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Prize Fight

2 days agoOdd : Snopes

"Has the Nobel Committee expressed regret for awarding the 2009 Peace Prize to President Obama?

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger gives his take on how to reconcile world order and explains why he thinks Iran is a bigger problem than ISIS. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!

GQ kills irony as Tony Blair wins Philanthropist of the Year

Satire died when Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize, said Tom Lehrer. Now irony has followed it to the grave. GQ’s Philanthropist of the Year is Tony Blair. And no,… Continue reading The post GQ kills irony as Tony Blair wins Philanthropist of the Year appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama Sends 350 More Troops To Iraq. Add a couple of zeros and they migh…

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama Sends 350 More Troops To Iraq. Add a couple of zeros and they might do some good.

Satire: Interview with Obama’s Nobel Prize Statue

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's...Show More Summary

Rugby Union - Springboks need more black players: Tutu

- South Africa's Springbok rugby team should include more black players, Nobel peace prize laureate and leading anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu said Friday.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Barack Obama Bombs Iraq Again

But it’s our guns that got bombed. We’re trying to keep them out of the hands of the group affiliated with the group that we argued about helping in Syria. If it’s true that ISIS is worse than Saddam, is might be the case that ISIS is worse than Bashar Assad. Maybe we should stop…

Ayan Hirsi Ali: Bibi Netanyahu deserves Nobel Peace Prize for Gaza campaign

The public intellectual and controversial atheist thinks the man waging war on Gaza is a paragon of peace

64 Public Figures, 7 Nobel Peace Laureates, Call for Arms Embargo on Israel for War Crimes

An assortment of rabidly anti-Israel public figures, including seven Nobel Peace Prize winners, have called for an international arms embargo on Israel for its "war crimes and possible crimes against humanity" in Gaza. The statement came in a letter published in Britain's The Guardian on Friday. Show More Summary

High School Student Wins Nobel Peace Prize After Building A House In Nicaragua

2 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Recognizing her contribution to the world, Barnstable Academy senior Margaret Alston was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize after she got back from Nicaragua on Tuesday morning.

Israeli ambassador to U.S. says IDF deserves Nobel Peace Prize for “unimaginable restraint”

Ron Dermer says his country has "earn[ed] the admiration of the international community" for its caution

Israeli ambassador: Our troops should get a Nobel Peace Prize for their 'unimaginable restraint'

Israel's ambassador to the United States says the Israeli Defense Forces deserve a Nobel Peace Prize for showing so much restraint in the nation's ongoing conflict in Gaza. Speaking at a Christians United for Israel Summit in Washington...Show More Summary

As Gaza Death Toll Surpasses 600 Israel Ambassador Says IDF Deserve Nobel Peace Prize For "Unimaginable Restraint"

The situation in Gaza has crossed beyond the rabbit hole (or perhaps in this case, tunnel) and has entered the surreal zone. Consider, from Reuters: "Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. Show More Summary

Henry Kissinger, 91, undergoes heart surgery

Henry Kissinger, the Nobel Peace Prize recipient and adviser to two American presidents, underwent heart surgery Tuesday at a New York hospital.

Henry Kissinger, 91, undergoes heart surgery in N.Y.

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Former U.S. Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger underwent heart surgery at a New York City hospital on Tuesday and was resting comfortably, hospital officials said. Kissinger, 91, underwent an aortic valve replacement procedure, according to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Show More Summary

Nadine Gordimer, 1923-2014

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Today the world mourns Nadine Gordimer. News by Peter Derk Today the world mourns the passing of Nadine Gordimer. Gordimer, 90, died at peace in her family home with her children present. Nadine Gordimer won the Nobel prize for literature...Show More Summary

Philip Gordon’s perfect timing

(Scott Johnson) Following up on Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s sage Haaretz column “Peace is the only true path to security for Israel and the Palestinians,” White House Middle East Special Assistant Philip Gordon blasted Israel this week in remarks at a conference in Tel Aviv. Show More Summary

A good beat, and you can kill to it

(Scott Johnson) Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama draws on the deep well of his wisdom and his foreign policy successes to instruct Israelis on the path to peace in today’s Haaretz column “Peace is the only true path to security for Israel and the Palestinians.” Warning: Reading may induce nausea. Show More Summary

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