George Birnbaum

An exchange of strong words over the issue of settlements in Jerusalem has exposed the serious strategic rift between the American and Israeli governments.

Stephen Sackur talks to George Birnbaum, an American political consultant who has been a close adviser to Israel's current
Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.

Barack Obama and Binyamin Netanyahu seem destined for a prolonged battle of wills. Who will win?.

28 minutes

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Wed 14 Apr 2010 03:32 GMT