On August 5, in a long-awaited speech on the agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program, President Obama separated himself definitively from Israeli hardliners (see our conference proceedings for a discussion of what the deal means, p. 1). Such defiance of the Israel Lobby is rare, though in 1980, President Reagan sold AWACS radar planes to Saudi Arabia against Israel's will.
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