Robert Fisk: Obama’s Nobel Prize for Public Speaking

Dandelion Salad

October 11, 2009

We discuss the motives behind granting the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama, the US president. Does he deserve the prize? And what has he achieved? Or was the award granted in the hope he would succeed in the future?

From the archives:

War and peace prizes by Howard Zinn

Obama wins 2009 Nobel Peace Prize + OK, He’s A Nice Guy, But … by Andy Worthington

Peace Prize winner Obama: We will target al Qaeda wherever they take root

The Nobel Peace Prize Goes To … + Ron Paul’s commentary

What Does Peace Mean? By Cindy Sheehan