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Obama meeting with Israel premier points up disagreements
Obama meeting with Israel premier points up disagreements

After a summer of tension over the war in the Gaza Strip, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a new season of troubles in their often-fraught relationship with a meeting Wednesday that highlighted hard disagreements over Iran's nuclear aims and Israeli settlements in a disputed part of Jerusalem. The Oval Office meeting was the leaders' first since the collapse of the U.S.-led peace negotiations in the spring and Israel's 50-day war against the militant group Hamas in Gaza that provoked U.S. concern about civilian casualties. The visit by Netanyahu to a White House consumed by another Mideast crisis — the U.S.-led campaign to combat...

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