Nobel Peace Prize
The gates open to a Nobel Prize
The Gates Foundation has been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards for public health. Does it deserve it?
Only 60 years overdue
Despite its critics in the Anglosphere, the European Union has been a great force for peace after centuries of strife. It deserves its Nobel Peace Prize.
Taming China’s tantrums
The gunboat diplomacy of the West has been succeeded by the extortion diplomacy of the East.
What one man can do
"Our high regard for dignity is the natural source of our sense of justice," says the latest Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Western Europe’s dream world
Norwegians, like other Europeans west of the Danube and east of the English Channel, like Obama. They are deluded.
The Nobel Hope Prize
A Nobel Peace Prize was not on the White House Christmas shopping list.
What if he had refused?
We discovered the draft of another speech responding to the surprise announcement in a rubbish bin outside the White House.
A victor in wars which haven’t happened
The real problem with this year's Nobel Peace Prize is the canonisation of the precautionary principle.
Development requires virtue, says Nobel Peace Prize winner
MercatorNet interviews 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement.
Colouring peace green
Our Nigerian correspondent reflects on the meaning of the Nobel Peace prize awarded to environmental activist Wangari Maathai.