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Richard Holbrooke Obituary

Who Will Be the Next Richard Holbrooke? Reflections on the Death of the DREAM Act

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

The irony of the death of Richard Holbrooke preceding the death of the DREAM Act by just a short time is too substantial to remain unnoted.

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.

Richard Holbrooke: A Consummate Insider Who Left Us Wanting More

Stephen Kinzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Kinzer

Holbrooke was among the country's most extraordinary modern diplomats. Would that he had searched his soul more deeply at the end, so that we might have learned more from him.

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.