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Avigdor Lieberman Faces New Charges

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Prior to appointment committee deliberations, Lieberman told Ayalon he was "the most fitting candidate and should thus be granted the position."

Ayalon knew little about him. He followed through on Lieberman's behalf. Ben Aryeh was one of 10 candidates considered.

Lieberman withheld vital information about him. He said nothing about about their personal relationship. Ben Aryeh lost out after background check facts revealed what Lieberman concealed.

Haaretz said "recent testimonies strengthen the evidence (that) Lieberman actively promoted Ben Aryeh's appointment" process.

Doing so "is likely to influence the court's position" on how severely to stiffen charges against him. He won't get what he deserves. 

At the same time, he'll face more than he bargained for. It remains to be seen how things play out. It also places his future more in doubt.

On December 27, Haaretz discussed it. It called his "temporary departure" a "potential turning point."

What originally seemed "a minor legal road bump," could end up being "permanent exile." Other party faithful wait to replace him.

Before resigning, Lieberman served 44 months as foreign minister and deputy prime minister. His political future is now on hold. Perhaps he has none.

It's increasingly clear, said Haaretz, that he "won't return to a ministerial seat anytime soon." Attorney General Weinstein faced harsh criticism for dropping key charges. Clear evidence proved guilt.

Major charges are still dropped. Moral turpitude will accompany others fraud and breach of trust. Doing so bans him from politics for seven years. Continuing investigation may add more.

Things aren't yet resolved. Haaretz sums up Lieberman's senior diplomatic tenure as follows:

"He was effectively banned from many Western capitals." He "focused his attention between Prague and (former Bessarabia capital/now Moldova capital) Kishinev."

According to Lieberman, doing so "helped garner support from nations (that) stood by Israel, or at least didn't" support recognizing Palestine's UN upgrade.

Western refusal to recognize him as a legitimate partner "left him sidelined from central arenas."

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