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« on: October 10, 2008, 04:43:04 am »

Fmr. Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2008.
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2008, 04:55:52 am »

I remember when it meant something!
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2008, 10:28:38 am »

Seems more deserving than certain other winners in the past...
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2008, 12:44:05 pm »

Seems more deserving than certain other winners in the past...
Yes, at least Ahtisaari hasn't killed anybody.
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2008, 09:26:01 am »

Boring choice.
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2008, 12:11:37 pm »

They couldn't find someone like this every year?
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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2008, 12:46:37 pm »

     I guess Putin & Saakashvili didn't return their calls. Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2008, 12:50:37 pm »

     I guess Putin & Saakashvili didn't return their calls. Tongue
NICE!
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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2008, 05:44:42 pm »

Seems more deserving than certain other winners in the past...

Agreed. A much better selection for the once coveted honour than Bono. I assume he was nominated due to his efforts in Africa or something similar? Don't get me wrong I like Bono an all, but something wouldn't feel right if he won it, defeating the former President of Finland who helped brokered peace in the long running Kosovo dispute. Out of curiosity who else was nominated?
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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2008, 05:26:21 am »

Yeah, good, but basically he just made sure that the more politically and militarily powerful side won, but without violence where possible.





Oh wait, that's EXACTLY what the Nobel Peace laureate should do....bring peace about! Huh.
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