Articles by George J. Mitchell


Iran nuclear deal is based on verification, not trust

By George J. Mitchell on Aug. 10, 2015, at 11:09 a.m.
Iran must not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons. It would be a direct threat to Israel and it would undermine the nuclear non-proliferation regime built over the past half century by the nations of the world, with U.S. leadership. Although many countries could become capable of producing nuclear weapons, …

George Mitchell: The right fit for Maine’s serious challenges is Michaud

By George J. Mitchell on Oct. 27, 2014, at 12:42 p.m.
All politicians talk, but few truly listen. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud listens to the people of Maine in a way that enables him to understand their real concerns, their true objections to different ideas, and where common ground can be found. That’s why he gets results. Maine needs experienced, effective …

The promise of American opportunity

By George J. Mitchell on Sept. 26, 2008, at 8:57 p.m.
America has always been a beacon of hope and opportunity, where anyone who works hard can get ahead. That was certainly true for my family. My father was a janitor at Colby College and my mother …