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President Barack Obama made what is likely to be his final trip to the Middle East as president on Friday to deliver a eulogy for Shimon Peres. It was full of personal memories of his conversations with Peres, who for most of Obama's presidency was his protocol opposite in Israel and, perhaps more importantly, his closest intellectual opposite in Israel, given Obama's difficult relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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