Japanese school children contemplate ground zero in Nagasaki. A sitting US president who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his commitment to nuclear disarmament is preparing to visit Hiroshima. Mr. Obama is expected to visit privately with...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it has set an Aug. 16 release date for “A […]
Might as well have it out Friday, Erick Erickson encouraged Mitt Romney to go ahead and run third party. It’s about nine lines of copy. Not a lengthy tome by any stretch. He admitted to not backing Romney in previous White House runs, but argued this time is different. Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama lifted the arms embargo on communist Vietnam on Monday. CNN reported: President Barack Obama... The post Figures. Obama Lifts Arms Ban on Communist Vietnam – But Pushes Gun Control at Home appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
This guy becomes really dangerous when he’s not busy spending all his time golfing. President Obama has announced that the United States is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam, which has been in place … Continued
Rohingya Muslims, in camps, wait for what democracy led by a Nobel peace prize winner will bring them. So far: Nothing.
When the Nobel Peace Prize Committee awarded President Obama the prestigious honor shared by the likes of Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King...
Cartoon by Kirk Anderson In 1973, Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and political satire was pronounced dead. Now Defense Secretary Ash Carter is bgiving his department’s “Distinguished Public Service Award,” explainingaway Kissinger’s hand in a few million deaths, saying Henry was “engaged in good causes.” See more cartoons:Hillary Clinton: [...]
Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who would go on to become South Africa's first black president and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, spent 27 years in jail after being arrested in the early 1960s. For decades, there have been rumors that the CIA had played an important role in his capture. This weekend, that speculation was reignited by a report in Britain's […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: For Obama, an Unexpected Legacy of Two Full Terms at War, Longer Than Any Other President. This is what happens when you wage war half-heartedly, by committee, and on the cheap. ” President Obama came into office seven years ago pledging to end the wars of his predecessor, George W. Bush. […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: U.S. establishes Libyan outposts with eye toward offensive against Islamic State. Remember, ISIS is in Libya because of Obama’s Iraq withdrawal, followed by his Syrian failure, and his unapproved war-of-choice in removing Khaddafy in Libya. It’s a chain of blunders that have cost billions of dollars and tens of thousands of […]
This year's Aachen Peace Prize has been awarded to the Turkish Academics for Peace for their appeal for the killing and deportations of Kurds to stop.
The top comics-related news stories from April 30 to May 6, 2016: 1. Atena Farghadani released from Evin Prison. 2. Zunar wins a cartooning for peace prize, physically given to the heroically persistent cartoonist by Kofi Annan. Gauntlet thrown, Ignatzes. 3. Show More Summary
You can read about the award and the ceremony here. I wasn't aware that Kofi Annan was the honorary head of a cartooning anything, and I think that makes him the most storied person to head a comics organization, ever, since. I'm not sure that isn't more weird than the sitting president of the US writing a comics intro. Show More Summary
Pope Francis accepted the International Charlemagne Prize today, which is one of the most prestigious prizes that can be awarded in Europe. Francis graciously took the award at a private ceremony in the Vatican for his special services to Europe. Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Al Qaeda Is About to Establish an Emirate in Northern Syria. Al Qaeda has big ambitions in Syria. For the past three years, an unprecedented number of veteran figures belonging to the group have arrived in the country, in what can only be described as the covert revitalization of al Qaeda’s […]
Kailash Satyarthi, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, will travel to Silicon Valley for a two-day visit beginning May 6, where he will engage with the Indian Diaspora and leading local and Indian-American community leaders from the region. Asked about the purpose of his trip, Satyarthi explains, “I am visiting [...]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Navy Seal Killed by ISIS While Training Peshmerga.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Iraq Parliament Collapses, Lawmakers Flee Baghdad. “Baghdad teetered on the edge of political chaos Sunday. The city is in a state of emergency, protesters have occupied parts of the once-secure International Zone (IZ), lawmakers have run away and the military is on high alert.” The White House, as usual, was caught […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Coalition In-Fighting Threatens the War Against ISIS in Iraq Hostilities broke out over the weekend between two groups considered critical components of the ground war. Troops from the predominantly Shiite Muslim militias – known as the popular mobilization units or PMUs – reportedly attacked the home of an officer with the […]