Richard Holbrooke was the Obama administration's pointman for the civilian side of the Afghanistan war. He died suddenly in December 2010, leaving some successes that are sometimes overlooked, and they have to do with Pakistan.
After resisting involvement for months — and even years — the US and five other countries finally launched airstrikes in Syria against ISIS, the Khorasan Group and other Islamist militants. But will the US be able to keep its long-standing vow not to send ground troops to defeat ISIS?
Speculation that Pakistan's intelligence service was in cahoots with al-Qaeda has only intensified after the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad.