Richard Holbrook named as envoy to Afghanistan/Pakistan

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by whitecity, Jan 22, 2009.

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  1. 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: