George Mitchell shares his thoughts on the direction our nation should be taking.
Mitchell's mission is to ensure the U.S. remains a leader in brokering peace and ensuring the safety and viability of populations. As congressman, Mitchell was named most respected member six times.
He helped broker peace in Northern Ireland and worked to discover a path to peace in the Middle East.
Most recently, he led an investigation into the illegal use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball.
George J. Mitchell served as US special envoy for Middle East peace from 2009 to 2011. Prior to that he had a distinguished career in public service. He was appointed to the US Senate (D-ME) in 1980 to complete the unexpired term of senator Edmund S. Muskie and went on to win elections and stay in the Senate for 15 years. Mitchell served on the Finance, Veterans Affairs, and Environment and Public Works Committees. He led the successful reauthorization of the Clean Air Act and was author of the first national oil spill prevention and cleanup law. Mitchell led the Senate to passage of the nation’s first child-care bill and was principal author of the low-income housing tax credit program. He was instrumental in the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mitchell left the Senate in 1995 as the Senate majority leader, a position he had held since 1989.
Former Senator George Mitchell reminds the audience that the rule of law in America applies equally to the government, and that the claim by President Bush to have authority to hold prisoners without trial sends a signal around the world about our democratic values.
George Mitchell advocates a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and says, only the U.S. "has the capacity to create the context in which negations can take place to reach an agreement, and to see that it's implemented."
George Mitchell describes his first filibuster experience while serving as a United States Senator. He narrates an inexplicable and ridiculous series of events that might surprise many American citizens about their own government.
General objectives that guide the activities and relationships of one state in its interactions with other states. The development of foreign policy is influenced by domestic considerations, the policies or behaviour of other states, or plans to advance specific geopolitical designs. Leopold von Ranke emphasized the primacy of geography and external threats in shaping foreign policy, but later writers emphasized domestic factors. Diplomacy is the tool of foreign policy, and war, alliances, and international trade may all be manifestations of it.
I would disagree, in part. Americas influence is not a moral one, that is the job of the pulpit. From this point on, America is in a position to resume its symbolic representation of amicability around the world, and that includes all policy spheres. The EU is ready to welcome in an new administration that will only embolden the US ability to do so, and for that matter reestablish and reinforce the values that not only Americans share but that much of the modern world shares.
The U.S. moral influence's on the world. First does not exist! thanks to the Bush group 6 CIA.
As one can assume that the moral of America is
start wars & take over countries.
it will take a volcano to erupt to change the world and the dislike of the New americans.