"BOSTON — Padraig O’Malley must be one of the most patient people in the world. For the last few years, the University of Massachusetts at Boston professor has been involved in painfully slow talks designed to bridge the gaps between ethnic factions in Iraq. He calls the progress made so far a sort of teething process."

http://www.wbur.org/2009/12/15/omalley-iraq

I listened to this man interviewed on Here and Now, WBUR Boston. I was in awe-it is impossible to quantify how someone like him has effected positive change in this world. It gave me a completely different perspective on what it takes to attain lasting peace. The man is truly on the frontlines of global conflict. And you should read what he believes about the Nobel Peace Prize and who should be nominated.....