Closed captioning of: Reports: Holbrooke in critical condition
some breaking news, this out of washington, d.c., where the
has just released some new details on the condition of am pass door
. he underwent surgery this morning. athena jones has the latest from the
good afternoon. it says ambassador
was admitted to the hospital yesterday. this morning the doctors complete add surgery to repair a tear in his aorta. he is in
and has been joined by his family. he is the
for afghanistan and pakistan. he's a veteran diplomat. during the
he helped broker a peace accord that ended the war in bosnia. the
is not commenting at this time but you can bet they're following it closely just as the
is. we know he's hads have cue can lar problems in the past. we once had a blood clot that cause add delay to a trip in afghanistan. he's been traveling frequently in his role in the administration. this illness comes on as the administration prepares to conduct its annual review of afghan policy. that's supposed to be coming up this week. officials will tell you this is an ongoing assessment. there are no big major changes coming up, but, still, it comes as an important time. the
are going to be looking at this closely.
no doubt. ath athena jones, we appreciate that.