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Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home
Benjamin Netanyahu's speech draws expected cheers, boos at home

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious address to Congress on Tuesday drew predictable criticism from campaign opponents at home and praise from those in his own political camp. The prime minister, delivering his remarks in eloquent colloquial English, warned of the dangers of a prospective nuclear accord with Iran while invoking the horrors of the Holocaust and the deep bond between Israel and the United States. Speaking just two weeks before Israeli elections, Netanyahu received repeated standing ovations and prolonged, raucous applause from American lawmakers at the end of the address. Netanyahu’s appearance came in defiance of the Obama...

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