Friday, October 9, 2009

Don't you have to accomplish something to win that award?

Abood Mohammed, a Baghdad mobile phone shop owner, said President Obama had given hope to many in the Muslim world for improved relations with the U.S. But Mr. Mohammed said the American president had yet to show substantive results on the ground.

"He held out his hand but he hasn't brought anything new to us. The American troops are leaving, but that happened before Obama was elected," Mr. Mohammed said. "Don't you have to accomplish something big to win that award?"

Read more in WSJ about Iraqis questioning the presidents win of the Nobel Peace prize...