We are in a new phase of a very old war. Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future. So all the old material will be left here for archival purposes, with comments turned off. Norwegian government’s persistent soft spot for the Palestinians. Norway’s largest newspaper, on January 15th, 2013, and has been translated by the author. December 28, 2012, that Norwegian authorities closed their eyes to the realities of the Middle East.
Too often they thought they were in the service of stability, but later found out that was not the case. Regardless, this acknowledgement of Norwegian naïveté must lead to tangible changes in foreign policy in order to be of real value. Especially since the current left-wing Labor government took office in 2005, the donations have exploded. What are these sums spent on? Recently the remuneration for suicide bombers was tripled. Those who have carried out the worst attacks against innocent civilians receive the highest pay. Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center figures from 2005 show that Palestinians have conducted 25,770 terrorist attacks, 147 suicide attacks leading to 1,100 dead Israelis and 7,500 wounded between 2000 and 2005.