The Peace Talks need a new direction. Mitchell has done his best and the man truly does have the patience of Job but it is time for him to step aside. The career diplomats are mired in the past and incapable of breaking the impasse. It is time for President Obama and the other world leaders to meet and resolve the conflict. Obama, Putin, Cameron, Mubarak, Assad, Lady Ashton, and both Abdullahs will meet for 3-5 days and determine the framework of the future Palestinian State. Netanyahu and Abbas can then haggle about the unresolved details.
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from the article: Abbas: Peace talks at impasse, but we are searching for solution