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President Obama is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, at the prime minister's residence in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Doug Mills, Pool)
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President Obama is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, at the prime minister's residence in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Doug Mills, Pool)

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