A Nobel Prize That Won’t Scare Assad
Sometimes, the Nobel Peace Prize has a frontrunner, or perceived frontrunner, as it did ten years ago. That year, Pope John Paul II was the favorite. Václav Havel, the Czech leader, was also in the mix. But the 2003 prize went to an Iranian human-rights lawyer, Shirin Ebadi. She had not even known she was […]
Peace Prize Follies
The Nobel Peace Prize has a checkered history, to put it mildly. Here’s why.