Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke was an American diplomat and author. He was the only person to have held the position of Assistant Secretary of State for two different regions of the world. From to , he was U.S. Ambassador to Germany.
In , Holbrooke returned to the assistant secretary for European.
Mr. Holbrooke was hospitalized on Friday afternoon after becoming ill while meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in her.
Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century . After Dayton, Clinton passed him over for secretary of state and gave the job to.