Geir Lundestad, ex-secretary of the Nobel committee, told AP news agency that the committee hoped the award would strengthen outgoing President Obama’s resolve to achieve peace.

Critisizms arose as it was not understood what he had done to deserve the prize.

Mr Lundestad, writing in his memoir, Secretary of Peace, said even Obama had been surprised.

“No Nobel Peace Prize ever elicited more attention than the 2009 prize to Barack Obama,” Mr Lundestad wrote.

“Even many of Obama’s supporters believed that the prize was a mistake,” he says. “In that sense the committee didn’t achieve what it had hoped for”.

He also revealed how Obama considered not going to Norway’scapital, Oslo, to receive his prize.

“In the White House they quickly realised that they needed to travel to Oslo,” Mr Lundestad wrote.

 

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One of the biggest shams ever!

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that killer deserves electric chair.

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At least they showed Nobel prize has zero value these days.

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Nobel Peace prize. The other matters.

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Well there were some Economy Prize holders who, having their theories applied occurred firstly in creating a bubble -which made them won the prize- and then it ended in a serious economical crisis.
It sucks a bit too.

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The White Helmets were proposed this year but didn’t won,
Adolf Hitker was proposed in 1938 but didn’t won
Now, there was someone much worst than Obama that wont the Nobel Peace Prize : he’s the biggest war criminal and mass murderer alive at the face of this world
Here with Killary :
http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/photos/2013/05/24/kissinger-clinton-620-rtxz7.jpg
Here posing in Playboy :
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lo4o7r9MsM1qzhoqfo1_1280.jpg
The infamous Henry Kissinger.
Estimated bodycount : around 3 millions, maybe up to 5…

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What is funny with the Peace Prize is that Alfred Nobel was the inventor of dynamite and well, look a little at Dynamit Nobel Defense GmbH’s website :
http://www.dn-defence.com/
They built 3.2 millions land mines for Bundeswehr only and, before the small ammos branch bas bought by the Swiss RUAG, Dynamit Nobel Ammotec GmbH was the biggest producer of ammos in Europe.
“War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength”-George Orwell