Today, President Obama meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for the first time since either leader took office. On the agenda will likely be whether Mr. Netanyahu will accept the idea of an independent Palestinian state and how the U.S. and Israel could work together to combat Iran's nuclear threat. Joining The Takeaway is Aaron David Miller, former adviser on the Middle East to both Republican and Democratic Secretaries of State, and the author of The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace.

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