struggles.

The upcoming war against China

: The United States conjures up an image of itself as the heroic country that can save the world from an "increasingly aggressive China". At the same time, more than 400 US military bases surround China with rockets, bombers, warships and, above all, nuclear weapons.