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U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke remembered

Current and former officials and friends gathered to remember Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, who died after surgery to repair a tear in his aorta.

 
 

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Richard Holbrooke's life was celebrated at the Opera House at the Kennedy Center on Friday by network anchors and admirals, power brokers and influence peddlers, senators and ambassadors.


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Article | As friends and colleagues from four decades of diplomatic life reflected on the intensity of Richard C. Holbrooke's dedication, many were not surprised to learn that concerns about the Afghanistan war were apparently among his final thoughts.

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