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TFF Associates' articles

Since January 25, 2012, TFF has a new website
and since then this site is an open archive of what was published 1997-2011

Welcome to the new website and Associates' Blog on the old address!


Johan Galtung, January 19, 2012
Davos: The 1% world

Jonathan Power, January 17, 2012
Taiwan is not going back to China

Richard Falk, January 15, 2012
Healing wounds: Seeking closure for the 1915 Armenian massacres

Johan Galtung, January 12, 2012
Where are we heading?

On history, social groups and fights...

Francis Boyle, January 11, 2012
Threatening and waging wars is a violation of international law. Both Iran and the U.S. do!

Jonathan Power, January 11, 2012
Muslim extremism in proportion

Farhang Jahanpour, January 7, 2012
As US and Iran confront each other, where is the diplomacy?

Stephen Zunes, January 7, 2012
The Iraq War - Remembering those responsible

Jonathan Power, January 7, 2012
The 10th anniversary of the Euro - the creation of the politically united Europe?

Richard Falk, January 6, 2012
Remembering the best and the worst of 2011



Biljana Vankovska, December 30, 2011
In defence of Love

See you a little into January 2012! The year when "new" TFF takes shape...

TFF's latest Newsletter
Giving you the new direction of our foundation - and much more.

Johan Galtung, December 28, 2011
Who was Jesus?

Jonathan Power, December 27, 2011
The US is off the mark in North Korea

Shastri Ramachandaran, December 27, 2011
India unwilling to be drawn into US-China conflicts

Stephen Zunes, December 20, 2011
Obama calls Israel aid opponents 'extreme'

Jonathan Power, December 20, 2011
War and crime is sharply down

Johan Galtung, December 20, 2011
Right wing extremism? Or Fascism?

Shastri Ramachandaran, December 20, 2011
India set to take lead on abolishing nukes

New Reader/Textbook in peace
Peace and Conflict Studies
Edited by Charles Webel and TFF Associate Jorgen Johansen
Theories, methodologies and approaches to understanding peace and transforming conflict.
Published on December 14, 2011

Jonathan Power, December 13, 2011
Islam - Nothing to fear but fear itself

Johan Galtung, December 13, 2011
Poor USA: What a Choice!

Richard Falk, December 12, 2011
Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal: Bush and Blair are guilty

Shastri Ramachandaran, December 10, 2011
Will China attack India again. And are we ready?

Stephen Zunes
Arab revoluions and the power of nonviolent action

Jonathan Power
Terrifying blockage in nuclear disarmament

Johan Galtung
Three crisis, three ideas - North-South, Lift the Bottom Up and Human Development

Jonathan Power
Rosa Parks of today - or how to tame the financial monster

Johan Galtung
The Arab Revolt - What's next?

Richard Falk
On (im)balance and credibility in America: Israel/Palestine

Mariam Abuhaideri
It feels like home...and other essays
Follow the writings of TFF's youngest Associate, global citizen with Indian-Iranian roots

David Krieger
Occupy peace

Richard Falk
Language, law and truth
On how presidental candidates endorse torture but calls it something else

Kamran Mofid
The wisdom of E. F. Schumacher
Small Is Beautiful

Johan Galtung
Kashmir-Afghanistan-Central Asia
Speaking upon receiving the Abdul Ghaffer Khan International Peace-Builder Award

Richard Falk
Poetic reflections on two occupations

Jonathan Power
The search for happiness

Richard Falk
Turkey's brilliant statecraft: The achievements of Ahmet Davutoglu

Stephen Zunes
Iran threat reduction act actually enhances threat of war

Richard Falk
Criminalizing diplomacy: Fanning the flames of the Iran war option

Gunnar Westberg
Kan USA stoppa Israel från att bomba Iran?

Johan Galtung
The bad in the good and the good in the bad

Jonathan Power
Iran's bomb will not be the last

Richard Falk and others
Occupy Movement: Two texts in solidarity

Richard Falk
Global revolution after Tahrir Square

Richard Falk
Rejecting neoliberalism, renewing the utopian imagination

Richard Falk
Two occupations - reflections on the Occupy movement as Falk experienced it in London recently

Richard Falk
Preparing for revolution - A Poem

Richard Falk
Goldstone's views on Israel - Disappointing and perverse

David Krieger
The extreme costs of nuclear weapons
The world spends almost twice as much on nuclear weapons alone than it would cost to achieve the Global Millennium Goals!!

Jan Oberg
Libya - What should have been done instead of NATO bombings?
A 3-part analysis

Richard Falk
UNESCO membership and Palestinian Self-Determintion

Jan Oberg
Libya - What Should Have Been Done?
A 3-part status with predictions after the first 6 months of yet another failed conflict-management. Please help spread it because the media will most likely ignore it.

Part I - Prologue: What We Should Have Learned By Now

Part II - What Should Have Been Done Before the NATO/US Decision to Bomb?

Part III
Status 6 Months Later and Some - Hopefully Wrong - Predictions





TFF Video Channel


Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
David Krieger
The Myth of Nuclear Deterrence

Jan Oberg
Transcend Media Service
Nuclear abolition more important than non-proliferation - and why the Ballistic Missile Defence is offensive.

Farhang Jahanpour
Towards a solution in the Middle East
Iranian-born Oxford scholar and TFF Associate talks about the conflict in the Middle East, dangers and opportunities. A must see!

Congressman (D) Dennis Kucinich & Johan Galtung - The Real New Network
The fall of the U.S. empire and the idea of a Department of Peace

Johan Galtung
Nuclear weapons and theology


Riane Eisler
Speaking to the World Future Council
Climate change, women and the need for a new economics

Aljazeera - Riz Khan
Waging Peace
Conversation with Johan Galtung and UN mediator Alvaro de Soto

Richard Falk speaking at the Kant Foundation on Jeff Halper, awarded the Global Citizenship Prize, and on the conditions of a lasting peace in the Middle East


Farhang Jahanpour
The necessity of global nuclear disarmament


Armand Giramahoro
The Amahoro Youth Club, AYC in Burundi - TFF Video Channel


Jan Oberg
Transcend Media Service
The collision of a French and a British nuclear submarine in the Atlantic in early February 9 and the inadequate media coverage

50 years with peace studies
Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung
50 Years With Peace Studies
A short looking back to when Galtung decided to dedicate his life to peace in 1951, the two tracks in his life; the 5 basic requirements he sees in peace research - and why he is both happy and not so happy with peace research today.

Japan's future
Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung
Can Japan become sovereign and peaceful?


Future world order
Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung
Galtung's "True Worlds" - As Told
Between Two Planes

International law and
the nature of security
Richard Falk

Richard Falk
International law and the nature of security - a talk before the U.S. war on Iraq


Nuclear abolition
David Krieger

David Krieger
On the necessity of a nuclear-free world - and what the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is all about.

Media, war & Iraq - Jake Lynch

Jake Lynch - Part I of III
Conflict in media - Coalition of the Unwilling (I)

All TFF Associates
on video

All TFF Associates
Some 30 videos on global affairs


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