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Why Did Nobel Committee Choose Obama?

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Why Did Nobel Committee Choose Obama?

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Why Did Nobel Committee Choose Obama?

Why Did Nobel Committee Choose Obama?

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President Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace prize for international diplomacy efforts. He is the third sitting U.S. president to win the prestigious prize, though he's been in office for less than a year. Is it an award for the goals he's laid out? Is it ironic considering he inherited two wars?