This special event was held in memory of the late Richard C. Holbrooke, former board director and longtime member of CFR. Panelists discussed the lessons of diplomacy learned from U.S. engagement in Vietnam, Bosnia, and Afghanistan, three areas Ambassador Holbrooke worked on and cared deeply about.
Frank G. Wisner
International Affairs Adviser, Patton Boggs, LLP; Former Ambassador to Zambia, Philippines, Egypt, and India, and former Foreign Service Officer, Vietnam, U.S. Department of State
Vali R. Nasr
Professor of International Politics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Former Senior Adviser to the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Department of State
Christopher R. Hill
Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and former Special Envoy to Kosovo, U.S. Department of State
Leslie H. Gelb
President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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