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Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, is back in power 14 years after his first term and still pushing for a hard-line agenda.
He is pressing Washington to support stricter sanctions against Iran at a time when the Obama administration is trying to reach out to Tehran.
When it comes to Middle East peace, Netanyahu rejects calls for a two-state solution.
So what does this mean for relations between the two allies? When Netanyahu meets Barack Obama, the US president, on Monday, will the two agendas clash?
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This episode of the Riz Khan show aired on Thursday, 14 May 2009.