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The culture of the future of the future and Abiy Ahmed

COMMENT: In the future, people and governments are assumed to have learned enough to be able to handle conflicts without weapons and enemy thinking. Whether we will ever get there, we do not know, but the possibility exists, and how it will be, depends on our choices.

nausea

ORIENTERING 6.12.1969:

The world's hardest turning point

WAR AND ENVIRONMENT: The military-economic complex is a giant environmental sinner.

Gaza is like mercury

GAZA: Can the proposed US solution with land redistribution and an expansion of the Gaza Strip end the conflict in the Middle East?

The US plans were real – but the defense minister still won't respond

ORIENTERING 6. SEPTEMBER 1969: On Monday last week, the West German magazine "Stern" reported that it had received a secret American plan for e.g. ABC warfare in Europe. It states in detail how nuclear, chemical and biological weapons will be used in both Western and Eastern Europe. According to Arbeiderbladet, this has attracted "considerable attention" on the continent.

Beauty in the ruins

Boris B. Bertram: Photographer of War

THE WAR REPORTER: Jan Grarup's work as a photographer has brought him to conflict zones and disasters around the world – from Darfur to Haiti. He juggles life on the front lines of family life.

The freedom that was won – and lost

Waad Al-Khateab, Edward Watts: For the same

THE WAR IN SYRIA: A filmmaker begins to document a celebration of freedom in Aleppo, but ends up documenting the fatal consequences of this very dream.

Deputy wars' hidden interests

Eli Berman, David A. Lake: Proxy Wars. Suppressing Violence through Local Agents

: PROXY WARS: The United States and Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia have an indirect involvement in conflicts that are something quite different from conventional warfare.

Blackwater – from Iraq to Venezuela

SOLDIERS: What are the consequences of "outsourcing" the war in such a sensitive area as the Middle East?

The word that kills

MOUTH BASKET: Abuse of power, war of aggression and mass murder are today carried out without anyone lifting a finger, since all criticism is dismissed as "conspiracy theory".

Breaking the silence of the Lebanese civil war

Daniele Rugo, Abi Weaver: About a War

THE WAR IN LEBANON: About a War shows how understanding history can contribute to reconciliation and progress in a society where it is still taboo to talk about the past.

About the Migration Filmmaker

Élodie Lélu: Lettre à Theo

MIGRATION: In Lettre à Theo ("Letter to Theo"), director Élodie Lélu explores the visions and work of the late Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos related to the refugee crisis in Greece.