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US-Israel Video: Obama "The Problem For Some Might Be My Middle Name"

In an interview with Israel's Channel 2, President Obama said that the reason for the anxiety that some Israelis feel toward him may behis middle name: Hussein.


Israel Video & Transcript: Netanyahu on CNN’s Larry King

"Ironically, I've got a Chief of Staff named Rahm Israel Emmanuel. My top political advisor is somebody who is a descendent of Holocaust survivors. My closeness to the Jewish American community was probably what propelled me to the U.S. Senate," Obama said.

Obama was asked whether he was concerned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would try to attack Iran without getting US approval. The President replied, "I think the relationship between Israel and the U.S. is sufficiently strong that neither of us try to surprise each other, but we try to coordinate on issues of mutual concern."

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Yonatan, thank you for the link. It is very kind of you.

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