The secret to winning the Nobel Peace Prize

This years Nobel Peace Prize went to Tunisias National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy... in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011. The Quartet is a group of four organizations two national labor unions, a business group, and a lawyers association whose work helped prevent Tunisia from sliding into civil war in the years following that revolution.

Seeing the peace prize go to an organization that actually seems to have kept the peace is cheering news in a month that witnessed the military of one former Nobel laureate destroying a hospital run by another winner. Doctors Without Borders (Mdecins Sans Frontires) certainly e