FILE - In this June 2, 2010 file photo U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell waves to the media before a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Mitchell, ... more 
FILE - In this June 2, 2010 file photo U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell waves to the media before a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Mitchell, President Barack Obama's envoy to the region, resigned Friday May 13, 2011, and the U.S. president may now have to retool the administration's incremental approach to peacemaking. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Majdi Mohammed
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