Can a Small Country Make a Difference? – Peter Riseng

Climate change is a global problem. Norway is a rather small country. Why should we care? It is easy to say that a country like Norway, with barely the population of a Chinese city, cannot make a difference on big…

Hello from the Outside – Lars Brandsås

David Cameron warned the citizens of Great Britain of following in the footsteps of Norway in the question of a continued membership in the European Union, and the Prime Minister could not have been more right. Today we are witnessing…

The War Against Terror is a Bigger Threat than Terrorism Itself – Eirik Natlandsmyr

The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center was an attack on a symbol of freedom and cooperation. Just a few days after the attack, the Security Council on behalf of the United Nations pushed through new terror legislation…

International Drug Ban Fuels Terrorist Groups – Anniken Karlyme Wullum

The political debate on prohibition against drugs has changed more, and faster, than most people could have anticipated. Tolerating others’ use of substances you would never even touch is liberal in its essence. Every human has the right to decide…

The Refugee Crisis: A Global Problem Needs International Solutions – Vilde Marie Ystmark

Today, millions of people are fleeing their homes due to war and conflicts, living in temporary camps with no idea what the future will hold. Behind the numbers, there are refugees with worries no one deserve to bear and hopes…