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Even teen sensation Justin Bieber has a tough time -- Middle East diplomacy.
Proposed meeting -- prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu falling through because Bieber reportedly did approve the prime minister's request.
To include young victims of Palestinian rocket attacks will be -- people say was just scheduling conflict.
Meanwhile in Syria -- new reports of soldiers killing soldiers.
The Syrian -- been ordered to fire on protesters but soldiers who refused to fire have been shot.
By their fellow security forces.
Former senator George Mitchell is president Obama's special envoy for Middle East peace his mother actually emigrated from -- -- in the 1920s through Ellis Island.
He was honored in New York today -- Ellis Island family heritage -- for government service I asked him.
About how you can negotiate with these people like the series.
The -- decision to Syria not long ago it's been several months as I -- -- there I was there last year and several visits how -- -- Talked to a guy outside now the head of Syria is apparently gunning down protesters in the streets.
When you know you're dealing with a guy that's that much of a -- How how do you develop a civil conversation -- somebody like that.
Well of course a message we delivered was that if they want to normalize relations with the United States -- the -- they have to change their behavior.
That's the message delivered.
The message I delivered that they have entered discontinue assistance to Hezbollah.
And Hamas and two.
Take the steps that will be necessary.
Reach agreement -- user always clearly going thumbs down on that advice and when there's no doubt about that they're domestic concerns now all alone all -- -- -- considerations.
That's full of all of the countries in the region the wholly occupied.
With their domestic concerns and so it makes moving forward on -- national agenda very difficult.
Well and and and they're international agenda in that little region seems to be.
Controlling Lebanon as much as possible through the use of Hezbollah right we.
We strongly United States policy is so strong support for an independent Lebanon.
Democratically elected government.
And the use of peaceful means to resolve disputes not force that's why we don't favor.
The practices pursued by -- -- With the assistance and support of Iran and Syria -- and it and it.
Murphy career either former prime minister was blown up in a car bomb.
Apparently that car bomb was set off by the Syrians or at least they have something to do it right.
Whether it's been an investigation that's been underway for the past five years and independent tribunal.
Established by the United Nations with the support of the United States and -- -- Lebanese government that's been looking into it.
The prosecutor has announced that.
Some indictments have been -- we don't know for sure who all of the participants are.
And so I think it's best to wait to see what the indictments say and what's the evidence -- about Bob smiling just because the golf -- was at five years and you still don't know that Harari added.
You go over eleven on Franklin you ask anybody in the street they say -- of course -- -- ball.
I mean that's that's common you know common wisdom is always correct but relative -- a judge and the prosecutor right -- that there are plenty of investigations that.
Take many years Barry Bonds is now on trial for events that occurred.
Five years ago -- -- not be too critical of others that's that doesn't that happens and a lot of society's.
-- -- While I understand the speculation to which you refer and no responsible judicial official or government officials.
Can make decisions until we see what the evidences.
You had tremendous success in NORTHERN IRELAND we're we're coming up to the university Good Friday agreement.
Do you think there's anything you learned about how to get.
Those guys stop killing each other -- any anything that can carry over into it what's going on the Middle East now to try to resolve things there.
Each conflict is unique the circumstances are so different that while there are some.
General similarities and some principles that apply everywhere.
Generally see the the solution has to be.
Unique to the problem itself and and -- really not the same.
The Middle East is I think much more complicated I recently spoke.
To a meeting of about a thousand Irish men and women here in New York.
And I said to them that I'd never thought the day would come when I would believe or say.
That the Irish -- easy to deal with.
I think of the -- -- -- better in the middle irons and exciting -- -- I think fight is in NORTHERN IRELAND I thought it was very tough at the time but I think that's what it's tougher.
Senator George Mitchell great to see -- think -- -- being -- usually get it right.
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