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trident juncture

- There is no contradiction between the peace movement, the Home Defense or the Defense

MODERN TIMES is on the scene, asking Home Guard soldiers who participated in the Trident Juncture exercise in Central Norway recently, why they joined the military and their relationship with war.

Mobilizes before Norway's largest military exercise 

Several mobilization meetings are now being organized against the NATO exercise Trident Juncture around Norway. "There is an increasing build-up of militarism in Europe, and it is dangerous," one of the peace activists told Ny Tid. 

"Norway has become a war nation" 

Philosopher Jon Hellesnes comments on Norway's contribution to NATO.

Military exercises do not make peace

The upgrading of the Nordic countries as a military player to be expected is in full swing – thus driving the tension between the countries.