By NBC's Dave Carl
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has some history with both President Obama and Mitt Romney. Netanyahu’s dealings with the president have had their rough spots and, even though Romney has touted working with him in the past, he’s making a point of downplaying his ties to the governor. Vanity Fair's David Margolick took a dive deep into how Netanyahu influences American politics.
Margolick's piece in Vanity Fair is a big look at the life of the Israeli leader.
In case you forgot, last year President Obama and then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy were caught on an open microphone talking about Netanyahu – and it wasn’t so flattering.
The New York Times' Michael Barbaro detailed the old ties between Romney and Netanyahu in April.