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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...

Obama's Nobel Money: President Chooses Charities To Receive Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to donate the $1.4 million from his Nobel Peace Prize to helping students, veterans' families and surv...

Nobel Peace Prize Gets Record 237 Nominations

AP | IAN MacDOUGALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO — The committee that selects the Nobel Peace Prize winner will consider a record 237 nominations for the 2010 award, a Nobel official said ...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff On Joy Behar Show Debates Reagan Vs. Obama: Who Deserved Peace Prize? (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff was a guest on The Joy Behar Show tonight, along with KT McFarland, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in the R...

Reaction to President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is Another "Teaching Moment"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Are we incapable of recognizing the simple fact that it is much better for America to have a president who is admired and respected in the world than one who is despised and feared?

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...