Sunday, March 20, 2005

Sistani Nominated

Tom Friedman seems to think he's being original in suggesting Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani for a Nobel Peace Prize. As noted here and here, however, it's been done. His contributions are certainly worth a nomination, as he has prevented the situation from in from getting worse through his emphasis on the political process and non-violent advancement of the Shi'ite community, while perhaps even making it better through his insistence on elections.


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