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Richard Holbrooke, special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died. He was 69.

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US diplomat Richard Holbrooke dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Holbrooke, a brilliant and feisty U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Barack Obama’s special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, died Monday, an administration official said. He was 69.

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