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Photostream : Veteran US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies At 69

14 Dec

Special Representative Holbrooke, in New York. Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe

FILE : Indonesia's President Abdurrahman Wahid (R) greets U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Richard Holbrooke in Jakarta in this November 20, 1999 file photo. Holbrooke, who was President Barack Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, died on December 13, 2010, CNN reported citing a senior U.S. official. He was 69. (Getty Images / REUTERS/Supri/Files )

Richard Holbrooke, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, speaks with journalists as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in Islamabad for meetings with leaders and officials on July 18, 2010. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan July 18 for strategic talks aimed at bolstering bilateral ties and securing firmer support for the war in Afghanistan. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. special representative Richard Holbrooke (C) visits the Shah Mansoor camp for internally displaced persons in Swabi in this June 4, 2009 file photo. Holbrooke, who was President Barack Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, died on December 13, 2010, CNN reported citing a senior U.S. official. He was 69. (Getty Images / REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood/Files )

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (C), US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke (L), and US Central Command chief General David Petraeus (R) arrive for a conference at Kabul International Airport on April 11, 2010. Holbrooke and US Central Command chief General David Petraeus are attending a two-day conference reviewing US civilian and military involvement in Afghanistan for the coming year. The conference, involving US, Afghan and key coalition allies, comes after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in January unveiled a long-term, non-military plan to stabilise the region, including sending more civilian experts to help implement schemes in areas from agriculture to governance. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai (R) talks with U.S. Special Representative to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke in Kabul in this February 15, 2009 file photo. Holbrooke, who was President Barack Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, died on December 13, 2010, CNN reported citing a senior U.S. official. He was 69. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/Files

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke (L) listens to Xanana Gusmao, leader of the National Council for Timorese Resistance (CNRT), in Ailue, near Dili, in this November 23, 1999 file photo. Holbrooke, who was President Barack Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, died on December 13, 2010, CNN reported citing a senior U.S. official. He was 69. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside/Files

 

 
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