I was surprised by this news this morning. President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for what the committee called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."
He didn't get the 2016 Olympics for the US but this is a greater worldwide recognition.
Obama is the third sitting U.S. president to win. Theodore Roosevelt, won the award in 1906 and Woodrow Wilson, won in 1919.
This shows that the world likes him more than some Americans. Isn't it good that the western world and other areas too, like him?
Some Americans will dislike anything and everything he does but I think we should be proud of this award. I am.