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Sima Samar

Is It Possible To Predict Nobel Prize Winners?

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 10.06.2012 | Science

STOCKHOLM -- Guessing who will win a Nobel Prize is a bit like forecasting the stock market: Experts don't seem to do it any better than laymen. So i...

Obama And Clinton Legacy Linked To Afghan Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

As the U.S. exit from Afghanistan approaches, protection of Afghan women's rights requires courage and political will instead of tired rhetoric. However, in an election year, we are unlikely to see meaningful action.

Seems to Be Sima

Azita Ranjbar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Azita Ranjbar

Why Sima Samar? Simply put, she embodies the need for an inclusive and reconciliatory peace process in Afghanistan and, more broadly, women's inclusion in peace-making processes throughout the world.

Obama and the Nobel: Just Bizarre

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jesse Larner

Now I know a lot of my friends are going to be very happy about this; a new day has dawned, etc. Personally I found it inexplicable. And disturbing. And vaguely annoying.