12/14/2010 07:29 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Was Richard Holbrooke Right About The Afghanistan War?

Obama called him "a true giant of American foreign policy who has made America stronger, safer and more respected."

A spokesman for Karzai told the media, "We are saddened by his death, it is a big loss. He had done great services for Afghanistan."
Karzai himself expressed his condolences to the American people.

But most observers acknowledge that Holbrooke was a problematic figure in both Kabul and Washington.

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