Month: September 2011

Remembering 9/11

Commemorating all those who lost their lives and their loved one on 9/11/2001. But also remembering all those elsewhere who have had their lives shattered in thousand pieces by terrorists who only want to impose their views by violence and…

Circumcision debate rolls on

The editor of Minervanett.no, Nils August Andresen, has published further thoughts on the controversial age-limit for circumcision as proposed by our Children’s Ombudsman. Poor choices on behalf of children? By: Nils August Andresen – 9. september, 2011 12 kommentarer Ombudsman says in its response…

UNSC making itself irrelevant

It is strange to observe the UNSC and how it has failed to rein in bloodshed in the Arab world. The UN already suffers a serious loss in credibility, having since long succumbed to politics and lets be honest, opportunities…

Thriller of the year at the UN

Former Norwegian ambassador Rolf O. Berg writes in minervanett.no on the Palestinians attempt to gain membership in the UN. His Excellency seems to have a far more sober approach to the problems facing the region than what is common among politicians and…

Norwegian neutrality

It all sounds so simple. It is just a matter of Israeli stubbornness, for which they must be roundly condemned. So, if only these pesky Israelis could be brought under control, then all should be just fine? Gaza will sort…

What exactly is Støre’s game?

STØRE: THREATS BY THE USA AND ISRAEL AGAINST THE UN ARE UNHEARD OF Aftenposten 2011 09 04 Gunn Evy Auestad FM Jonas Gahr Støre (Labor) warns Israel and USA over extortion of the UN in the question of Palestine. Palestine…