Friday, October 09, 2009

Oct9: Obama receives Nobel Peace Prize

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picture source: der Spiegel 2008

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE5981JK20091009

"His very first phone call was to Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian leader, and his speech in Cairo sought to cast America as an even-handed peacemaker in the Holy Land. Soon afterwards, Mr Obama also pledged to negotiate a new treaty on nuclear disarmament with Russia...

...The judges appear to be betting that he can defy the odds and resolve them all in the next few years . Anyone who has followed events in the Middle East might not be entirely convinced by their optimism"

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