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Nobel Lecture

In Defense of War to Advance Peace: The Obama Paradox

J. Brian Atwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
J. Brian Atwood

Before his Nobel lecture, few noticed that Obama's major speech the week before on Afghanistan was laced throughout with the underpinnings of the "just war" doctrine -- a doctrine with ancient philosophical roots.

Nobel Author Herta Mueller: Her Personal Struggle Against Dictatorship

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — The 2009 Nobel literature prize winner Herta Mueller said Monday she started writing when it was no longer possible to use spoken wo...