Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with President Obama later today, but the two leaders come to the table amidst growing tension. Can this meeting smooth the friction between them?
How does Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's reelection as Iran's president affect the bargaining position of Israel? Joining The Takeaway to analyze this is David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, and Aaron David Miller, former advisor to the Middle East.
Today, President Obama meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for the first time since either leader took office. Joining The Takeaway is Aaron David Miller, former adviser on the Middle East.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Israel today after spending three days in neighboring Jordan. But the Pope's visit is not without controversy. For more we turn to the BBC's Rome correspondent and Pope watcher, David Willey.
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