Tag Archives: Nobel Peace Prize

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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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 Hasty And Ill-conceived Decision to Award U.S. President Barack Obama

University of Umeå professor of Sociology Stefan Svallfors’ remark to the Nobel Peace Prize committee in Oslo today when justifying his nomination of Edward Snowden may be true. But will it be of any advantage? All three, Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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No Moral Center

A couple of days before Inauguration Day for Barack Obama’s second term, Noam Chomsky had a damning indictment for the President. As  a “man without a moral center,” he characterized him in an interview with Al Jazeera. Inauguration will be … Continue reading

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