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Your Call:Netanyahu's speech to Congress


  On the March 6th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and his attacks on president Obama over Iran/US nuclear talks. What forces are influencing US/Iran relations? And how serious are diplomatic tensions between Washington and Tel Aviv?  We’ll be joined by the Nation’s Eli Clifton, the Guardian’s Chris McCreal and Bloomberg’s Golnar Motevalli. What grabbed your attention this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Eli Clifton, reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute who focuses on money in politics and US foreign policy.

Chris McGreal, senior writer for Guardian US. He is a former Washington correspondent and was previously posted in Johannesburg and in Jerusalem.

Golnar Motevalli, Tehran based correspondent for Bloomberg News

Web Resources:

The Nation: Who Are the Billionaires Attacking Obama’s Iran Diplomacy?

The Guardian: Netanyahu's speech to Congress: long on terror, short on substance


Reuters: Senate Iran debate postponed after Democrats object

The Guardian: The truth about Israel's secret nuclear arsenal