Netanyahu Heads to U.S. Seeking to Reset Ties After Obama Years

February 14, 2017

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Obama years sprang some unwanted surprises on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — like secret nuclear talks with Iran.

This week, in his first White House visit with President Donald Trump, Netanyahu’s priority will be to make sure Israel is kept in the loop and that the two countries’ positions are generally aligned, according to Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. for much of Barack Obama’s term.