Obama Fawns Over Myanmar's Aung San Suu KyiObama stopped short of an explicit endorsement for her potential campaign for president. But his affection and deep admiration for Suu Kyi was clear.
Diplomat: Emanuel Gave Norway's Ambassador To US Verbal Lashing When Obama Awarded Nobel Peace PrizeA senior Norwegian diplomat says his country's former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama's chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.
Vladimir Putin Nominated For Nobel Peace PrizeRussian president's name was submitted for consideration despite recent saber-rattling.
Norway Lawmakers Nominate Edward Snowden For Nobel Peace PrizeSocialist lawmakers say Snowden's whistleblowing has "contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order."
As Student, Obama Drew Inspiration From Mandela The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Book Alleges Obama Told Aides About Drone Strikes: I'm 'Really Good At Killing People'Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” notes President Obama commenting on drone strikes, reportedly telling his aides that he’s “really good at killing people.”
Syrian Dictator Jokes He Should Have Won Nobel Peace PrizeSyrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, who is heading a brutal crackdown against protesters, said he should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Group That Fights Chemical Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Petition Passes 100K Signatures Backing Bradley Manning Nobel Prize NominationA petition launched by an online U.S. rights group has collected more than 103,000 signatures backing convicted leaker Bradley Manning’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.
No Longer A Blank Slate: Obama, 4 Years Later Nearly four years after Barack Obama was elected to the most powerful office in the most powerful country in the world, the question remains: Who is he?