Category Archives: Norway

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to ICAN

Okay, there was no slap in the face and we have still to wait whether president Trump will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The Nobel Prize Committee in Oslo had apparently feared Trump’s scorn and awarded the Peace Prize … Continue reading

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A Slap in the Face Deserved

When the Nobel Committee in Oslo will confer this year’s Peace award to the architects of of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“Iran nuclear deal”) of July 2015 (who else would deserve it?), it at the same time does … Continue reading

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Protected: Transparency Index 2014

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The Discredited Peace Nobel Prize Committee

When the Nobel Prize committee in Oslo awarded the Peace Prize in 2009 to Barack Obama most observers were shocked about its inappropriate spontaneity. The Committee’s chairman Thorbjørn Jagland had apparently waived all 205 official nominations. Only the Committee can … Continue reading

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The European Union

While currently not living in a member state of the EU, I am rather pleased that not rather questionable individuals such as former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who had been on the list of potential laureates many times and probably … Continue reading

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