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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 Nobel Peace Prize Speech: Oslo Prepares For President's Arrival (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

He's coming to collect the Peace Prize, but the visit may not be entirely peaceful. When President Obama arrives in Oslo Thursday to accept his Nobe...

Nobel Prize: Most Members Initially Argued Against Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today, news broke that many on the Nobel Peace panel had initially balked at President Obama's nomination. The apparent leak, reported by Norway's t...

Obama Sweeps Nobel Prizes

Peter Owen Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Peter Owen Nelson

After President Obama was awarded the Peace Prize, I received an invitation from Chairman Jagland of the Nobel Prize Committee to live-blog their proceedings.

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize: Does He Deserve It? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The stunning announcement that President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize has inspired strong reactions across the country from pride to outrage, confu...

Twitter Reacts To Obama Nobel Peace Prize Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Shortly after the announcement that President Obama had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Twitter erupted with congratulations, comments, and concer...

Arianna To John Podesta On Afghanistan: 'You Now Sound Like George Bush' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

During ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Arianna and Center for American Progress CEO John Podesta sparred over President Obama's escalation of the war in ...

President Obama, Find Peace Through Truth

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

What better way for Obama to begin his labors of peace on the world stage than by impaneling a Truth Commission to investigate the wrongdoings of the Bush administration regarding their pre-emptive war with Iraq?

Oslo's Calling

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

What worries me is, what kind of message are we sending kids? Bomb the Moon. Win a Peace Prize. You know what's next. People are going to want to bomb Mars. Just to see what happens.

Why Obama Should Not Have Received the Peace Prize -- Yet

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Giving the Peace Prize to the President before any of his goals have been attained only underscores the paradox of Obama at this early stage of his presidency.

8 Most Outrageous Attacks On Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some observers have made reasoned arguments against giving the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama. And others just went crazy. Here's a roundup of t...

The Nobel Prize Committee May Have Done Obama More Harm Than Good

Lisa Gans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gans

For those who wish to undermine the president, this award will prove a fertile talking point for raising questions about whether he will prove to be more about optics or substance.

Obama's Oslo Doctrine

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Schlesinger

This was really Obama at his best -- candid, realistic, passionate, idealistic and level-headed. This is probably the closest thing we have to a personal articulation of Obama's fundamental beliefs about America's role in the world.

A Missed Opportunity: Human Rights in Asia

Jack Healey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Healey

Our president is afraid of being seen in public shaking the hand of the Dalai Lama. Publicly acknowledging the Dalai Lama's cause would be type of change I hoped to see when I gave money to Obama's campaign.