Monthly Archives: May 2012

10 years have passed – 9/11 and the world order that followed

Ten long years have passed since September 11th 2001. At the time, I was a student at Uppsala University, Sweden, and was standing at the parking lot of IKEA, helping a friend to buy a bed for his student apartment. … Continue reading

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War on terror and how the US betrayed its friends

When I was a small boy, I loved everything that had to do with the USA. I lost myself in George Lucas’ Star Wars trilogy, was swagged by the academic adventurer Indiana Jones when he fought arrogant Nazis, and cheered … Continue reading

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Small chances for peace in South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan, the youngest country on earth, gained independence in a state of exceptionally difficult circumstances. Several unresolved conflicts are raging simultaneously, and the new nation faces enormous challenges if it is to develop into a peaceful … Continue reading

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