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Holbrooke's Challenge in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ken Bacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Bacon

Richard Holbrooke will be working with U.S. and allied forces to bring peace and prosperity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. The problem is that the U.S. programs in these countries often conflict.

Calm, Methodical Obama vs. Angry, Ungracious McCain

Amb. Richard C. Holbrooke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Richard C. Holbrooke

The real insights came in the revelations about the way each man thinks under pressure, and the way they interacted. The overall effect was exactly the opposite of what McCain hoped to achieve.