Right Idea, Wrong Recipient How the Nobel Peace Prize Missed Its Mark

It is tough to find fault with handing the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. But that is exactly the problem -- it shows a lack of imagination. It would have been more courageous to honor somebody who embodies what current EU leaders lack. Like Jacques Delors.
The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

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Photo Gallery: EU Leaders React to the Nobel Peace Prize
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Photo Gallery: EU Leaders React to the Nobel Peace Prize

Former European Community President Jacques Delors in 1993.

Former European Community President Jacques Delors in 1993.

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