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        10/14/2012, Tishrei 28, 5773

      Nobel To European Union Recalls Peace Prize To Barack Obama


      If the Nobel Prize Committee in Norway believed that the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union would constitute a vital shot in the arm for the EU as it undergoes one of its most difficult periods, it was probably mistaken. It was seen as a political statement by the committee, much like the criticized decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama early during his term of office without any real record of achievement to justify the award.