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George Mitchell

In 2006, after Roger Clemens left the Yankees to join the Houston Astros only to miss the playoffs as the Yankees won their division, the...

One of the most interesting “Palestine Papers” is the Minutes of a September 17, 2009, meeting between Saeb Erekat (SE), the chief Palestinian negotiator, and...

The Guardian clearly has it in for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat. Not content with lambasting the concessions they...

The Associated Press has published excerpts from the Palestinians’ draft resolution; it seeks a declaration that Israeli settlements are “illegal” and a “major obstacle” to...

The final chapter of Dennis Ross’s 800-page book on the Oslo Process (The Missing Peace) is entitled "Learning the Lessons of the Past and Applying...

After two years of failure, George Mitchell is back in the Middle East to resume his fruitless negotiating between Israel and the Palestinians. In theory,...

Yesterday’s State Department press conference featured a lengthy discussion about next steps in the administration’s hapless peace process, now that the administration has dropped its...

Not all that well. For starters George Mitchell isn't even in the region. I wondered why and e-mailed State Department spokesman PJ Crowley. He replied: "His...

The ongoing delegitimization campaign against Israel has recently started featuring a bizarre new argument: Israel isn’t really a democracy, because its Arab citizens lack basic...

It is not simply that Iran is moving steadily toward membership in the nuclear powers' club. It is not only that the UN is plotting...

Thomas Friedman unloads on Israel, asserting that it is “behaving like a spoiled child” because Netanyahu will not agree to a new settlement-construction moratorium without...

Jackson Diehl is the latest Middle East watcher to figure out what went wrong with the non-direct, non-peace talks: For 15 years and more, Palestinian President...