NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: The War Intensifies, Michael Ledeen writes. “The enemy knows that Obama’s leaving in 5 months, so it’s best to grab while the grabbing’s easy. Bad times indeed.” Not at all — just more and more “peace in our time,” as Obama promised would be forthcoming at the start of his second […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: U.S. Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years — But Lacks The Money To Prepare. Senior Army officials are circumspect about discussing the danger in open forums — they don’t want to advertise U.S. vulnerabilities — but it seems clear that the Obama administration’s “pivot to the Pacific” announced in […]
Close The video tells the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Peace Prize winner from Pakistan who at 15 survived being shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus in 2012. “I want to get my education, and I want to become aShow More Summary
Author Marilynne Robinson will receive the 2016 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, an honor given by the Dayton Literary Peace Prize organization.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS. Turkey mounted on Wednesday its largest military effort yet in the Syrian conflict, sending tanks, warplanes and special operations forces over the border in a United States-backed drive to capture an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. The offensive on the […]
Father Joseph Philippe has the kind of vision and indomitable spirit that might earn someone a Nobel Peace Prize or an Academy Award. But his name probably isn’t one many have heard before. That may change, though, with the release of...Show More Summary
Though the Nobel Peace Prize nominations list is a highly secretive one, the Nobel Foundation have recently said that there are a record 376 candidates for this year's prize, of which 228 are individuals and 148 are organizations.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: The US is promoting war crimes in Yemen: The humanitarian disaster there is, by some measures, greater than that in Syria. Why is Obama continuing to enable the Saudi bombing campaign?
When Myanmar elected its first civilian-led government in more than 50 years last November, allowing former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to become the country’s de facto leader, it cleared the way for this onetime pariah nation to normalize relations with many...
Submitted by Darius Shahtahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, On Thursday, the U.S. State Department approved the sale of more military equipment, valued at around $1.15 billion USD, to the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This sounds like...Show More Summary
Volunteer rescue and humanitarian group that braves daily bombings is credited with saving tens of thousands of people.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs have agreed to end their legal fight over who owns the slain civil rights leader’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal, according to a court document filed on Monday that did not disclose if the item will be sold. A trial to settle the years-long dispute had been set to start in Atlanta on Monday. Show More Summary
A legal fight between Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs over who owns the slain civil rights leader’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal has been settled, but the terms were not immediately known, a judge said in an Atlanta court on Monday. A trial to settle the years-long dispute over the medal...
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has settled a disagreement over what to do with the civil rights icon’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal, although the terms of the settlement are not exactly known, Reuters reports. A judge confirmed that the matter was settled in an Atlanta court Monday. The trial to settle the […]
We just finished celebrating the birthday of our first black president, Barack Obama, on August 4. Yet it seems few people will be marking August 7, the birth date of a black man who broke national and international barriers as a “first” in multiple arenas. Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: How a Secretive Branch of ISIS Built a Global Network of Killers. The Islamic State’s attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 brought global attention to the group’s external terrorism network, which began sending fighters abroad two years ago. Now, Mr. Sarfo’s account, along with those of other captured recruits, has further […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: War With Russia Looms, Says Former NATO General in New Book.
Shimon Peres is optimistic, which isn’t remarkable except that he also lives in Israel, home to one of the world’s most intractable conflicts. The 93-year-old former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate has witnessed the many clashes with Palestinians and neighboring Arab countries from its inception. Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama approves 30-day airstrike mission against ISIS in Libya. I’m old enough to remember when it was Congress that authorized the use of force.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: The World is at War and the Peace Has Been Lost. From the quiet country churches of Normandy through the civil wars of Africa, the killing fields of Syria, Putin’s war against the modern European order and China’s lawless surge into the waters beyond its shores, the dark storm clouds gather. […]