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Obama Middle East Envoy

Andrea Stone

Envoy 'Hit A Brick Wall' On Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, Resigns

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The only surprising thing about the resignation of George Mitchell as President Barack Obama's special Mideast envoy is that it took so ...

Why Robert Wexler

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The State Department is considering replacing George Mitchell with someone who brings new momentum to the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Wexler, not only fits the coin but possesses the qualities that could make a difference.

Pakistan Urges Holbrooke To Take Regional Approach

Daily Times | Sajjad Malik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Islamabad will urge US special envoy Richard Holbrooke to adopt a regional approach to solve the prevailing issues of terrorism and extremism, diploma...

Obama's First Peace Mission: Mitchell Goes To Middle East

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his special Middle East envoy is departing on his first peacemaking mission to solidify a cease-fire be...

Appointing Mitchell: Obama's Signal to Peace

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Mitchell, an Arab American, was former Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate and widely recognized for his role in achieving peace in Northern Ireland. He has the stature the job demands.

Obama Will Dive Into Foreign Policy On First Full Day

Washingtonpost.com | Michael D. Shear and Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President-elect Barack Obama will plunge into foreign policy on his first full day in office tomorrow, finally freed from the constraints of tradition...