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Obama Nobel Prize

About Obama's Peace Prize

William Laney | Posted 11.24.2013 | World
William Laney

The committee's decision is indeed a reflection of Alfred Nobel's thinking when he established the Nobel Peace Prize more than a century ago as a reward for working toward peace.

Debasing the Peace Prize

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

If President Obama launches the missile strike that he proposes against Syria, with or without authorization from Congress, he should send his Nobel Peace Prize back to Oslo.

GOP Rep Says He'll Flip On Syria If Obama Returns Nobel Peace Prize

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) said that he's willing to reverse his opposition on a military strike against Syria if President Barack Obama agrees to ...

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to War-Makers, While Peacemakers Are Shunned

Dan Kovalik | Posted 12.18.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

Deserving peacemakers may not be people you would think of because they have either been vilified or completely ignored by the Western press.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #35, Nobel Peace Prize

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

The Nobel Committee recognized that Obama had captured the world's imagination and clearly welcomed his multilateral approach and focus on diplomacy and engagement, a radical departure from the Bush administration's bellicose unilateralism, which alienated many in the international community.

Jon Lovitz Slams Obama's Nobel Prize

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.19.2012 | Comedy

Jon Lovitz is continuing a new phase of his career: A vocal critic of President Obama. In his latest attack, Lovitz tweeted a picture apparently meant...

Obama Is A Peacemaker

Robert Weller | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Robert Weller

Many who had voted for him believed he had let them down, that he was spineless. That kind of talk has stopped, at least for the moment.

Simon McCormack

Fisher House Provides Housing For Military Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact

For many years, Kenneth Fisher said he never realized the struggles that military families experience. "I really didn't know much about the plight ...

Obama Jokes About His Nobel Peace Prize

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

President Obama took a brief moment during an ambitious speech about energy on Wednesday to simultaneously praise a colleague and drop a bit of self-d...

WATCH: Obama Speaks On Being Awarded Nobel Peace Prize In Wake Of Libya

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - President Barack Obama says he's aware that he's a Nobel Peace Prize winner who's launching military airstrikes in Libya. ...

Obama's Tax Return RELEASED: President Pulled In $5.5 Million Last Year

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama's taxes have been filed -- and our nation's commander-in-chief and the first lady together reported an adjusted gross income of $5,505...

Between Hope and Despair: Martin Luther King, Barack Obama, and War

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

In the course of one year, those who thought President Obama would move our nation closer towards Dr. King's vision find themselves tottering between hope and despair.

Obama's Nobel Address Put Liberal Face On 'Ugly And Decidedly Illeberal Policies,' Glenn Greenwald Says

salon.com | Alex Koppelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reactions to Obama's Nobel speech yesterday were remarkably consistent across the political spectrum, and there were two points on which virtually eve...

What Peace Did He Achieve?

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

The Nobel Prize Committee has damaged its credibility by giving the 2009 Prize to Barack Obama. It should have chosen a make-up award from past credible peace makers.

Auto-Tune The News Takes On Health Care Debate, Obama's Nobel Prize (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Michael and Andrew Gregory are back with their NINTH installment of "Auto-Tune the News." So far they've taken on Sean Hannity in a gorilla costume, s...

Hillary Clinton: Nobel For Obama's "Attitude Toward America's Role In The World"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she thinks President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Pea...

How Obama's Nobel Prize Will Affect Our Children

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Cavallucci

The trouble in awarding this prize to the president in advance of delivery on promise, is that we set the precedent that one needs only have a thought or an idea to be rewarded.

Sam Stein

Obama's Nobel Prize Inspires Conservative Outrage And Confusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The unexpected news that President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize early Friday morning has prompted a serious debate as to whether the...

It May Have Been a Nobel Peace Prize Speech, but Obama Is No Pacifist

Richard N. Haass | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard N. Haass

This was a supremely realistic statement about the presence of evil in the world, the limitations of international institutions, the need to talk to tyrants, and the unavoidability of war.

Who Has the Right to the American Dream?

Hank Azaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Hank Azaria

Determined to Succeed helps low socio-economic students fulfill their dreams. I've seen firsthand how much of a difference we can make by reaching out to those less fortunate.

On Obama's Noble Peace Prize: Missed Peace Opportunities in the Mideast

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Obama has gained a great deal of popularity in and outside the U.S.. If he was to run for President elsewhere beyond the States, people would replace their old rulers with him in a heartbeat.

The Nobel Peace Award Is Not Given for What One Has Done, But Hopefully for What One Will Do

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Kiss

May the American people see this gift of change and work to help President Obama rebuild a nation once loved and now destroyed by the lies of the past.

Bill Clinton Must Wonder -- Where's Mine?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Not even as towering an ego as Clinton expected to win it while a sitting president, as Wilson and Roosevelt had, but not even they came close to winning it before they had spent a year in the White House.

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Reaction

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We've rounded up reactions to Obama's surprising Nobel Peace Prize awarded Friday morning. Here are the collected thoughts of world leaders, journali...

'Obama Doctrine' Praised By Conservatives After Nobel Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives reacted with shock and disdain to President Obama's Nobel prize, and some attacked his speech on Afghanistan before he even delivered it...