The award was very premature, and one basis I use on this is the fact that Middle East peace is in no better shape than it ever was. Doesn't mean I'm mocking him. I find it funny that Ehud Barak would defend Arafat vs. Netanyahu. Wasn't it he in 1999/2000 who offered Arafat 95% of what he asked for in a peace deal and was rebuffed by Yassir completely?
World Jewish Congress: Nazi train treasures must go to rightful owners (Reuters)
from the article: Israeli mockery of Obama's Nobel is pure chutzpah