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Will snowballing scandals bury Netanyahu?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is embroiled in not one but three major scandals that could end his career.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun - RTSVKXN
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The investigations into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s activities keep growing and are now becoming a global affair.

First there is “Nonigate,” an investigation into a series of conversations that Netanyahu had with his arch-nemesis Arnon (Noni) Mozes, publisher of the Yedioth Aharonoth group. These talks resulted in long, remarkable transcripts, reeking of a bribery scandal in the works. In recent days, selections from these transcripts have been aired nightly by Channel 2. As a result of these revelations, a long list of newspaper editors, senior journalists and other major media figures have been called for interrogation and affidavits. Most prominent among them are figures associated with the Israel Today (Yisrael Hayom) and Yedioth Aharonoth newspapers.

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