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Richard Holbrooke Afghanistan

Amanda Terkel

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: Richard Holbrooke Told Me Afghanistan Was A Losing Proposition | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before his death, Richard Holbrooke admitted that Afghanistan is a war that cannot be won, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough revealed Monday. ...

Midnight Moments: Exposing the Truth and Taking Full Responsibility for Afghanistan

Rory Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Stewart

Last January, Richard Holbrooke called my cell phone at midnight. He wanted to quiz me on Afghanistan. The energy of this man, thirty years older than me, at one in the morning shook me.

Dan Froomkin

After Bucking Holbrooke's Advice On Afghanistan, Obama Invokes His Name | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama asserted on Thursday that the White House's questionable assessment of progress in Afghanistan "reflect[s] the de...

Remembering the Great White Shark of American Diplomacy

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alec Baldwin

I did not know Holbrooke that well. Then again, I wonder if I ever could know someone as peripatetic as he was. Holbrooke was a political and diplomatic Great White Shark. Intellectually powerful, scaldingly opinionated, indefatigable.

Amanda Terkel

Obama Admin Downplays Holbrook's Last Words On Afghanistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Tuesday that the reported last words of veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke, its point person on Afghanista...

Richard Holbrooke: A Steadfast Supporter of Afghan Women

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

While the world feels the loss of a veteran diplomat who loved his work and believed in his nation's promise, it is important to remember the principles for which Richard Holbrooke fought tirelessly.

Which Top Afghanistan Officials May Be The Next To Go?

AOL News | andrea stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama said he accepted Gen. Stanley McChrystal's resignation because it was "time for all of us to come together." But some observers...

Richard Holbrooke Is The Wrong Man For The Job: Scott Ritter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was early in October 2001, and I had been invited to New York City on behalf of The History Channel for a show in which I was to discuss the situat...