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.
Richard Holbrooke , the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, is in the intensive care unit at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, according to a hospital official who asked not to be identified.
A tear in the aorta, the largest artery leading from the heart, likely was painful and life- threatening for Richard Holbrooke , the U.S. envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan who underwent two days of surgery to have the blood vessel repaired, doctors said.