First Hundred Days

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell wav

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell wav

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell waves on February 2, 2009 at the Elysee Palace in Paris prior a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Mitchell, the new Barack Obama administration pointman for helping revive peace talks in the wake of Israel’s deadly three-week assault on the Gaza strip, ended on the eve his Middle East tour aimed at reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. AFP PHOTO / GERARD CERLES (Photo credit should read GERARD CERLES/AFP/Getty Images)