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November 22nd, 2012
08:21 AM ET

Fmr. Middle East Envoy Mitchell: We must continue to try for peace

A cease-fire is holding this morning between Israel and Gaza, marking an end to eight days of aerial rocket attacks between the two sides and nearly 150 deaths, a majority of which were Palestinian. International diplomats including, President Obama, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, worked to broker the truce, which was declared on Wednesday.

The question is: Will it last?

Former Maine Democratic Senator and Former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell comes to “Starting Point” weighs in on what he thinks it will take to forge lasting peace.

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