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Obama-Netanyahu clash over Iran was years in the making
Obama-Netanyahu clash over Iran was years in the making

In their first Oval Office meeting, in May 2009, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu smiled, shook hands and pledged to do everything possible to keep Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. That united front — and their personal relationship — has been unraveling ever since. Though the two leaders say their objective has not changed, they have tussled over Iran for six years because of their conflicting convictions, ambitions and assessments. On Tuesday, their battle will be on display as never before. In a show of defiance, Netanyahu will go before a joint session of Congress to ask U.S. lawmakers to prevent Obama from striking a deal that would...

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