The Corruption Allegations Against Benjamin Netanyahu

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In 2008, it emerged that Ehud Olmert, then Israel’s Prime Minister, was being investigated for having received cash-stuffed envelopes from an American businessman. I remember an acquaintance remarking, “Another kept man.” Like Ariel Sharon, Olmert’s predecessor, whose tenure had been dogged by allegations that he had accepted kickbacks from a South African executive, another Prime Minister was suspected of being beholden to moneyed interests.

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