Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

I learned this morning that US President Barack Obama will be receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2009.  The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it was awarding Obama with such an honor for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples,” and that such actions have “created a new climate in international politics.”

This climate created has opened the floor for dialogue.  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has exclaimed that “In a very short time, he has succeeded in shifting the tone worldwide towards dialogue. I believe we should all support him to make world peace more possible. There is still much left to do, but a window of possibility has been opened.” (more…)


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