Business News Network
October 9th, 2009
One of the big surprises today may be the announcement that U.S. President Barack Obama is this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Many are criticizing the selection, asking why the prize would go to him, without actually accomplishing anything. Does awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama reflect just how political the honour is? BNN speaks to Dr. Walter Dorn, associate professor, Canadian Forces College, and Chair of Canadian Pugwash, the national affiliate of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, 1995 Nobel Peace Prize winner."