A British judge this week awarded millions of dollars to Windham County Senate
candidate Peter Galbraith in a dispute with a Norwegian oil company. Galbraith
is an international consultant and former U.S. diplomat.
Former ambassador Peter Galbraith discusses the risks of what he calls "group think" in diplomatic circles. That is, the lack of tolerance for dissenting viewpoints in how to
handle difficult foreign policy questions.
Vermonter Peter Galbraith is being recalled from his diplomatic post in Kabul after a disagreement over how to address disputed election results in that country. Galbraith served as second-in-command of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan.
Amid meetings at the UN in New York this week, US envoy to the United Nations mission in Afghanistan Peter Galbraith joins VPR’s Jane Lindholm to discuss Afghan politics and the role of the international community in creating stability there.
Diplomat Peter Galbraith joins us to discuss the accusations of fraud in Afghanistan’s elections. The Vermonter serves as a deputy chief for the united Nations in Kabul. Also, an examination of politics and budgets numbers in the layoff of state workers that is set to begin. And trip into farm fields with the Vermont FoodBank’s gleaning program.
Peter Galbraith of Townshend, Vermont,
is the United Nation’s second-in-command in Afghanistan.
He talks with VPR’s Jane Lindholm by phone from Kabul
to discuss how voting has gone in today’s presidential election there.