Envoy Holbrooke in critical condition post-surgery

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2010, file photo Richard Holbrooke, U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan answers journalists' questions at a press conference at Foreign Ministry in Rome, Italy. The State Department said Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, that Holbrooke is in critical condition at a Washington hospital after surgery to repair a tear in his aorta was completed Saturday morning on the 69-year-old Holbrooke. His family is with him. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

December 11, 2010 8:21:42 AM PST
The State Department says Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, is in critical condition at a Washington hospital after surgery to repair a tear in his aorta.

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