Opinion

Coming: George Mitchell on Israel, Palestinians

A supporter of the Palestinians (left) argued with a supporter of the Israelis in Chicago during a rally in July.
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A supporter of the Palestinians (left) argued with a supporter of the Israelis in Chicago during a rally in July.

In a three-part series starting Sunday, former Senate majority leader and Middle East envoy George J. Mitchell reflects on the troubled history of the region and ponders what it will take to push Israel and the Palestinians toward a two-state solution. The long-term security of the United States rests upon a deal.

Part 1: How we got here

Part 2: Peace is needed now

Part 3: America’s role