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    • Mark from Florida
    • 14.05.11 | 19:51 (IDT)

    While I really would like to know what factors drove Mitchell's resignation, I have no interest in which side can do the better job of painting blame on the other. It is a discredit upon both their houses, that they are so quick to level blame and so slow to discuss peace in any meaningful way. I wish Sen. Mitchell a blissful retirement and hope his replacement is impartial, assertive, and vocal. Wikileaks and Jazeeraleaks have shown just how harmful a private mediation can be, when the blame is loud and the truth is hushed.

    from the article: Palestinians made your peace efforts difficult, Netanyahu tells Mitchell
    First published 19:11 14.05.11 | Last updated 19:11 14.05.11
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