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Vol 62 No 7

Published 1st April 2021


In Washington's sights

In January it emerged that outgoing US President Donald Trump had secretly suspended sanctions against Israeli businessman Dan Gertler, accused by the Treasury Department of grand corruption in Congo-Kinshasa. Trump had done so at the urging of Mossad and Israel's ambassador to Washington. But incoming President Joe Biden's administration promptly reimposed the sanctions, leaving some in Washington DC asking what further action may be taken against Gertler.

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