Congratulations, President Obama!
This morning's announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize is an honor and well-deserved.
The honor is, of course, an honor that American shares. And, while there are naysayers, the award is deserved for the new approach to global policy that President Obama has brought by creating, in the words of the Nobel Committee, the climate in which "Multilateral diplomacy has regained a central position, with emphasis on the role that the United Nations and other international institutions can play." The Nobel Committee specifically highlights the initiative he has taken to reach out to the Muslim world and to urge nuclear disarmament.
At GlobalSolutions.org, we work daily with issues of international diplomacy and global institutions, and we can confirm that President Obama's approach has changed the very nature of the discussions that are held and the possibilities that are sought. Consider the following: