Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Holbrooke and Iran: Renewing Old Ties

According to Hillary Clinton, American “Af-Pak” envoy Richard Holbrooke had a brief, but “cordial” encounter with an Iranian representative in The Hague last week. And if there is any American official with whom the Iranians could be expected to have “cordial” interactions, it would surely be Richard Holbrooke. For Holbrooke and an administration he represented have in fact already cooperated with Iran in a crisis region. That was in Bosnia during the Bosnian civil war. Though perhaps the word "collusion" would be more fitting than "cooperation."

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