WASHINGTON (CNN) - Richard C. Holbrooke, the high-octane diplomat who spearheaded the end of the Bosnian war and most recently served as the Obama administration's point man in the volatile Afghan-Pakistani war zone, has died, officials said.
The 69-year-old diplomat died Monday at George Washington University Hospital. He was admitted last Friday after feeling ill. Doctors performed surgery Saturday to repair a tear in his aorta.
This is tragic! Thank you for your service, Mr. Holbrooke. My sincerest condolences to family and friends.
A good man. May he be at peace.:(
Sorry to hear this. He was instrumental in several areas of the middle east in getting treaties accepted.
Rest In Peace Mr Holbrooke. May your soul be the high octane diplomat up in the heavens
So sad 2 hear of his passing! may he rest in peace& bring his loved ones comfort in knowing he was a well & loved person!
my condolences to family and friends.thoughts and prayers are with those affected.
Talk about giving your life to public service quietly. RIP