Richard Holbrooke, the man that I am going to write and tell you about has been nominated seven times for the Nobel Peace prize.
The sudden interest in this gentlemen, who also happens to be a former United Nations Ambassador, is because he has been nominated by President Obama as a special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Below are some bullet points that you might find interesting about Richard’s glowing career.
Richard Holbrooke Bio & Wiki
Mr Holbrooke is about 67 years old according to public documents and has served in the capacity of an ambassador at the UN. He was also the main brains behind Dayton Peace Agreement which led to the culmination of Bosnian war.
Mr Holbrooke spent time representing US in Germany, East Asian and Pacific affairs, and at the Paris peace talks on Vietnam during the, I guess, Vietnam imbroglio.
Richard Holbrooke was the guy aligned with Hillary Clinton. But guess what, once Obama won the dems over, Richard served Obama as one of his advisors.
Richard wants Americans to help Pakistan in its tribal areas. As long as the assistance is civillian, I have no problems with it. I would be vehemently against US arming Pakistani regulars which Pakistan usually reserves for attacking India.
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