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    Afghan war clouds Obama's Nobel Peace prize - 10 Dec 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Barack Obama, the US president, is set to receive the Nobel Peace prize in Norway, joining the distinguished list of Nobel laureates including Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mother Teresa and the Red Cross organisation.

    But Obama's recent move to escalate the war in Afghanistan has raised questions as to whether he deserves the honour, and so early into his presidency too.

    Al Jazeera's Sebastian Walker captures the debate.