Obama-Netanyahu talks will focus on a Middle East transformed since Rabin

November 8, 2015 11:01 AM

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When President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Tuesday, the two leaders will focus on a Middle East that is transformed from 20 years ago when many believed Israelis and Palestinians were on the verge of a solution that would bring lasting peace to the region.

The assassination of then-Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Nov. 4, 1995, as he worked tirelessly toward a two-state solution, changed everything. The policies of Netanyahu — sworn in for the first time in the wake of Rabin's death — differed greatly from his predecessor. Now, even the White House adm...

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