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Netanyahu's hot-headed agenda

Netanyahu's hot-headed agenda

Thanks to Adil Shamoo for putting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address in Washington into perspective ("Netanyahu wants war," March 4.)

Mr. Netanyahu should not have been speaking before Congress. It was presumptuous of Republican House Speaker John Boehner to extend the invitation — against the wishes of the administration — and arrogant of Mr. Netanyahu to seize the opportunity to deliver an "in-your-face" speech on Capitol Hill.

If it was that important for him to appear in a U.S. venue, he could have spoken at the United Nations — or...