Riots/Violence/Terror/Threats

NRK sees the world through Palestinian goggles

Thanks to Oxy who provided this. [I have slightly modified the first paragraph] NRK does register attacks on Israel from Gaza but awaits covering story until Israel mounts a defensive operation from IAF to protect civilians. For the NRK it seems…

Old sins come back to haunt minister Halvorsen

Op-Ed: The Hierarchy of Murder Promoters By Manfred Gerstenfeld The logical approach to the issue of attributing ideological responsibilities for inciting to kill should start with those who make the strongest direct calls for murder. The horrific murders committed by Norwegian Anders…

Støre and Willoch get their credit dues for endorsing Gaza book – Western double standards exposed

The state terrorism myth Op-ed: Arab leaders falsely accuse Israel of state terrorism to hide their own crimes Manfred Gerstenfeld Threatening its own civilians is a traditional mode of state terrorism in parts of the Muslim world. A second type…

Not in Norwegian media – Al Jazeera closed down in Egypt

With thanks to the friend who drew my attention to this story: Haaretzas well as several Scandinavian, but not Norwegian, news outlets ran stories on how Al Jazeera was closed down in Egypt. To paraphrase my friend: I see nothing…

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…

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…

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…