Richard Holbrooke, who spent much of his career interfacing with troubled spots around the world, most recently serving as the Obama administration's point man on Afghanistan and Pakistan, died Monday following surgery for a torn aorta at the age of…
By Larisa Epatko
As Taliban insurgents refine their tactics, U.S. and NATO commanders told U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke that they require more troops to combat militants in Afghanistan.
By Anna Shoup
Both of Afghanistan's two top presidential contenders are claiming victory in Thursday's presidential election, despite calls by U.S. and international officials to wait for official election results.
Hours after ordering the closure of the Guantanamo prison within a year, President Barack Obama Thursday named veteran troubleshooters as special envoys to the Middle East and Afghanistan as he moves to repair America's tarnished image abroad.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Thirteen years after war crimes charges were levied against him, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic appeared for the first time Thursday at the U.N.'s tribunal, but he refused to immediately enter pleas on the 11 charges against him.
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