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Old 10-10-2011, 02:54 PM
 
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They gave it to Arafat in the 90s!!
Besides, look at the people awarding this peace price. Their whole view on the world is quit different from most Americans.
Im Swedish by the way but I have lived here sense 99.
I can respect a different world view....which I may not agree with but can at least understand.

With that said, some of their decisions have been attrocious, politicized aberrations that make zero sense.

When you look down this list of recipients several definitely jump out at you as not belonging with the rest of the group. Carter definitely deserves one for his body of work....Gore I can see at least some logic too but Obama is one of the handful of WTH recipients on the list.

List of Nobel Peace Prize laureates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 09-16-2015, 05:02 PM
 
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Default Apparently, the Norwegians agree it was a mistake...

Nobel panel saw Obama peace prize as 'mistake,' new book claims - Washington Times

BTW, I know it's an old thread, but it is relevant.
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