Barack Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize (NY Times)
“He has created a new international climate,” the committee said in its announcement. President Obama’s name had not figured in speculation about the likely winner until minutes before the prize was announced here.
In a surprise, Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize (Washington Post)
"Only very rarely has a person to the same extent as Obama captured the world’s attention and given its people hope for a better future," the committee said. "His diplomacy is founded in the concept that those who are to lead the world must do so on the basis of values and attitudes that are shared by the majority of the world’s population."