Category Archives: Iran

Palmeutredningen blev ett antiklimax

Många minns nog tydligt ännu i denna dag vad de gjorde 28/29 februari 1986 när nyheterna kom att Olof Palme, Sveriges statsminister, hade mördats på öppen gata på Sveavägen i Stockholm. Undertecknads mor jobbade då natt inom hemtjänsten och kom … Continue reading

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The handling of the COVID-19 pandemic represents the final nail in the coffin of an all European identity

The number of people succumbed under the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has now passed 10 000 throughout Europe, the hardest hit so far being Italy and Spain. Reports are coming from Spain of elderly having been found dead and dying by … Continue reading

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The beginning of a new Shiite insurrection in Iraq?

On March 11th Camp Taji outside Baghdad came under rocket fire that killed three coalition members, two Americans and one British. The US responded with airstrikes on targets belonging to the Shiite Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), part of the Iraqi … Continue reading

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I samhällskriser visar människor sin rätta halt

Att Coronapandemin nu nåt globala proportioner råder inget tvivel om och medan smittan börjar komma under kontroll i Ostasien har Europa och Iran blivit nya epicentrum. Häromdagen rapporterades om hur den italienske skådespelaren Luca Franzese, känd från bl.a. Gomorrah – … Continue reading

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The Big Stick Diplomacy of our time

The Republican Theodore Roosevelt held the Office as President of the United States over two terms between 1901 and 1909. Initially he held the position as Vice President for 194 days until President William McKinley was assassinated by the anarchist … Continue reading

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Synbart har “humaniteten” blivit totalitär

Den uppseglande nya migrationskrisen har knappast kunnat undgå någon vid detta lag, allra minst Jimmie Åkessons politiska utspel vid den grekisk-turkiska gränsen där denne delat ut flygblad med informationen att “Sweden is full!” undertecknade Sverigedemokraterna och det svenska folket. Indignationen … Continue reading

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Erdoğans assymetriska krigsförklaring mot Europa och samhällets mentala libanonisering

Det har knappast undgått någon att ännu en akut flyktingkris seglat upp mitt i en pågående pandemi. Socialistiska och liberala politiska företrädare var snabba att anamma samma retorik som 2015. Tro & Solidaritets Ulf Bjereld skrev på Twitter: “-Den självklara … Continue reading

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Reckless Turkish behavior demands credible counteractions

The behavior of Turkey is becoming increasingly reckless and now poses a significant threat, not only to neighboring Syria but also to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, albeit from different aspects. Turkey’s gripe with domestic Kurdish opposition in … Continue reading

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The difference in tone of US and Russian diplomacy and Turkey’s duplicity

That US President Trump has a rather boisterous diplomatic approach, or rather lack of diplomacy his critics might say, is nothing new. His row on Twitter with “little rocket man” in Pyongyang, that later turned into a “great” meeting, being … Continue reading

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Behovet av att kunna ta befälet

Att Stefan Löfvéns ledarskap efter den famösa intervjun om bl.a. gängkriminaliteten i landet blivit ställd under kritik även från de egna leden är inget nytt. Inrikespolitiken tenderar ofta dock att vara en källa för skyttegravskrig i sandlådan men vad gäller … Continue reading

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