Vali Nasr

Global Politics

Looking Back on Holbrooke's Legacy

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.

Global Politics

True giant of American foreign policy'

Veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke has died. Ambassador Holbrooke was best-known for helping to broker the Dayton Peace agreement. Jeb Sharp reports on what Holbrooke was able to achieve in the first two years of the Obama Administration.

Iraq group under attack

A group of former Sunni insurgents in Iraq joined forces to form, "The Awakening Council,� and the American-backed group has grown to about 70,000 members and has helped quell the violence

Iraq group under attack

A group of former Sunni insurgents in Iraq joined forces to form, "The Awakening Council,� and the American-backed group has grown to about 70,000 members and has helped quell the violence

Global Politics

True giant of American foreign policy'

Veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke has died. Ambassador Holbrooke was best-known for helping to broker the Dayton Peace agreement. Jeb Sharp reports on what Holbrooke was able to achieve in the first two years of the Obama Administration.

Global Politics

Looking Back on Holbrooke's Legacy

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.