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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.

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.

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 Nobel Speech VIDEO: "Surprised And Deeply Humbled"

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** Read the full speech text below ** (AP) WASHINGTON -- A beaming President Barack Obama said Friday he was both honored and humbled to win the Nobe...

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...

Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

AP | KARL RITTER and MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OSLO — The announcement drew gasps of surprise and cries of too much, too soon. Yet President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday b...

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.

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.