Olmert legacy revisited after acquittal in Israel

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert stands next to lawyers at Jerusalem's District Court following a verdict hearing in his trial Tuesday, July 10, 2012. An Israeli court on Tuesday cleared Olmert of the major charges in a corruption trial that forced him from power. Olmert was found guilty of a lesser offense, and it was not clear whether that verdict could send him to jail. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's acquittal of the most serious charges in a high-profile corruption case on Tuesday set off a fierce debate about how the peace process might have proceeded differently had the former leader not been driven from office three years ago.


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