Peace negotiation

Støre has some explaining to do

FM Støre has not had a very good year so far in 2012; his unusual way of distributing public funds among close friends had him appear in front of the Parliamentary Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs Committee (which sort of just…

Not in Norwegian News – the invented financial crisis in the PA

lifted from the gatestoneinstitute.org Norway is one of the biggest contributors to the PA – it has long been recognized that monies disappear into a diverse set of pockets, yet Norwegian politicians and enthusiastic pro-Palestine activists refuse to deal with…

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…

Not in Norwegian news – how the PA radicalizes the Palestinians

Lifted from Document.no Palestinian Authority Radicalizing Palestinians, Dragging Them Towards War by Khaled Abu Toameh On the same day that two Palestinian officials met in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the Palestinian Authority issued an order banning Palestinians from…

Israel approves J’lem building project – draws condemnation from FM Støre, while Turkey gets away scot free for having murdered 35 smugglers… by accident?

Official Norway represented by FM Støre condemned (like several other European colleagues) a building project in East Jerusalem in a neighborhood which in all previous talks and “negotiations” has remained on Israeli hands. Støre wrote in his press release: Norway…

Not in Norwegian news: PLO might revoke recognition of Israel

Lifted from ynetnews.com ‘PLO might revoke recognition of Israel’ ‪‪Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi says Palestinian leadership may renege on its recognition of Israel if peace process continues to falter‬‬ ‪Elior Levy‬ As Fatah and Hamas promote their reconciliation efforts…