** FILE ** President Obama and Israeli President Shimon Peres share a toast after Mr. Obama presented Mr. Peres with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Photo by: Susan Walsh

** FILE ** President Obama and Israeli President Shimon Peres share a toast after Mr. Obama presented Mr. Peres with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)