: Verdens Gang is Norway's most read newspaper. The newspaper sets the agenda, and shapes and dominates Norwegian political debate. Then it is a pity that the newspaper's defense and foreign policy profile is so uncritical that one would think the newspaper is published by NATO or the Pentagon.
: This year's defense budget entails an increase in expenditure of 9,8 per cent compared with 2015. But does the budget increase contribute to strengthening defense capacity when almost everything goes to the purchase of new fighter jets?
: When Norway was on arms shopping in the heart of London together with countries such as Saudi Arabia, Israel, the USA and Korea, an artist stood outside and tried to evoke an attentive view of the world.
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