Tipping Point Podcast

Episode 106 - The Lurking Indictment

- February 27, 2019

As the Israeli attorney-general is expected to announce his decision regarding the possible indictment of Prime Minister Netanyahu on corruption charges, Tipping Point hosts two leading experts for a discussion on the legal and political ramifications.

In this episode, Dr. Emmanuel Navon (Kohelet Policy Forum) and Dr. Guy Lurie (Israel Democracy Institute) try to make sense of what’s about to come:

What are the different charges Netanyahu might be faced with? (03:00)
What possible timeline are we looking at after an indictment is announced? (06:22)
Will the hearing process begin and end in time before election day in Israel? (08:29)

We also hear about the unchartered water Israel will enter if a sitting prime minister will be indicted. (10:00)
How long will the entire legal process take? (11:46)
Why did the AG decide to publish his decision this week? (12:24)
What legal & political challenges await Netanyahu if indicted? (16:36)
And how could Mandeblit’s decision impact the Likud’s election campaign strategy? (17:46)

February 27, 2019
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