What we’re reading: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 10, 2013. Iran's nuclear ambitions, the civil war in...
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 10, 2013. Iran's nuclear ambitions, the civil war in...
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President Obama has two major meetings in Israel Wednesday: the first with President Shimon Peres, and then a much-anticipated sit-down with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

In the opinion pages: The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank says – on some issues –he’s ready to ‘Stand with Rand’. In The Wall Street Journal, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak the opportunity for the United States to be a positive force in the Middle East.

Politico’s Ken Vogel takes a closer look at the South Florida doctor linked to the FBI investigation of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, including a flight shared with Harry Reid and a picture taken with President Obama.

What we're reading: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Updated