AMBASSADOR RICHARD HOLBROOKE, U. S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. One of the most influential U.S. diplomats and nicknamed "the bulldozer". Holbrooke mentions his atrial fibrillation in the documentary, 'The Diplomat' (2015). (He died after aortic repair surgery in 2010.) #afib
Richard Holbrooke: overlooked record in East Timor, Iraq and the Balkans. Little attention has been paid to his role in implementing and backing U.S. policies that killed thousands of civilians. Jeremy Scahill and John Pilger. Democracy Now!