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Heard in Tampa on Friday night:: Q: Why does Richard Holbrooke deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? A: Because he managed to unite Pakistan, India and Afghanistan — unfortunately, against the United States.

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Heard in Tampa on Friday night::

Q: Why does Richard Holbrooke deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?

A: Because he managed to unite Pakistan, India and Afghanistan — unfortunately, against the United States.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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