TITLE

Election Scandals in Israel Rock 'Only Democracy in the Middle East'

AUTHOR(S)
Hanley, Delinda C.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Mar2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on scandals in the 2003 elections of Israel. Factors responsible for defeat of outgoing prime minister of Israel Ariel Sharon; Problems faced by the Israeli public due to corruption; Allegations of corruption against the outgoing prime minister.
ACCESSION #
9162576

 

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