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Holbrooke's Wings Clipped

7:08 PM, Jan 22, 2009 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that when the Indian government discovered that the Obama administration planned to appoint Richard Holbrooke special envoy for Afghanistan-Pakistan-India, they swung into action and lobbied to have India excluded from his purview. And they succeeded. Holbrooke's account officially does not include India.