The Nobel Peace Prize that President Obama received 40 months ago has emerged as the most appalling Orwellian award of this century. No, war is not peace.
During the last week of March, more than 30,000 people signed a petition urging the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Bradle...
Perhaps I'm biased, but Chicago is a special place for women. The women who hail from this city are more than historic; they are change agents.
Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have reminded foreign policy scholars like Hillary Mann and Flynt Everett to speak out about the flaws in U.S. policy and encourage all of us to demand that it change.
Mothers, you are the change we are waiting for. Women are powerful and when we join together we have the ability to transform our world.
No Indian prime minister or president has visited Pakistan since 1998. In contrast, top Pakistani leaders have visited India five times since. What will it take to get India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to cross the border?
"I think the decision to award to Carl Von Ossietzky was maybe the best decision the committee has made in 111 years... there is absolutely nothing wrong with controversy," said Geir Lundestad, the Director of the Norwegian Nobel institute.
Since everything else -- our economies, our communications, our single planetary environment -- succumbs more completely to globalization every day, shouldn't we eventually bring about a complete globalization of our structures of governance as well?
Can eating chocolate make you more likely to win a Nobel Prize? If so, then by the same logic it appears that eating chocolate can make you a better skier or skater.
After his inaugural speech in January 2009, Obama has pursued policies that epitomize King's grim warning in 1967: "When scientific power outruns moral power, we end up with guided missiles and misguided men."
Imagine a world where all of humanity feared less. Where we found less of a reason to await potential tragedy of every shape and size.
Three Decembers ago, Mr. Liu, a university professor, was tried and sentenced to 11 years in a Chinese prison. His crime: he authored and promoted Charter 08, a manifesto that appeals for freedom of expression, democratic elections, and human rights in China.
For years, the Norwegian Nobel Peace Committee has faced criticism over its secrecy and selections, perhaps most notably in 1973 when Henry Kissinger ...
Congratulations to the European Union today on its well-deserved Nobel Peace Prize! And as we toast Europe we can know that across this great continent there are many millions of proud Europeans who feel that they are closer now than ever before, and focused on solutions and a better future for all.
Desmond Tutu points out that a solitary human being is a contradiction in terms. Our humanity, as the film brings home, is defined by the quality of our relations: how well we take care of each other, as well as our universal home.
Symbolically, the Oslo ceremonies are an historical turning point for Europe. By recognizing the European Union's peacemaking past, the Nobel Prize challenges Europe to escape once and for all the destructive pull of narrow national interests and passions.