HT: Jose Manuel Barroso 10 Dec 12 Dec. 10, 2012

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The Nobel Committee surprised many when it awarded this year's Peace Prize to the European Union. It said the EU had helped to transform most of Europe from a continent of war to a continent of peace. But the award comes at a time when, in the words of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the continent may be facing 'its most difficult hours since World War II'. Sarah Montague travels to Oslo to speak to the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso. Is Europe's economic crisis in danger of threatening its peace?



The Nobel Committee surprised many when it awarded this year's Peace Prize to the European Union. It said the EU had helped to transform most of Europe from a continent of war to a continent of peace. But the award comes at a time when, in the words of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the continent may be facing 'its most difficult hours since World War II'. Sarah Montague travels to Oslo to speak to the President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso. Is Europe's economic crisis in danger of threatening its peace?