President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize a third time this month.
This time he’s been nominated by a group of Australian law professors for the “Trump Doctrine.” Law professors and members of parliament in Australia can nominate people for the prize.
One of the professors, David Flint, told Sky News Australia “He went ahead and negotiated against all advice, but he did it with common sense. He negotiated directly with the Arab states concerned and Israel and brought them together. What he has done with the Trump Doctrine is that he has decided that he would no longer have America involved in endless wars, wars which achieve nothing but the killing of thousands of young Americans.”
Flint continued “So he’s reducing America’s tendency to get involved in any and every war Flint added. The states are lining up, Arab and Middle Eastern, to join that network of peace which will dominate the Middle East. He is really producing peace in the world in a way in which none of his predecessors did, and he fully deserves the Nobel Peace Prize.”
President Trump was first nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize this month by by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament, for his role in the historic Israel-UAE peace agreement
The second nomination came from Magnus Jacobsson, a member of the Swedish Parliament, who nominated the Trump administration and Serbia and Kosovo for their “joint work for peace and economic development, through the cooperation agreement signed in the White House, Trade and communications are important building blocks for peace.”
Trump was also nominated for a Nobel last year by Japan’s president Shinzo Abe, who credited him with opening talks with and soothing tensions with North Korea.. South Korean President Moon Jae-in seconded the motion, and said that Trump deserved a Nobel for his efforts to negotiate an end to North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.
Trump did express pessimism about receiving one though. “They gave it to Obama. He didn’t even know what he got it for. He was there for about 15 seconds and he got the Nobel Prize… With me, I probably will never get it.”