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Nobel Peace Prize of Obama & his Nobel Peace Lecture:

  1. H P Roychoudhury profile image78
    H P Roychoudhuryposted 7 years ago

    World Peace advocated by Gandhi & Martin Lother King by the act of Non-Violence but Obama announced world piece in a modified system of Non-Violence – a subject of discussion:

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      sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You don't see the irony?  King said non violence and never raised a hand and was killed.  Obama... says peace but violence is necessary.  In my opinion, he has the same mind set as dictators of violent countries.

  2. EmpressFelicity profile image84
    EmpressFelicityposted 7 years ago

    Sorry but I'm a bit cynical about Obama and his Nobel Peace Prize, given that he's sending 30,000 extra troops into Afghanistan!

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image88
      Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Is Obama the first man to accept the peace prize with blood on his hands??

      1. Ralph Deeds profile image69
        Ralph Deedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Nope. I think Henry Kissinger qualifies.

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          C.J. Wrightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Not sure if Kissinger qualifies, the secretary of state can't declare ware, or order troop deployment, or set ROE's...but there are:

          1978 - Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin
          1994 - Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin

          By your loose definition I would also include Jimmy Carter.

      2. Ralph Deeds profile image69
        Ralph Deedsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Nope. I think Henry Kissinger qualifies.

        Here's a link to all the recipients

        http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/

        1. H P Roychoudhury profile image78
          H P Roychoudhuryposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          A man is committed to world piece and his sending of 30,000 American troops to Afghanistan is subjected to withdrawal of Forces by a fixed time period unlike Vietnam War. In addition to that the selection of Oslo can not be undermined as because the decision of Nobel award has never been miss-fired till its inception.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      unfortunately the timing was bad...right after he agreed to send more troops, it was time to accept the prize. i thought he didn't want war and would end them as soon as possible but

      meh.

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Then so did the majority of US presidents.

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      sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well I wont argue with that but they didn't get awarded the peace prize.

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        Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Which wasn't his choice.  Henry Kissinger (US Secretary of State) got one during the Vietnam War smile

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          sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          lol, oy.  What was the reason he got one?

          1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
            Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            For his work on the Paris Peace Accords.

 
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