Arms trade

A tiny touch of hypocrisy: Arab dictators shop weapons ’till they drop in Norway

The inconsistencies are mind boggling. Lifted from Aftenposten.no: Jan Egeland: Norway open to illegal arms exports Jan Egeland the Director of  Human Rights Watch believes that Norway violates its own rules by allowing arms sales to the United Arab Emirates.…

The cheek of the Ambassador

The mind boggles. Does His Excellency really think that newspaper readers around the world suffer from some massive reading comprehension deficit, or is he just trying to take the mickey? Whereas I too, am proud of my country, and sincerely…

Norway’s cosy arms deals with ME dictatorships

From Aftenposten –  details of a sordid trade and late recognition that we may end up on the wrong side of history This is Norway’s arms trade with Arab dictatorships Eivind Sørlie Publisert: 04.nov. 2011 (09:08) Oppdatert: 04.nov. 2011 (11:29) Norway exported military equipment for more than…