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Netanyahu's situation reminiscent of Trump's

Under investigation for breaking the law, he could be forced from office and even land in jail

Mr Netanyahu sees the charges against him as a political witchhunt masterminded by the political left joined by his enemies in the media and the establishment intent on reversing the results of the last national election.

HE has been a politically controversial and divisive national leader. A right-wing politician who has promoted a nationalist agenda sprinkled with Us vs Them populist themes; a charismatic and ageing public figure, who tends to highlight the threats his country faces from foreign adversaries and...