President Obama has accepted the 2009 Nobel Prize for Peace. In his 30 minute lecture after receiving the award he gave a justification for the two wars he is leading, saying there is such a thing as a “just war”, and that “instruments of war do have a role to play in preserving the peace”. You can read the full transcript here.
He was awarded the prize for “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples”.
There are so many issues that this award continues to bring up so we’re going to throw it open to you, to pick up on the aspects that get you going the most….
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