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Obama to Finally Make a Visit to Israel as President

InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 4:48 PM
HermanBB, I know this bit of info turns your stomach but the US has supported Israel since 1948. They are a real friend in the MidEast and if they need our help to defend themselves most of America believes in giving it to them. We share common interests and respect the same values. Unlike their neighbors who insist on their destruction at every turn.

It took winning a second term to get it penciled in on the schedule, but President Obama is finally set to visit Israel as the leader of the free world this Spring. More from AP:

President Barack Obama plans to visit Israel in the spring, marking his first visit to the nation since becoming president.

The White House says Obama spoke about the visit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 28. That’s when Obama congratulated Netanyahu on his success in Israel’s recent election.

Obama visited Israel while running...