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Neville Obama

SdAufKla Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 8:32 AM
Interestingly enough, both Chamberlain and Obama were nominated for Nobel Peace Prizes. (Poor Chamberlain had to wait until he'd actually done something, tho...) Of course, Hitler was nominated at the same time as Chamberlain. Maybe that's the problem - Ahmadinejad is feeling left out. After all, Yasser Arafat got his...
"If you want peace, prepare for war." --Ancient Roman wisdom

In 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain was determined to keep peace between Great Britain and Germany. Dismayed by the carnage of World War I, Chamberlain (along with most of the opinion elite in England) sought peace with honor -- but in any case, peace.

Yes, Chamberlain had watched with growing anxiety as Germany, in defiance of treaties, rearmed, and as the Nazi party engaged in ever more brazen and violent repression of domestic opponents. Germany's alliance with militarist Japan and fascist Spain (1936), followed by the Pact of Steel with...