Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung is a professor of peace studies and is considered the founder of the modern discipline of peace studies. He founded Transcend – A Peace and Development Network for Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means (1993), and he is also the founder of the Peace Research Institute, Oslo, and the Journal of Peace Research. Dr. Galtung was granted the Right Livelihood Award (the “Alternative Nobel Peace Prize”) in 1987.


Needed: Regime Change in Israel
Natural Resources, Palestine-Israel and Regional Peace
The UN Decision: Two Empires Crumbling — And Then What?
As evident in the UN vote on Palestine’s status, the U.S. is losing clout and Israel is delegitimizing itself with its “expansion, occupation, and siege” mentality.
The Arab Revolt — What Next?
Arabs want a better life, unattainable under elites more sensitive to U.S.-Israeli interests than to their own people.
The Middle East: What Peace Might Look Like
Imagine a Middle East Community of Israel and five border states.

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