George Mitchell on Conflict Resolution

George Mitchell on Conflict Resolution

  Speaking in Maine features an address by U.S. Special Middle East Envoy George Mitchell. He recaps the successful efforts to forge peace in Northern Ireland, as well as a broad overview of what needs to be achieved between Israelis and Palestinians.

Mitchell spoke in Waterville at Colby College where he stressed the role of hope and persistence in peace negotiations, and noted that the current administration places this challenge very high on it's agenda, which he sees as a welcome change for the positive.