ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Curious Case of the Nobel Peace Prize

There is no question that the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo should be released from prison, but on what basis did the Nobel Peace Prize Committee award the 2010 prize to him? The recent history of the peace prize shows that the award committee is focused on promoting western values - even North Atlantic ones - and admonishing those states or cultures that pose a challenge to this world view.

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