November 06, 2015

Obama and Netanyahu try to reinvigorate relationship, but can they get along?

Source: The Los Angeles Times

Journalist: Paul Richter

In full-page U.S. newspaper ads this week, the World Jewish Congress implored Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama to “reinvigorate the U.S.-Israeli relationship” when they meet Monday at the White House for the first time in a year.

Translation: Can you guys start getting along?

Supporters in both countries are urging the two leaders to reset their stormy relationship after 6 1/2 years of turmoil. Relations between the two plunged this year when Netanyahu sought unsuccessfully to end U.S. support for the landmark international agreement aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Read the full article at The Los Angeles Times.


  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...