The unquiet American : Richard Holbrooke in the world / Derek Chollet and Samantha Power, editors.

Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • New York : PublicAffairs 2011
Physical description
1 online resource (401 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-280-58804-7
  • 9786613617873
  • 1-61039-079-2
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
Contents
  • Contents; Preface -Derek Chollet and Samantha Power; Introduction - Kati Marton; Chapter One THE AUDACITY OF DETERMINATION; Thinker, Doer, Mentor, Friend - Strobe Talbott; The Machine That Fails - Richard Holbrooke; Foreword to Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed The World - Richard Holbrooke; The Paradox of George F. Kennan - Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Two THE JOURNALIST; Reporting Truth to Power - E. Benjamin Skinner; That Magnificent Hunger -Jonathan Alter; The Writing on the Wall - Richard Holbrooke; Washington Dateline: The New Battlelines -Richard Holbrooke
  • Jack Frost Nipping at the Years - Richard HolbrookeChapter Three VIETNAM; Richard Holbrooke and the Vietnam War:Past and Prologue - Gordon M. Goldstein; A Generation Conditioned by the Impact of Vietnam -Richard Holbrooke; A Little Lying Goes a Long Way -Richard Holbrooke; Pushing Sand - Richard Holbrooke; Our Second Civil War - Richard Holbrooke; Why Vietnam Matters - Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Four ASIA IN THE CARTER YEARS; Restoring America's Role in Asia - Richard Bernstein; Escaping the Domino Trap - Richard Holbrooke; Conscience and Catastrophe - Richard Holbrooke
  • Much Too Tough to Be Cute - Richard HolbrookeMuch Too Tough to Be Cute - Richard Holbrooke; The Day the Door to China Opened Wide -Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Five EUROPE IN THE CLINTON YEARS; Holbrooke, a European Power - Roger Cohen; America, a European Power - Richard Holbrooke; Hungarian History in the Making - Richard Holbrooke; Berlin's Unquiet Ghosts - Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Six BOSNIA AND DAYTON; Ending a War - Derek Chollet; Bosnia: The "Cleansing" Goes On - Richard Holbrooke; With Broken Glass - Richard Holbrooke; Why Are We in Bosnia? - Richard Holbrooke
  • Foreword to The Road to the Dayton Accords - Richard HolbrookeThe Face of Evil - Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Seven THE UNITED NATIONS; Holbrooke in Turtle Bay - James Traub; The United Nations: Flawed But Indispensable - Richard Holbrooke; Last Best Hope -Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Eight FIGHTING HIV/AIDS; The Global HIV/AIDS Crisis - John Tedstrom; AIDS: The Strategy Is Wrong - Richard Holbrooke; Sorry, But AIDS Testing Is Critical - Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Nine AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN; The Last Mission - David Rohde; Rebuilding Nations - Richard Holbrooke
  • Afghanistan: The Long Road Ahead - Richard HolbrookeStill Wrong in Afghanistan - Richard Holbrooke; Hope in Pakistan; The Problems Are Real,But So Is the Progress- Richard Holbrooke; Chapter Ten MENTOR AND FRIEND; All That's Left -Samantha Power; A Sense of Drift, a Time for Calm - Richard Holbrooke; The Next President: Mastering a Daunting Agenda - Richard Holbrooke; Notes; About the Contributors; Index
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 1-61039-215-9
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  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1206/2011934432-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Biography.
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • 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 ou

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British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YD.2012.a.4969
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