Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies

richard holbrooke 385 Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies

Richard Holbrooke has died following surgery to repair a tear in his aorta and a second operation to improve circulation in his legs. 

The noted American diplomat was the special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.  He also served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and to Germany, and as an assistant secretary of state.  Holbrooke earned the nickname “Bulldozer” in negotiations of the 1995 treaty that ended the Balkan War.  President Obama is remembering him as, quote, “a true giant of American foreign policy.”

To learn more, KXNT Morning News spoke to CBS News Correspondent Cami McCormick.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live