U.S. President Barack Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House Monday. It’s the first time the two leaders have met in more than a year.

For more on the significance of this meeting and whether it would help smooth over strained relations between Israel and the U.S., CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar was joined by IPS’s Phyllis Bennis. Watch below:

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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