Standing under the portrait of an 18th-century French aristocrat, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke with the man rumored to be her replacement next year: Senator John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat.
Actor Matt Dillon, the emcee of last night’s Refugees International 33rd Anniversary Dinner, credits the late diplomat Richard Holbrooke for getting him involved with the plight of refugees 15 years ago.
Richard Holbrooke , whose drive to end ethnic warring in the former Yugoslavia, open diplomatic relations with China and guide the Obama administration’s engagement with Afghanistan and Pakistan made him a global trouble-shooter for the U.S., has died. He was 69.
Richard Holbrooke , a global trouble- shooter for the U.S. who took on such issues as ethnic warring in the former Yugoslavia, the start of diplomatic relations with China and managing the Obama administration’s engagement with Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died. He was 69.
Are India and Pakistan likely to stumble into nuclear war? This appalling possibility has long been kept alive by conflicts between the two historical enemies, but it may have been pushed closer to fulfillment by a catastrophic failure of U.S. foreign policy in South Asia.