Trudy Rubin: Visionary leaders lacking in Mideast
Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am
The Nobel Peace Prize committee blew it big-time on Friday.
It could have electrified the world by giving the prize to Malala Yousafzai, the courageous Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban because of her crusade for girls education. She was the odds-on favorite to win. And by fortuitous coincidence, Friday was also the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child, with a focus on promoting girls education.
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