Journalists Kati Marton and David Rohde and historian Gordon M. Goldstein assess the late Richard Holbrooke, called the Unquiet American, and his legacy in a discussion moderated by Roger Cohen of the New York Times."
Roger Cohen is a journalist and author who focuses on international politics and relations. He is the New York Times' international writer-at-large and the International Herald Tribune's editor-at-large, where he writes his weekly Globalist column.
Mr. Cohen began his career as a freelance journalist in Paris in 1977. Two years later, he became a foreign correspondent for Reuters based in various cities across Europe. In 1983, he began working for the Wall Street Journal in Europe, and opened a bureau in Rio de Janeiro. In 1990, he took a position with the New York Times working out of Berlin, Paris and Zagreb, Croatia, and became the Times' foreign editor in 2001.
Mr. Cohen has also authored several books, including Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo and In the Eye of the Storm: The Life of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. He holds a master's degree in history and French from Oxford University.
Gordon M. Goldstein
Kati Marton, an award-winning former NPR and ABC News correspondent, is the author of Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our History, a New York Times bestseller, as well as Wallenberg, The Polk Conspiracy, A Death in Jerusalem, and a novel, An American Woman.
David Rohde is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times. He has covered the conflicts in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Israel-Palestine, Kosovo, and Bosnia. He is the co-author, with his wife, Kristen Mulvihill, of A Rope and A Prayer: A Kidnapping From Two Sides and the author of Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica, Europe's Worst Massacre Since World War II. Currently an investigative reporter at the New York Times, he served as the newspaper's South Asia bureau co-chief in New Delhi from 2002 to 2005.