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Obama - A true Nobel Peace Prize winner

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    In December 2009, Yemen's air force claimed it had killed 30 suspected al-Qaeda operatives during an airstrike on a training camp in the southern Abyan province.

    This version of events was circulated around the world but when Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye managed to get to the scene, the remains of the missiles he found were clearly marked 'Made in the USA'. And among the dead were 14 women and 21 children.

    Shaye's subsequent report incriminated the US in a military operation in which they had been so keen to deny any involvement. Yemen dismissed the report and the US refused to comment - and Shaye became a marked man. He was accused of being an al-Qaeda operative and has been behind bars ever since.

    Last month, the Yemeni government pardoned Shaye and was about to release him. But it took just one phone call from the US president urging them to reconsider, and the government backtracked.

    Shaye remains locked up.

    http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/...744332607.html

    Shows what people can become noble peace winners these days...
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    (Original post by Danen)
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    (Original post by Muscovite)
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    Sorry ment true noble PEACE prize winner, forgot the peace in the title, just showing what a man he is.
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    He only got his prize because he was half black.
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    Cool story bro.
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    So bombs were dropped, labelled as being supplied by the largest arms-dealing country in the world, and someone claimed that, because they were made by said arms dealers, those arms dealers had something to do with what they were used for :/
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    (Original post by tc92)
    So bombs were dropped, labelled as being supplied by the largest arms-dealing country in the world, and someone claimed that, because they were made by said arms dealers, those arms dealers had something to do with what they were used for :/
    This, it is like Russia being liable for all the ak47's they have made. Just because a country makes a weapon doesn't mean that it is the sole owner of it.

    Also he wasn't even president when the deadline for entry of the prize was up (iirc) the committee gave it to him because he was half black. There were much better candidates than him for his year and the year gore received his.
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    The Nobel Peace Prize has previously been given to Henry Kissinger. It should have been clear to everyone then that the Nobel Committee are idiots.

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