Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2011

Peace, Non-Aligned: The Pragmatic Optimism of Lakhdar Brahimi

by James K. Sebenius and Laurence A. Green


Describes the background and career of Lakhdar Brahimi in numerous roles ranging from Algeria's ambassador to Indonesia and the Arab League, to serving as that country's foreign minister, and to his many years at the United Nations, with special emphasis on his actions as a mediator in Lebanese and Afghan conflicts.

Keywords: Leadership; Conflict Management; Personal Development and Career; Government and Politics; Algeria;


Sebenius, James K., and Laurence A. Green. "Peace, Non-Aligned: The Pragmatic Optimism of Lakhdar Brahimi." Harvard Business School Case 912-028, December 2011.