The inconvenient Truth of how Richard Holbrooke died

I commented in satire in my Post


That was to lampoon the silence from the Time Ragazine following on the Friday White House Press Conference debacle.


Time Warner/CNN/Swampland virtually killed that story with silence and started a massive News information flood on Holbrooke and his past diplomatic success stories.  Then Holbrooke died.


“You’ve got to stop this war in Afghanistan.”  Spoken to a Pakistani surgeon who was sedating him before surgery.


Then this amazing new event took place:


But that was very short-lived because this followed almost immediately:


Joe Klein was very angry when he Posted this tirade; he rarely does that but he condemns Obama outright.  Read his words: “Obama–or his advisors–undercut Holbrooke from the very outset,” followed later by “and that killed Holbrooke.


According to Joe the Afghan strong man Karzai now has the upper hand over everyone in Afghan including “Amabassador Karl Eikenberry and General David Petraeus.”


[All quotes above are verbatim no editing.]


If that is the case what is America doing in Afghan?  How did Holbrooke die?  Who or what killed Holbrooke?  We may well ask: what is the inconvenient truth that seems to be hidden from public scrutiny?


Joe Klein recently defended the Media with something like “an informed public is better able to decide if they are better informed.”  To that I will now say: Let them be informed now!


12 Responses to “The inconvenient Truth of how Richard Holbrooke died”

  1. bydesign001 Says:

    There is a lot of secrecy with this administration Ike. We lost another one “mysteriously” by the name of John Wheeler. They found him a dump outside of Maryland or Delawre the other day. Cause of death: homicide. I don’t want to be a conspiracy theorist but this is just too weird.

    • Ike Jakson Says:

      Hi Lady BD

      You can sure say all that again. I saw the Wheeler note somewhere. And I also read somewhere that Gibbs is leaving Team Obama.

      What struck me about the Joe Klein Post is the ferocity with which he hits out at Obama and towards the end as much as concedes defeat in Afghan with Karzai saying: “Well you tell your President from me to keep supplying a fresh body bag for every new soldier coming out this way; we will fill the bags for him on our side. Tell you President I say Poof!”

      To think that Joe once served Obama has become unthinkable.

  2. Bob Mack Says:

    Nobody’s going to become particularly well-informed by reading Joe Klein, that’s for sure. Joe’s biggest strength is name-dropping, by which he informs you of just how important Joe is.

    • Ike Jakson Says:

      Thanks Bob

      I think you are right on both counts about Joe Klein. Perhaps I should stop reading Time and Swampland. It has occurred to me many times but when I see the bastards lie through their teeth it pushes my blood to the boil.

  3. Ike-Leaks – Extra, Extra – Better than Assange – Time Morning must Reads – Joe Klein revealed as Treble Agent « Ike Jakson’s Blog Says:

    […] Ike Jakson’s Blog Ike on People Affairs, assisted by Uylen Spiegel of the Global Mirror « The inconvenient Truth of how Richard Holbrooke died […]

  4. nolanimrod Says:

    There is no war in Afghanistan. Were it a war we would go to where the enemy hangs out and drop 50,000 500 lb. bombs. Then we would send Bill Clinton to oversee the reconstruction.

    If that didn’t do it, we’d send Hillary.

    • Ike Jakson Says:


      I like the idea of sending Hillary right away. You remember when she misspoke because the Bosnia snipers had missed her? Maybe the Afghans have had more extensive training to finish the job.

  5. nolanimrod Says:

    And if THAT didn’t do it we would just establish a joint checking account for the Afghanis and the Palestinians and put all our aid money into it.

    In two weeks? Two knotty Middle East problems solved.

    • Ike Jakson Says:

      Yup Nolanimrod

      It’s just like you to come up with the best solution. But let us first send Hillary and get three jobs done.

  6. Diane C. Crawford Says:

    He knew that Americans and Afghans both had no chance unless the government in Kabul shaped up. Karzai had to understand that Washington was now going to get serious.

    • Ike Jakson Says:

      Hi Diane C

      I first have to apologize for my late reply. It is your first visit to my Site and your valuable comment landed in the Spam box. Then I have been away for a week and only rescued it this morning.

      Your contribution is valuable for a number of reasons and I hope you get to read this reply and visit again. I visited your Site and noticed that you are a prolific Blogger but unfortunately I will have to learn how to use the translator to comment.

      I am an independent guy but we have quite a few who contribute to each other and if you read my last Post [that I have just submitted] you will soon see some others who may like your contributions. You will find it one click away in Back and living with my Eye

      On your comment then. I fully agree with the first sentence but for the second sentence I doubt whether Washington has anything to contribute to the Afghan mess. I am known in our group as the guy who takes on the Time Ragazine; the point of my Post was to illustrate the inability in Camp Obama to do anything.

      To crown it all we have had Moscow and Cairo “added to the list” this past week. It seems to me that Washington is part of the problem and cannot be part of the solution at the same time.

  7. Ike Jakson Says:

    Sorry Diane C

    That hotlink didn’t get trough. It is at:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: