The Chairman of the History Department of the University of Iceland reminded the nation yesterday that three years ago Iceland threatened to cancel the Defense Agreement were the US to move their fighter jets from the country. The Chairman, Professor Valur Ingimundarson, and Professor Michael Corgan, a specialist in International Security at Boston University, both state that the US government’s decision violates the Defense Agreement.
March 17, 2006
Yesterday, Magnus Carlsen, a 15 year old Norwegian chess prodigy, unexpectedly won the Glitnir Rapid Chess Tournament in Reykjavík, Iceland, beating two-time rapid chess world champion Vishy Anand.
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