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How Holbrooke Fought for Holocaust Survivors

Richard Holbrooke was known for his work in Afghanistan, but his less known successes draw the portrait of a man who stood up for all refugees.

With the tragic passing of Richard Holbrooke, the world has lost a man who devoted his life to resolving intractable conflicts; our nation has lost the premier diplomat of his era in the midst of one of his most challenging assignments as special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan; and I have lost a dear friend and long-time colleague.

It is less well known that the Jewish people have lost a great champion for justice for Holocaust survivors and for refugees the world over.

Richard Holbrooke, AP
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