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The thing the Pentagon should be seeking is success, not avoiding failure.




Richard Holbrooke, 1941-2010, U. S. Delegate to the United Nations, Assistant Secretary of State and Special Envoy (Democrat), Ambassador to Germany, Quoted in Roger Cohen, "Taming the Bullies of Bosnia," New York Times Magazine, December 17, 1995

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Richard Holbrooke
Richard Holbrooke
  • Born: April 24, 1941
  • Died: December 13, 2010
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Public Servant

Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke was an American diplomat, magazine editor, author, professor, Peace Corps official, and investment banker.

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