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  • Cultural Suicide: Norway Fetes Young Muslim Refugee Writer for Trashing Norway

    09/19/2018 9:13:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/19/2018 | BY BRUCE BAWER
    I only met him in person once, many years ago. We met for beers in downtown Oslo. We didn't agree on everything: among other things, he had an irrational hostility toward the United States, which I put down, in part at least, to the fact that he had never set foot in the U.S. and that his English was surprisingly poor (we spoke in Norwegian), so that his image of my country was shaped largely by the mainstream Scandinavian media and by various sources in his native tongue, Arabic. But never mind. What mattered was that he loved freedom, hated...
  • Be Sustained[charismatic Caucus]

    09/17/2018 7:40:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Be sustained in ME my children for truly as I AM alive in you, eternally My living fire of Virtue is always ready to rise up and meet your Declaration of being made whole,blessed and prosperous. "Take on My Graciousness" ( (( Just Believe ! )) ) Malachi 4:1-3 The Great Day of the LORD 1“For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble; the day is coming when I will set them ablaze,” says the LORD of Hosts. “Not a root or branch will be left to them.”...
  • Julian Assange's Associate's 'Strange Disappearance' Probed by Norway Police

    09/04/2018 7:27:21 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 10 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 3 Sept 2018 | Staff
    This weekend, the WikiLeaks Twitter account claimed that cybersecurity expert Arjen Kamphuis went missing on August 20, two days before he was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam. This comes amid concerns about the security of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is about to end his six-year self-imposed confinement in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Norwegian police have opened an investigation into the disappearance of Arjen Kamphuis, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate, who was last seen in the northern Norwegian town of Bodo on August 20. ...
  • 'No question' of stripping Suu Kyi of Nobel Peace Prize: Norway committee [she keeps it]

    08/31/2018 6:26:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.no ^ | 30 August 2018 10:32 CEST+02:00 | AFP
    Norway’s Nobel Institute said Wednesday it had no intention of withdrawing its Peace Prize from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide.” “There is no question of the Nobel Committee withdrawing the peace prize,” director Olav Njolstad said. “The rules of the Nobel Peace Prize do not allow it,” he added. A UN probe released Monday detailed evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity “perpetrated on a massive scale” against the Rohingya, including acts of rape, sexual violence and mass killings. At a UN Security Council session on...
  • Russia is preparing to search for a nuclear-powered missile that was lost at sea

    08/21/2018 12:54:08 PM PDT · by Innovative · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | Aug. 21, 2018 | Amanda Macias
    Moscow is preparing to recover a nuclear-powered missile lost at sea, according to sources with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence report. Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged earlier this year that the new missile had unlimited range. The missile was tested four times between November and February, each resulting in a crash, according to sources who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity. Crews will attempt to recover a missile that was test launched in November and landed in the Barents Sea, which is located north of Norway and Russia. The operation will include three vessels, one of which...
  • Debunking Socialist Myths: 90 Percent Of Scandinavia’s Wealth Is Privately Owned

    08/18/2018 5:17:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/18/2018 | By Giancarlo Sopo
    By Giancarlo SopoAugust 17, 2018 I woke up early one recent morning, scanned the news, and stumbled upon a tweet praising an “informative and fun podcast episode” that promised to set the record straight on Scandinavian socialism. Having read a decent amount about the Nordic model, I was curious to see what kind of wisdom Matt and Elizabeth “Liz” Bruenig, of the People’s Policy Project and Washington Post, respectively, had in store.After a light-hearted intro, Liz began with “Norway is not socialist?” alluding to a recent Forbes article that contradicted claims that Scandinavia is a socialist paradise. This prompted...
  • US doubles number of marines stationed in Norway

    08/16/2018 12:29:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    TheLocal.no ^ | 15 August 2018 22:35 CEST+02:00 | NTB/The Local
    The United States has confirmed plans to more double the number of troops based in Norway, a move Russia has already criticized as “clearly unfriendly”. The Norwegian Defense Ministry on Wednesday said that the US had recently informed them that they would push forward with a plan to increase the number of US marines stationed in Norway from 300 to “up to 700”. […] When the plans were first floated in June, Russia’s embassy to Norway complained that they contravened assurances Norway gave the Soviet Union when it joined NATO in 1949 that no foreign combat troops would be stationed...
  • Cruise ship guards' killing of polar bear sparks international outrage

    07/30/2018 5:48:28 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 75 replies
    CBS News ^ | 07/30/18
    Norwegian authorities on Monday defended the actions of guards from a German cruise ship that killed a polar bear that had attacked and injured a crew member, saying they at first tried to scare it away. Police spokesman Ole Jakob Malmo said two members of the 12-man crew that set foot on the most northern island of the Svalbard archipelago ahead of tourists on Saturday first tried to ward off the bear "by shouting and making loud noises as well as firing a signal pistol, but to no effect." A 42-year-old German man who was not identified sustained minor head...
  • Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship worker in Arctic

    07/28/2018 6:20:36 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 45 replies
    N Y Post ^ | 28 July 2018
    Norwegian authorities said a polar bear attacked and injured a cruise ship employee who was leading tourists off a ship Saturday on an Arctic archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The cruise company said the polar bear was shot dead “in an act of self-defense.” It was not clear who shot the bear.
  • Conservative Identitarians Versus Marxist Identity Politics

    07/25/2018 3:20:04 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 2 replies
    Tore Rasmussen (YouTube channel) ^ | July 25, 2018 | Tore Rasmussen
    Some conservatives define opposition to mass immigration as “white Identity Politics” In this video, I explain why this is wrong and the differences between conservative Identitarian Politics and Marxist Identity Politics.
  • UN envoy demands Trump resume funding to UNRWA

    07/24/2018 11:18:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/7/18 | Ben Ariel
    The UN special envoy to the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov on Tuesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resume funding he had cut to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency which assists “Palestinian refugees”. Addressing a UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East and quoted by Haaretz, Mladenov said that "UNRWA’s financial crisis remains a very serious concern. At present, UNRWA needs some $217 million to sustain its work in 2018. I urge the swift mobilization of support to enable the continuity of assistance and a maintenance of stability on the ground in the region."...
  • The blood of Jesus[charismatic caucus]

    07/05/2018 8:24:51 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Do you see my children even as the resistance builds against My Body and Bride, ( ( ((Truly My blood has already claimed victory)) ) ) for as you recognize the lies of the enemy and "declare" victory by My blood it is then My Holy Fire overtakes the enemies encampments and I turn their swords on the enemies of My Heart . So be at peace at you declare victory for I AM your Melchizedek and even now I bring to you the Bread and New Wine for The Battle is mine and not yours. Rejoice for it sends...
  • Poland Confident of Completing Gas Link to Norway by 2022

    06/17/2018 6:52:08 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Rigzone ^ | June 2018 | Reuters
    Poland is confident of meeting a 2022 deadline for completing a new Baltic Sea gas pipeline to Norway,which will connect Poland to Norwegian gas deposits via Denmark and aims to reduce Polish reliance on Russian gas. Construction of the pipeline, with capacity of 10 billion cubic metres per year, is set to begin in spring 2020. Polish state-run gas firm PGNiG buys most of the gas Poland consumes from Russia's Gazprom under a long-term deal set to expire in 2022. Poland does not intend to extend the contract beyond that date. In other attempts to diversify sources of supply, Poland...
  • Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more U.S. Marines

    06/14/2018 4:48:10 PM PDT · by Mariner · 44 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | June 14th, 2018 | by Camilla Knudsen and Terje Solsvik
    OSLO (Reuters) - Russia vowed on Thursday to retaliate for a plan by Norway to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there. Oslo announced on Tuesday that it would ask the United States, its NATO ally, to send 700 Marines to train in Norway from 2019, against 330 at present, and said the additional troops would be based closer to the Russian border. "This makes Norway less predictable and could cause growing tensions, triggering an arms race and destabilizing the situation in northern Europe," the Russian Embassy said in a statement on its Facebook page. "We see...
  • President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian Lawmakers

    06/13/2018 8:23:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    Fortune ^ | 06/13/2018
    U.S. President Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in reaching an agreement to work toward de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The U.S leader was nominated by two members of Norway’s governing Progress Party, according to state broadcaster NRK. The deadline for this year’s prize passed in January, so this nomination would make him eligible for next year. It is unclear whether he was nominated for this year’s prize. Nominations for the world’s most coveted prize are open to lawmakers, academics and researchers from around the world. The Nobel Committee in Oslo typically receives hundreds...
  • Norway Wants to Double US Marines and Deploy Them Closer to Russia

    06/13/2018 6:35:16 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 113 replies
    Military.com ^ | June 12, 2018 | Agence France Pass
    Norway will ask the United States to double the number of U.S. troops stationed in the country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia, the government said Tuesday. The announcement came after nine nations along NATO's eastern flank called Friday for the alliance to bolster its presence in their region: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Oslo said it wants to boost the troop numbers to 700 and station them further north at Setermoen, 420 kilometres (260 miles) from Russia. The U.S. deployment agreement would also be extended from the current six-month renewable periods...
  • Face It, Nordic Countries Aren't Socialist

    06/09/2018 2:37:04 PM PDT · by Mafe · 39 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | June 8, 2018 | Daniel Lacalle
    One of the most common fallacies of the new populists is to say that their model is the “Nordic” one and that those countries are successful examples of how “socialism works”. When I mentioned it to the Finnish Finance Minister Petteri Orpo at a recent ECR dinner, he could not believe it. Expropriations, massive tax increases, appropriation of savings and subordinating the growth model to political control is what populists defend. The same as Venezuela, which all of them praised — from Bernie Sanders to Owen Jones or Corbyn and Chomsky — until it collapsed. Then they moved on to...
  • Life was good for Stone Age Norwegians along Oslo Fjord

    06/04/2018 4:54:03 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 52 replies
    Science Nordic ^ | May 10, 2018 | Nancy Bazilchuk, based on article by Lasse Biornstad
    Southeastern Norway is the most populous part of Norway today. Based on an analysis of more than 150 settlements along Oslo Fjord, the area apparently also appealed to Stone Age people. Eleven thousand years ago at the end of the last ice age, Norway was buried under a thick layer of ice. But it didn't take long for folks to wander their way north as the ice sheet melted away. The first traces of human habitation in Norway date from roughly 9500 BC. Steinar Solheim is an archaeologist at the University of Oslo's Museum of Cultural History who has worked...
  • It's Official, The Navy's Next Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Will Be The Naval Strike Missile

    06/01/2018 6:01:49 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    The Drive ^ | May 31, 2018 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    The U.S. Navy has awarded its long-awaited Over-the-Horizon Weapon Systems contract to Raytheon, which had joined together with Norwegian defense contractor Kongsberg to offer the Naval Strike Missile, or NSM. The service sees the weapon as an important anti-ship and land-attack weapon capability for the Littoral Combat Ship and its future frigates, but the selection could also pave the way for adding the missiles to other types of ships and for other services to acquire air- and ground-launched versions. The Pentagon included the fixed-price deal, valued at more than $14.8 million, in its daily contracting announcement notice for May 31,...
  • Oil prices fall as Russia warns of gradual output increase

    05/24/2018 11:55:35 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 11 replies
    reuters.com ^ | May 25, 2018 | Henning Gloystein
    Oil prices eased on Friday as Russia hinted it may gradually increase output, after having withheld supplies in concert with producer cartel OPEC since 2017.