Innsikt: Strategic Non-Violence and Security Constellation through Photographs and Coloring Pages: Ten Years After the Arab Spring

As “a strategy for political change”[1], non-violence is a choice – and a choice widely made by the participants of the Arab Spring uprisings in the MENA region.  The focus on the strategic nature of non-violent protests highlights that “[a]lthough nonviolent action may be used when no weapons are available, it may also be used instead of violence”[2] because it may be more effective.

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Marte Ziolkowski

Marte Ziolkowski, Political Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo: Regjeringen.no Marte Ziolkowski has served as political adviser to the Minister of ForeignAffairs since 2019. She was acting State Secretary in the Ministry of ForeignAffairs from October 2020 until January 2021. Previously, she has served aspolitical adviser to the Minister of Defence (2016; 2017-2019).Continue reading «Marte Ziolkowski»

Lars Gule

Lars Gule, Associate Professor at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) pFoto: Sonia Balci / OsloMet Lars Gule is a Norwegian philosopher. He has graduated with a doctorate in philosophy, and is an associate professor (at Oslo Metropolitan University). From 2000 to 2005 he was secretary general of the Norwegian Humanist Association.  Lars Gule studied history, philosophy and social science at the University of Bergen and received his doctoral degree in philosophyContinue reading «Lars Gule»

Sverre Strandhagen

Sverre Strandhagen, Journalist and commentator at Dagens Næringsliv (DN) Photo: DN Sverre Strandhagen is commentator in Dagens Næringsliv since 2014. He writes mostly about foreign affairs and especially about security issues, defense politics and great power politics. For 14 years he was head of the political department in the paper.  He is educated as political scientist fromContinue reading «Sverre Strandhagen»