|What's behind "enshrining" Liu Xiaobo?|
Despite the political nature of the Peace Prize, the Nobel Committee went too far this time by championing a defunct ideology and trying to transform other nations.
What did the Committee intend to do?
By enshrining a convict, the Committee pulled the old trick of trying to impose the Western values and political system on the rest of the world.
By "enshrining" Liu Xiaobo, it intended to shame
By "enshrining" Liu Xiaobo, it intended to boost the morale of those who attempt to separate
By "enshrining" Liu Xiaobo, it intended to interfere in the domestic affairs of those countries that do not follow the Western model.
By "enshrining" Liu Xiaobo, it intended to carry out the strategy of exporting the Western political system to
The Committee is not alone, as it represents some groups and people in the West who can't get rid of the Cold War mentality.
To pursue the above-mentioned objectives, the Committee turned a blind eye to Liu's deeds as well as to the principles of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Everyone knows that Liu Xiaobo, who is supposed to be "honored" in a ceremony in
Why did the Committee select Liu as this year's winner?
The answer is clear: Liu has done everything he could to subvert the Chinese government, and that suits the strategy of some organizations and people in the West toward
That's why some people in the West immediately embraced the Nobel Committee's decision, launching a new round of China-bashing.
Nowadays, some people in the West still believe that the Western values and system are the best, and the rest of the world should follow their suit.
They also believe that they have the mission to peddle the Western political system and values to the entire world.
To this end, they usually adopt two approaches, either force and wars, or supporting those who purportedly represent these values and ideology.
In the case of
This is not, by any means, a new approach.
The West has pursued this approach in its strategy against the former
In typical examples, someone from the former
After the fall of the former Soviet Union, however, the Nobel Committee has shifted its focus onto other parts of the world, and this year it has targeted
"We never interfere in other's internal affairs, and will not allow others to interfere in ours;
At a regular news briefing in
"The issue of Liu Xiaobo is not a matter of free speech and human rights. It is a matter of respecting other countries' judicial rights and how to view
Over the past decades,
Whether the Chinese model is a success or not,
By establishing the Peace Prize, Mr. Nobel intended to encourage the building of bridges, respect, cooperation and understanding among nations.