The Ignoble Prize

November 2013
Commentary;Nov2013, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p1
The editor of the issue argues against the awarding of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the United Nations' Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), claiming that the organization has not yet removed chemical weapons form Syria and that the prize was meant as an award for U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the country's civil war, and an article in the issue by Aurel Braun are also discussed.


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