Monthly Archives: March 2011

Aftenposten: ‘No dialogue with Israel’

Aftenposten today provides a translation of Alan Dershowitz’ op-ed “Norway to Jews: Not wanted”, which he first published in his Wall Street Journal blog. A number of other media, Norwegian and foreign, are publishing on the manner in which Dershowitz…

National Review on Norway

The National Review was founded in New York in 1955. It has a vast readership. It also offers a rare mention of Norway, as a rule we do not get a lot of attention. Read Jay Nordlinger’s article “An organized…

NRK, Labor, same hasbara

NRK seldom, if ever, raises questions over the red-green coalition government’s Middle-East policies. It appears that if Labor wants it, that’s just fine for NRK. While an array of Norwegian media channels are reporting on the Lieberman/citizenship story, not a…

CiF Watch spots talent

CiF Watch, which monitors and exposes anti-Semitism on the Guardian newspaper’s “Comment is free” blog, has cross-posted McGonagall’s article on Libya. Read the Professor’s article on CiF Watch, one of the more classy blogs in the trade. Check out the…

Newspaper-stand, Oslo, March 28th

The picture above shows you a newspaper-stand from central Oslo today, Monday, March 28th. The front page of Dagsavisen (lower right) tells of how children at schools in Oslo east caint read good. The title says: “10 year-olds who almost…

Italian Corretta on Alan Dershowitz, Norway

The Norwegian establishment appears to believe that “dialogue” means Israel-bashing. Italian Informazione Corretta seems to disagree. Of course, it does not matter much to the Norwegian establishment what the Informazione Corretta believes. The only thing that really, really matters, is…

US magazine Commentary, on the Socialist Left

When the Norwegian establishment faces criticism from Israel, they say it is “Israeli propaganda”. When the Norwegian establishment faces criticism from the USA, it is hushed down. The Commentary, a leading US magazine, has a surprisingly insightful article on Norway’s…