Why Europe Deserved the Peace Prize

Why Europe Deserved the Peace Prize

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eu flagEarly on Friday, the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo did something unusual: Instead of rewarding the Nobel Peace Prize to an individual, it gave it to the European Union — an international institution facing a 3-year-old existential crisis that looks nowhere close to being over.

Beyond the Nobel prize, history best can describe what the EU has done for peace in Europe.

Despite the fiscal problems faced by the Euro, Europe is far more likely to emerge strengthened from the ordeal than apart.

(READ the article in CNN)