It was time to settle, now in our sixth year for today's MODERN TIMES. Not only is the world changing with a pandemic (see otherwise in the newspaper), but the public has also changed dramatically over the past decade.
20 years after the Oslo Accords, we meet Israel's ambassador, Raphael Schutz, to a conversation about the criticism Israel is exposed to in Norway. What does the wall, the country's militarism and its enmity mean? And will the hatred between Jews and Palestinians ever find a future solution?
Twenty years have passed since the signing of the Oslo Agreement, which was to signify the start of peace between Israel and Palestine. "It fills me with sadness to look back at the optimism that existed 20 years ago when the agreement was signed," says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of Norwegian Refugee Aid.
Our comprehensive approximately 100-page Norwegian commentary and book review will be published quarterly (March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1) with international book reviews, essays and comments – in addition to the physical newspaper and PDF, the articles will be published in the the following weeks (see also the monthly letter).