Keyword: richard holbrooke
After Obama appointed the veteran diplomat to manage U.S. relations with Afghanistan and Pakistan, the two could not see eye to eye before Holbrooke's death in 2010. George Packer, author of a new biography on Holbrooke, explains why.
The late diplomat's son, the documentarian David Holbrooke, discussed his father's difficult relationship with the president at the Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Hong Kong.
Cameron Munter, U.S. envoy to Pakistan from 2010-12, says, "Now is not the time to turn away from Pakistan, despite the frustrations of recent years."
A distinguished panel of journalists and historians assess the outsized legacy of the career diplomat and Asia Society's former Chairman.
On Monday, November 28, Asia Society New York will host a book event for the publication of The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World.
Packer's book on Richard Holbrooke will also be a history of American foreign policy over the past 50 years.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will speak at Asia Society in New York this Friday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. Join the discussion online.
Former Chairman and one of America's most distinguished diplomats, Richard Holbrooke, died in Washington DC at age 69.
Amb. Richard Holbrooke was in critical condition in a Washington hospital after surgery for a torn aorta.