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Obama - Nobel Peace Prize Winner?

Bloomberg and others are reporting that the Prez has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Politics and personal opinion aside, what has President Obama done to deserve this honor? To quote the committee.

“The Nobel Committee has in particular looked at Obama’s
vision and work toward a world without atomic weapons,”
Thorbjoern Jagland, chairman of the five-member Nobel committee
said in an interview broadcast on Norway’s TV2 today. “Obama
has as president created a new climate in international

I am not a fan of most of Obama's domestic policies, but on the Foreign front he has not seemed much of a player yet. Was there a crisis or international incident I missed? Did he fly around the world and gather all the nuclear missiles last night and throw them into the sun while America was snug in our beds?

Presidents with substantial track records, and dedication to world peace I can see gaining this award, heck it took Carter 30 years before he was acknowledged. This is bizarre.