To commemorate the life of Richard Holbrooke, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, chief architect of the 1995 Dayton peace agreement, and Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Foreign Affairs has made available this selection of writings by and about him from our pages.

Selected Essays From Foreign Affairs

Winter 1991/92
Japan and the United States: Ending the Unequal Relationship
by Richard Holbrooke

In Memoriam
Richard Holbrooke

Richard Holbrooke

April 24, 1941 – December 13, 2010

Diplomat, Author, Friend

March/April 1995
America, A European Power
by Richard Holbrooke

November/December 2002
In the Beginning: A Fresh Look at the Early Years of American Empire
by Richard Holbrooke

July/August 2006
Authentically Liberal: How Democrats Can Defeat Terrorism and Win Elections
by Richard Holbrooke

May/June 2007
Defying Orders, Saving Lives: Heroic Diplomats of the Holocaust
by Richard Holbrooke

September/October 2008
The Next President: Mastering a Daunting Agenda
by Richard Holbrooke

Holbrooke's Books in Foreign Affairs

Winter 1991
Counsel To The President: A Memoir
Reviewed by Gaddis Smith

May/June 1998
To End A War
Reviewed by Roger Cohen

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