Holbrooke to Pakistan?

| Wed Dec. 3, 2008 12:32 AM EST

HOLBROOKE TO PAKISTAN?....The Washington Post reports:

President-elect Barack Obama is seriously considering giving former ambassador Richard Holbrooke a key role in handling diplomacy in south Asia, a move that would put one of America's most prominent international troubleshooters in the middle of trying to resolve the thorny and interrelated problems surrounding India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to several sources familiar with the transition.

Obviously I think this is a good idea. I hope it turns out to be true.

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