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For those who want to understand this crisis

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, the Russians' 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

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

Silently disciplining research

PRIORITIES: Many who question the legitimacy of the US wars seem to be pressured by research and media institutions. An example here is the Institute for Peace Research (PRIO), which has had researchers who have historically been critical of any war of aggression – who have hardly belonged to the close friends of nuclear weapons.

The lie of our time

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

On a tandem bike into the future

Nuclear Weapons: Despite repeated demonstrations, 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

Atomic Race: MODERN TIMES here brings another angle to the same important book, more from a "radical geography".

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

BORN: With his new book The NATO Complex, philosopher Jon Hellesnes insists on the honorable dissident tradition of 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 wreck the INF deal?

Pope against nuclear weapons

The Vatican no longer provides any moral acceptance for a military nuclear deterrence doctrine.

12 questions to our new Foreign Minister

Today's flare-up of the nuclear war threat has again put Korea on the agenda. For 67 years, the Korea 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 great deal of media attention, the fight against the killing robots goes silently. 

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?

New book looks at what the peace movement can learn from the experiences of past peace struggles.

The upcoming war against China

The United States is calling for a picture of itself as the heroic country that can save the world from an "increasingly aggressive China". At the same time, 400 US military bases surround China with rockets, bombers, warships and, above all, nuclear weapons.