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President Obama walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (left) across the tarmac prior to his departure from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais
President Obama walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (left) across the tarmac prior to his departure from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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