Richard Holbrook named as envoy to Afghanistan/Pakistan

Just announced by Obama that Richard Holbrook to be appointed as special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Given his track record in the Balkans, can we shortly expect an 'impromtu' meeting between him and al-Qaida and/or Taleban leadership and then his support for these two organisations in searching for a politically expedient peace agreement?

Edited to add:-
Found this on the 'new' Whitehouse website:
Talk to our Foes and Friends: Obama and Biden will pursue tough, direct diplomacy without preconditions with all nations, friend and foe. They will do the careful preparation necessary, but will signal that America is ready to come to the table and is willing to lead. And if America is willing to come to the table, the world will be more willing to rally behind American leadership to deal with challenges like confronting terrorism and Iran and North Korea's nuclear programs.

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