The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo53° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi78° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo54° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo50° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi74° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo48° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi66° Slight Chance Showers

Saturday Night

Lo45° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi61° Chance Showers

For Nobel, not all winners have lived up to promise

Send to Kindle
Print This

STOCKHOLM — By honoring the global chemical weapons watchdog, the Nobel Peace Prize committee stuck to its tradition of not just awarding past achievements, but highlighting a cause, movement or process it hopes can promote world peace.

So does this high-minded ambition work?

Sometimes. The 1991 prize to Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the 1996 award to East Timor independence leaders Carlos Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta are widely seen as having had a significant political impact.

History…

View my options or Sign in