Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Six years ago Obama received his Nobel Peace Prize, and then…
by Larry Geller
Six years ago today, Barak Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.
We’re back in Iraq, where our conduct of the war has lead to gains for those we opposed. He bombed Libya. He targeted drone strikes that killed civilians, thereby stirring up opposition to the US and the governments it supports. He supported military coups and Israeli slaughter of civilians.
Can the Norwegian Nobel Committee, composed largely of politicians, learn from this?