2015-02-10 17:52:13

What Was Netanyahu Thinking?

Controversy is mounting around Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned address to the U.S. Congress next month about Iran ahead of Israel's election. Reuters is reporting Israeli officials are now considering whether Netanyahu should speak to a closed-door session of Congress, rather than in a prime-time television speech. Netanyahu was invited by Republican House Speaker John Boehner. President Obama has said he will not meet with Netanyahu so close to Israel's election. We get analysis from retired Air Force general Charles Wald, the former deputy commander of U.S. European Command, and University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer, author of "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy."

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