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In Benjamin Netanyahu's coming speech to Congress, a message for Israel
In Benjamin Netanyahu's coming speech to Congress, a message for Israel

The setting will be a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, but Benjamin Netanyahu's most crucial audience may be the one back home: the Israeli electorate. The Israeli prime minister's planned speech on Tuesday, two weeks before Israel's general elections, is dominating the country's political discourse, eclipsing other campaign issues. Because Netanyahu openly defied the White House by accepting a Republican invitation to address Congress and will use the appearance to lobby against Obama administration efforts to reach a nuclear accord with Iran, there have been weeks of hand-wringing about damage to Israel's relationship with the United States. But the...

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