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The False Promise of the Nobel Peace Prize
Ronald R. Krebs discusses the history, politics, and effects of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize. While conferral of the Prize seeks to change the world, Krebs argues the award only occasionally draws attention to ignored problems. He claims that the award has sometimes produced unexpected and unwanted outcomes, which have become more common in recent years as the Peace Prize has increasingly been awarded to promote domestic liberalization.

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