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Posted on October 9, 2009 | tags


U.S., World: Critics not feeling this whole Obama Nobel Peace Prize thing

  • I think the committee has gone mad. We haven’t seen anything from him yet. Words and promises only, no actions. His troops are still here, Guantanamo is not closed, and Israel is building new settlements.
  • Fallujah, Iraq lawyer Omar Mohammad • Criticizing the Nobel Committee’s decision to give Obama the Nobel Peace Prize. He’s not alone, not in his region nor worldwide. Our vote on the matter shows that many people oppose his winning of the award, and others suggest that he may have won for his more European-style way of handling diplomacy. • source