President Obama Is Briefed Before A Call With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

President Barack Obama is briefed before a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office, Sept. 9, 2011, to discuss the situation at the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. Pictured, from left, are: Brooke Anderson, National Security Staff Chief of Staff and Counselor; John Buchanan, Director of Operations and Deputy Director of the White House Situation Room; National Security Advisor Tom Donilon; Steve Simon, Senior Director for Middle East and North Africa; Prem Kumar, Director for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs; Dennis Ross, Senior Director for the Central Region; and Denis McDonough, Deputy National Security Advisor. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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