Tag Archive for Afghanistan

Why Norway should be ashamed

What do we expect of our soldiers when they are attacked by civilians claiming to be peace activists? What do we expect of the soldiers of other countries? Our boys are fighting terrorism in faraway Afghanistan, while Israel is fighting…

Is Afghanistan like Warsaw?

During Cast Lead, Hamas successfully hid behind their own civilian population. Their diabolical strategy left approximately 1400 Palestinian civilians dead. Now Norwegian politician Bjørnar Moxnes from Red (Rødt) claims in an op-ed in Dagsavisen that 2500 Afghan civilians have been…

Barth Eide – heed Colonel Richard Kemp

Norway is at war in Afghanistan. While most Norwegians consider the engagement in Afghanistan to be nothing more than a continuation of the Norwegian contributon to the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, the reality is that Afghanistan is a real…

Norway does not count Afghan casualties

From With Israel for Peace (MIFF), Norway’s largest pro-Israel organization. Norwegian hypocrisy about war-fatalities Published: Tuesday June 30th 2009 By Conrad Myrland When Israeli forces fight enemies operating some stonethrows away from Israeli settlements, Norwegian authorities and media follow the…

Norway, Israel and Afghanistan

  Norway is at war in Afghanistan. Militarily Norway contributes with 700 soldiers in the NATO led ISAF-force. In 2007 Norwegian contributed with NOK 450 million in humanitarian and development aid. For a career officer in the Norwegian army, it’s become almost…