A fallback wishcasting position for liberal journalists is the hope that a joint Nobel Peace Prize might somehow be awarded to Trump, Moon, and Kim, but there is little precedent for giving the Nobel to someone with as bloody a record as Kim. Granting the award to Trump and Moon but leaving Kim out would be awkward, especially with Moon on the record saying Trump deserves it. However, similar events have occurred as recently as 2016, when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos – but not the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – won the peace prize for brokering a deal with the terrorist organization. … [Read more...] about South Korean President Moon: Trump ‘Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize’
Moon came to office last year with a platform of seeking better ties with North Korea while keeping friendly relations with Washington. He has credited Trump with helping to foster inter-Korean rapprochement with his support for outreach to North Korea at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February. … [Read more...] about From ‘fire and fury’ to peace prize? Some talk of a Nobel award for Trump on North Korea.
But Trump’s “Speak noisily and carry a big stick” policy has been vindicated and his critics proved wrong. Among those critics, you can be sure, will be the entirety of the Nobel prize committee. It would be worth going to collect the prize, almost, just to see the expressions on their faces. … [Read more...] about Delingpole: Donald Trump Must Turn Down the Nobel Peace Prize
"Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region. His Administration successfully united the international community, including China, to impost one of the most successful international sanctions regimes in history. The sanctions have decimated the North Korean economy and have been largely credited for bringing North Korea to the negotiating table," the letter reads in part. … [Read more...] about House Republicans send letter to Nobel committee, nominating Trump for Peace Prize
President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, less than one year into his first term ― an honor that infuriated conservatives. The Norwegian Nobel Committee pointed to “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples” and “attached special importance to Obama’s vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.” … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize By House Republicans