Peter Galbraith

gubernatorial candidate and former diplomat

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Democratic candidate for Governor of Vermont; former State Senator  (D-Windham District) in Vermont and diplomatic fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; former Deputy Special Representative in Afghanistan for the Secretary-General of the UN (June-September, 2009) and former US Ambassador to Croatia; author of The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End and Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies

Peter Galbraith on KCRW

This week's  brief takeover  of the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad's heavily guarded Green Zone may have been political theater, but it was part of a real-life drama that's deadly serious…

Is Iraq the Next "Failed State" in the Middle East?

This week's brief takeover of the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad's heavily guarded Green Zone may have been political theater, but it was part of a real-life drama that's deadly serious…

from To the Point

In Baghdad today,  44 Sunni prisoners in a government-controlled police station were killed  — apparently in retaliation for advances by Sunni extremists with the Islamic State of Iraq…

Will Iraq Become a Divided Country?

In Baghdad today, 44 Sunni prisoners in a government-controlled police station were killed — apparently in retaliation for advances by Sunni extremists with the Islamic State of Iraq…

from To the Point

Yesterday, as he opened his " peace jirga ," Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke to 1600 handpicked tribal leaders and politicians.  He addressed the Taliban directly, "Make peace with…

Karzai Convenes Peace Jirga, Reaches Out to the Taliban

Yesterday, as he opened his " peace jirga ," Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke to 1600 handpicked tribal leaders and politicians.  He addressed the Taliban directly, "Make peace with…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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