The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World

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8 novembre 2011|
The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World
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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 personality, and his capacity to charm and offend in equally colossal measures. In this book, the friends and colleagues who knew him best survey his accomplishments as a diplomat, activist, and author. Excerpts from Holbrooke's own writings further illuminate each significant period of his career.

The Unquiet American is both a tribute to an exceptional public servant and a backstage history of the last half-century of American foreign policy.

Titre :The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World
Format :livre numérique Kobo
Publié le :8 novembre 2011
Publié par :PublicAffairs
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781610390798

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