The Unquiet American

The Unquiet American

Richard Holbrooke in the World

eBook - 2011
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Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently special envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Obama, Holbrooke also served as assistant secretary of state for both Asia and Europe, and as ambassador to both Germany and the United Nations. He had a key role in brokering a peace agreement among warring factions in Bosnia that led to the Dayton Peace Accords in 1995. Widely regarded to possess one of the most penetrating minds of any modern diplomat of any nation, Holbrooke was also well known for his outsized.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2011.
ISBN: 9781610390798
1610390792
Characteristics: 1 online resource (401 p.)
Additional Contributors: Power, Samantha
Contents: Afghanistan: The Long Road Ahead
Richard HolbrookeStill Wrong in Afghanistan
Richard Holbrooke; Hope in Pakistan; The Problems Are Real, But So Is the Progress- Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Ten MENTOR AND FRIEND; All That's Left -Samantha Power; A Sense of Drift, a Time for Calm
Richard Holbrooke; The Next President: Mastering a Daunting Agenda
Richard Holbrooke; Notes; About the Contributors; Index.
Foreword to The Road to the Dayton Accords
Richard HolbrookeThe Face of Evil
Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Seven THE UNITED NATIONS; Holbrooke in Turtle Bay
James Traub; The United Nations: Flawed But Indispensable
Richard Holbrooke; Last Best Hope -Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Eight FIGHTING HIV/AIDS; The Global HIV/AIDS Crisis
John Tedstrom; AIDS: The Strategy Is Wrong
Richard Holbrooke; Sorry, But AIDS Testing Is Critical
Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Nine AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN; The Last Mission
David Rohde; Rebuilding Nations
Richard Holbrooke.
Much Too Tough to Be Cute
Richard HolbrookeMuch Too Tough to Be Cute
Richard Holbrooke; The Day the Door to China Opened Wide -Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Five EUROPE IN THE CLINTON YEARS; Holbrooke, a European Power
Roger Cohen; America, a European Power
Richard Holbrooke; Hungarian History in the Making
Richard Holbrooke; Berlin's Unquiet Ghosts
Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Six BOSNIA AND DAYTON; Ending a War
Derek Chollet; Bosnia: The "Cleansing" Goes On
Richard Holbrooke; With Broken Glass
Richard Holbrooke; Why Are We in Bosnia?
Richard Holbrooke.
Jack Frost Nipping at the Years
Richard HolbrookeChapter Three VIETNAM; Richard Holbrooke and the Vietnam War:Past and Prologue
Gordon M. Goldstein; A Generation Conditioned by the Impact of Vietnam -Richard Holbrooke; A Little Lying Goes a Long Way -Richard Holbrooke; Pushing Sand
Richard Holbrooke; Our Second Civil War
Richard Holbrooke; Why Vietnam Matters
Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Four ASIA IN THE CARTER YEARS; Restoring America's Role in Asia
Richard Bernstein; Escaping the Domino Trap
Richard Holbrooke; Conscience and Catastrophe
Richard Holbrooke.
Preface -Derek Chollet and Samantha Power; Introduction
Kati Marton; Chapter One THE AUDACITY OF DETERMINATION; Thinker, Doer, Mentor, Friend
Strobe Talbott; The Machine That Fails
Richard Holbrooke; Foreword to Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed The World
Richard Holbrooke; The Paradox of George F. Kennan
Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Two THE JOURNALIST; Reporting Truth to Power
E. Benjamin Skinner; That Magnificent Hunger -Jonathan Alter; The Writing on the Wall
Richard Holbrooke; Washington Dateline: The New Battlelines -Richard Holbrooke.
Summary: Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently special envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Obama, Holbrooke also served as assistant secretary of state for both Asia and Europe, and as ambassador to both Germany and the United Nations. He had a key role in brokering a peace agreement among warring factions in Bosnia that led to the Dayton Peace Accords in 1995. Widely regarded to possess one of the most penetrating minds of any modern diplomat of any nation, Holbrooke was also well known for his outsized.

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