Tag Archives: Cold War

Sweden, NATO and the new threat

ONCE AGAIN SWEDISH JAS Gripen fighter jets have been escorting an American B52 bomber over Swedish territory during NATO’s yearly Baltops exercise. One has to admit that there is some beauty in the picture, and as such it was merely a … Continue reading

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20 years have passed – Genocide in Rwanda & the world’s guilt

How our elected leaders let 1 million people get hacked to death On April 7th 2014 it will be 20 years ago that the government and military of Rwanda started a total campaign of extinction, genocide, against the country’s Tutsi … Continue reading

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The Shia/Sunni Conflict in the Middle East Wars – Syria into Focus

The Muslim world with the Middle East, The Arabian Peninsula and North Africa, have been plagued by political instability since, what it seems, ever. In modern time no country in the region has had any democratic or economic development of … Continue reading

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Cold War not cold – Third World stood in flames

The Cold War is long gone but its aftermath certainly lives on, at least in the developing world that still suffers from the complications caused by the superpower rivalry. The usual misunderstanding surrounding the Cold War is that it really … Continue reading

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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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