George J. Mitchell: Difference between revisions
|name = George Mitchell
|image = George Mitchell in Tel Aviv July 26, 2009.jpg
|office = United States Special Envoy for [[2010–11 Israeli–Palestinian peace talks|Middle East Peace]]
|unit = [[Counterintelligence Corps]]
'''George John Mitchell Jr.'''
Since retiring from the Senate, Mitchell has taken up a variety of positions in politics and business. He has taken a leading role in negotiations for peace in [[Northern Ireland peace process|Northern Ireland]] and the [[Peace process in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict|Middle East]], being appointed [[United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland]] (1995–2001) by President [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] and as United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace (2009–2011) by President [[Barack Obama|Obama]]. He was a primary architect of the 1996 [[Mitchell Principles]] and the 1998 [[Good Friday Agreement]] in Northern Ireland, and was the main investigator in two "Mitchell Reports", one on the [[Mitchell Report (Arab–Israeli conflict)|Arab–Israeli conflict]] (2001) and one on the [[Mitchell Report|use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball]] (2007).