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Israel's Attorney General Must Decide Now on Netanyahu

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In response to the decision by the parties in the governing coalition to dissolve the Knesset and hold a general election, the Justice Ministry said about the corruption cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “The work process on the cases will continue as planned. At issue is an orderly and professional work plan independent of political events.”

This is a very problematic message, to say the least. If Netanyahu is dragging a whole country into an early election in the hope of preceding the attorney general’s decision on the corruption investigations, then Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit’s decision to continue the process as if there were no election is tantamount to burying his head in the sand.

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