We want to respond to the situation, and respond in a way that encourages a move toward resolving the (election) legitimacy crisis without negatively impacting the people of Zimbabwe who are suffering a great deal in the hands of the regimeSanctions against Zimbabwe before U.N. Jul 03, 2008
We will look at measures to be taken in the face of the defianceMugabe says election won't be postponed Jun 24, 2008
If we can find better ways of improving people's lives in the 'golden hour' after a conflict ends or as territory begins to be stabilized in a conflict, we can dramatically improve the efficiency and success of later stabilization and reconstruction effortsAmbassador: U.N. panel a go-to peace team May 20, 2008
We must resolve to develop the kind of peace-building capacities that are required to fulfill our mandate to advance international peace and security and to improve the prospects for success in post-conflict situationsAmbassador: U.N. panel a go-to peace team May 20, 2008
I think you need regional help to get the Iraqis to come togetherU.S. wants U.N.-fostered Iraq talks Aug 10, 2007
Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad (Nastaliq: زلمی خلیلزاد - Zalmay Khalīlzād) (born: 22 March 1951) is a counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and president of Khalilzad Associates. He was the United States Ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush. He has been involved with U.S. policy makers at the White House since the early 1980s, and was the highest-ranking Muslim American in the Administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. Khalilzad's previous assignments in the Administration include U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq.
Zalmay Khalilzad was born in the city of Mazari Sharif in northern Afghanistan. Khalilzad's father (Khalilullah Khalilzad) was a government official under the monarchy of Mohammed Zahir Shah. He is an ethnic Pashtun, and his mother tongue is Persian (Dari). He also speaks English, Arabic and Pashto.
Khalilzad began his education at the public Ghazi Lycée school in Kabul. He first visited the United States as a Ceres, California high school exchange student with AFS Intercultural Programs. Later, he attained his bachelor's and master's degrees from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Khalilzad received his Ph.D at the University of Chicago, where he studied closely with strategic thinker Albert Wohlstetter, a prominent nuclear deterrence thinker and an opponent to the disarmament treaties, who provided Zalmay with contacts in the government and with RAND.