Melkøya current: Demonstration of power without strategy?
Gunnar S. Eskeland: Jonas Gahr Støre is braving himself and showing power and muscle with the Melkøya decision - it can be smart. But he may have committed a tactical blunder by not resolving the Fosen tangle first.
It is difficult to imagine a state power that tries to act and be tough towards flood-prone, Hans-affected people, that refuses to listen, help or ensure. It is probably for good reason: It is useless and expensive to play tough if you are seen through, Gunnar S. Eskeland writes.
His feature article Melkøya-strøm: Maktdemonstrasjon uten strategi? (in Norwegian) was published in Dagens Næringsliv on 9 August, 2023.