- On July 24, investigative journalist Wayne Madsen suggested
a Mossad link, saying "ample evidence" of its involvement exists.
- Anders Breivik, the alleged bomber/gunman, calls himself
a Christian conservative interested in hunting, body building and freemasonry.
He's also expressed strong pro-Israeli views, hostile to Palestinians and
- Government business records name him the Breivik Geofarm
director. Norway's media call it a farming sole proprietorship, cultivating
vegetables, melons, roots and tubers.
- The Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang quoted a friend
saying he became a wing-wing extremist in his late 20s. He's now age 32.
The paper also said he participated in online forums expressing strong
nationalistic, anti-multicultural views.
- On July 24, the UK Daily Mail said:
- "According to witness accounts from Norwegian media,
people have described shooting incidents in two different areas on the
island, one with a handgun and the other with a 'sniper rifle.' However,
there is uncertainty whether the guns belonged to one gunman or there was
a second involved."
- In the confusion, no one was sure, but the possibility
is real, given the implausibility that one person killed over 90 people
singlehanded. Perhaps there were multiple undetected gunmen. Police said
they don't exclude the possibility.
- Madsen connected Breivik to Pam Geller and Richard Pipes,
"ciphers for Israeli intelligence and propaganda elements....provid(ing)
a clear link between Breivik and Mossad, which is under orders to stage
false flag attacks to garner support for Israel against Palestine, Cyprus
and Norway being the two most recent examples of Mossad-staged attacks."
- On July 19, Voice of Russia broadcasting headlined, "Norway
to support Palestinians - Norwegian FM," saying:
- "Norway will support Palestinians who are set to
press for recognition of the independence of their state by the United
Nations, says the Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store."
- In January, Store said:
- "Norway will be among the first (European) states
(to) recognize (an independent) Palestin(e) when there is an act as an
international team" to do it.
- He also said:
- "We are working to develop the economy of Palestine,"
and believe the political process toward peace can be successful."
- Heading a committee in charge of raising international
aid for Palestine, he added that Norway is committed to rallying donor
help to build Palestinian institutions.
- His July comment followed talks with Palestinian National
Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, adding he believes independence
is no hindrance to Middle East peace.
- Earlier in July, Norway's Dagbladet newspaper quoted
Labour Party-affiliated Workers Youth League (AUF) leader Eskil Pedersen
- The "time has come for more drastic measures against
Israel, and (he) wants the Foreign Minister to impose an economic boycott
against the country," adding:
- "The peace process goes nowhere, and though the
whole world expects Israel to comply, they do not. We in the Labour Youth
will have a unilateral economic embargo of Israel from the Norwegian side."
- Dagbladet said:
- "The AUF has long been a supporter of an international
boycott of Israel, (and) the decision at the last congress demands that
Norway impose a unilateral economic embargo....and it must be stricter
- Last August 24, Reuters and Haaretz writer Shuki Sadeh
headlined, "Norway government-run pension fund drops Africa Israel
group shares," saying:
- "Norway's 450 billion euro oil-riches fund has excluded
two Israeli firms involved in developing settlements, as well as a Malaysian
forestry firm, on ethical grounds, Norway's finance ministry said on Monday."
- Excluded are Africa Israel Investments and its engineering
subsidiary Danya Cebus. Both are controlled by Lev Leviev, billionaire
Israeli businessman, involved among other interests in constructing Israeli
- Norway's central bank-managed fund follows ethical guidelines,
excluding investments in companies producing nuclear weapons, cluster munitions,
environmentally harmful products, building illegal settlements, or abusing
- The fund specifically said Leviev's Danya Cebus subsidiary
engages in settlement construction in East Jerusalem's Har Homa neighborhood,
as well as West Bank Ma'ale Adumim and Modi'in Illit settlements.
- The fund said its "Council of Ethics emphasizes
that construction of settlements in occupied areas is a violation of the
Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time
- Finance Minister Sigbjoern Johnsen added:
- "Several United Nations Security Council resolutions
and an International Court of Justice advisory opinion have concluded that
the construction of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory
is prohibited under this Convention."
- Africa Israel replied, saying neither it or its subsidiaries
engaged in West Bank settlement construction for some time, whether or
not true. At the same time, it left unmentioned its East Jerusalem projects,
where Israel steals Palestinian land for settlement development.
- In 2009, Norway's pension fund divested in Elbit Systems,
an Israeli defense electronics firm, because of its involvement in building
Israel's illegal Separation Wall.
- On March 29, 2011, EuropeNews headlined, "Norway:
Socialist Left Party to Vote on Motion Calling for Bombing Israel if it
Acts against Hamas in Gaza," saying:
- Former Finance Minister, now Education Minister Kristin
Halvorsen's Socialist Left Party (SV), (part of Norway's three party ruling
coalition with the Centre Party and the Labour Party) supports a measure
supporting military action against Israel if it attacks Hamas. Part of
its statement said:
- "The credibility of the world community in its confrontation
with (Gaddafi) is undermined when there is no reaction against other states
in the region (that) commit injustices against (their) civil population.
The greater world community must therefore also react against Israeli air
attacks on the Gaza strip."
- The proposal didn't get majority support but shows Norwegian
concern for Palestinian rights. It suggests why Breivik targeted Labour
Party children on Utoeya island. The previous day, they held a pro-Palestinian
rally. Foreign Minister Store met with them, and while there, children
told him Norway must recognize Palestine. In response, he said:
- "The Palestinians must have their own state. The
occupation must end. The wall must be demolished, and it must happen now."
- Breivik expressed strong hatred for Muslims and others
with left of center views. His recently opened Twitter account posted a
single July 17 comment, quoting John Stuart Mill saying:
- "One person with a belief is equal to the force
of 100,000 who have only interests."
- However, at issue isn't him or his views. It's who planned
the attack, perhaps used him (among likely others) to commit it, and why.
- Derailing Palestinian independence and de jure UN membership,
as well as retaliating against Norway's backing both, its divestment of
Israeli assets, and its criticism of Israeli policies combines a trio of
reasons perhaps behind the Oslo attacks.
- Increasingly, it looks like Mossad's fingerprints are
all over them, perhaps cooperatively with CIA and/or MI6. Massive car
bombs are one of their specialties. They're experts at these type operations,
using convenient stooges for plausible deniability, usually without their
- Spread the word, and keep the pressure on Israel and
its Washington paymaster/partner, masters of mass murder crimes.
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