By Julian Pecquet - 09/12/12 11:49 AM EDT
Netanyahu fall-out: The Obama administration's escalating war of words over Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to continue providing political fodder to Republicans after President Obama declined to meet with Israel's prime minister during his visit to the United Nations later this month, citing scheduling conflicts. Faced with accusations that the White House was snubbing the Israeli leader, Obama held a late-evening conference call with Netanyahu Tuesday night.
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