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Peter Galbraith

President Clinton Reflects on the Bosnian War and Announces the First Clinton Global Initiative Commitment of 2011

Lauren Yanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Yanks

This Wednesday, February 9, I attended an event hosted by President Clinton titled, "America at a Crossroads: The Dayton Accords and the Beginning of ...

Will We Finally Get a Seat at the Table? Help Pick a Replacement for Larry Summers

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Segal

There are countless progressive economists who advocate for higher minimum wages, tighter financial regulation, fair trade agreements, and an economy that generally works for you and me.

Ambassador Peter Galbraith: "Real Questions About Karzai's Mental Health"

Ian Masters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ian Masters

I spoke with Ambassador Peter Galbraith, former UN Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan spoke about Hamid Karzai's presidency: "Most diplomats in Kabul have always thought Karzai a bit weird and that weirdness has clearly erupted."

Rethink Afghanistan: Is Karzai On Drugs? (VIDEO)

Rethink Afghanistan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After almost 1,000 U.S. troops have died and after roughly $300 billion in taxpayer dollars have been spent in Afghanistan, Afghan President Hamid Ka...

Karzai Goes Rogue, Galbraith Says Reverse the Surge in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Peter Galbraith is right. Propping up Hamid Karzai and his cronies isn't worth the lives of our young men and women. It never was. With friends like these, who needs insurgents?

AT WAR: Ex-UN Official Implies Karzai Has A Drug Problem (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

What is going on with Hamid Karzai? The Afghan leader has not only been lashing out repeatedly at the West and accusing foreigners of being responsib...

Karzai Slams 'Foreigners' Over Afghan Vote Fraud

AP | ROBERT H. REID and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the U.N. and international community Thursday, accusing them of interfering in last year's fraud-ta...

Shadow Elite: Do You Know Whose Agenda You're Being Sold?

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 01.03.2012 | Books
Janine R. Wedel

In the community of fewer than 2,000 in which I grew up, the proverbial six degrees of separation melt away. You can't help but play multiple roles in...

Peter W. Galbraith, American Adviser to Kurds, Stands to Reap Huge Oil Profits

nytimes.com | JAMES GLANZ and WALTER GIBBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO -- Peter W. Galbraith, an influential former American ambassador, is a powerful voice on Iraq who helped shape the views of policy makers like Jo...

U.N. Secretary General Owes Peter Galbraith an Apology

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayne Lyn Stahl

On September 30th, Peter Galbraith, the highest ranking American, and deputy to U.N. ambassador, Kai Eide, was fired for disclosing Eide's efforts to ...

Afghanistan's Elections: How Dr. House Can help

Gerard Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gerard Russell

Likewise, in foreign policy. Let's say there are two diagnoses for Afghanistan -- one means it has a chance if we do things right. The other means that there's no hope whatever we do.

Please Welcome Peter W. Galbraith and Andrew J. Hall to the Billionaire Bailout Society

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Galbraith reportedly got himself a $100 million piece (or more) of a Kurdish oil field. Hall's oil trading scams are picking our pockets by driving up the price of oil just enough for him to make a killing.

Maulavi Mustafa Barakzai, Afghan Member Of Panel Investigating Election Fraud, Resigns

AP | ROBERT H. REID and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Efforts to resolve Afghanistan's fraud-marred presidential election suffered new setbacks Monday when one of two Afghans on the commissi...

Peter Galbraith To Challenge Dismissal By U.N. After Afghan Vote

nytimes.com | JAMES GLANZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Peter W. Galbraith, the American diplomat who was dismissed by the United Nations after exposing voter fraud this fall after the Afghan presidential e...

The Fool's Errand

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Change the names, dates and particulars of the Algerian War, the Vietnam War and Soviet war in Afghanistan, and the history of mighty powers recycles itself in Af-Pak-Iraq.

Peter Galbraith, American Adviser To Kurds, Stands To Reap Oil Wealth

The New York Times | James Glanz and Walter Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Peter W. Galbraith, an influential former American ambassador, is a powerful voice on Iraq who helped shape the views of policy makers like Joseph R. ...

Kai Eide, UN Envoy In Afghanistan, Denies Claims Over Election Fraud

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The U.N.'s top envoy in Afghanistan denied allegations he did not do enough to prevent or investigate fraud in the country's presidentia...

Galbraith Says Eide Was Fired

Foreign Policy | Josh Rogin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kai Eide, the top U.N. official in Afghanistan, was forcibly removed and did not resign voluntarily as he claims, according to his former deputy and "...

Bush Oil Buddies Divvy Up Iraqi Oil, Now Joined By "Liberal Scion" Peter Galbraith

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Peter Galbraith, son of the famed economist, is in line to reap $100 million dollars -- maybe more -- from contracts between a Norwegian oil company and the autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq.

Kai Eide: UN Official Defends Afghanistan Election Despite Widespread Fraud

Los Angeles Times | Laura King | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Days before the outcome of Afghanistan's contentious presidential vote was expected to be announced, the head of the United Nations mission in the cou...

U.N. Officials: Galbraith Plotted To Replace Karzai

New York Times | JAMES GLANZ and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As widespread fraud in the Afghanistan presidential election was becoming clear three months ago, the No. 2 United Nations official in the country, th...

Peter Galbraith, Former US Ambassador, Defends Himself Against Oil-Profiteering Charges, Slams NY Times Report

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former U.S. ambassador Peter Galbraith, the son of legendary economist John Kenneth Galbraith, could not have picked a worse time to give a lecture on...

My Exclusive Interview with Ken Guest -- Journalist/Analyst on Afghanistan (Part 2)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

The path out of the Afghan quagmire lies in making the Afghan tribes the cutting blade of the strategy, not the US forces or the Afghan National Army.

Peter Galbraith, Ousted UN Official, Says Afghan Election Fraud "Was Preventable"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON -- An American ousted as the No. 2 official at the U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Monday he has no second-thoughts about assertions ...

Peter Galbraith On The Record: Diplomat Explains Afghanistan Exit

Sphere News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Thursday, the New York Times ran what it represented as a scoop: that I had plotted to oust Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai in September. In fac...