Will Any Israeli Party Set Out to Combat Corruption?

Israel's ranking in Transparency International's global corruption index continues to slide; Hong Kong cleaned up its act. And us?

Transparency International's annual survey of perceived public-sector corruption around the world was released last week. As usual the findings did not receive significant media coverage nor make a big impression on the public debate. The story was generally presented as a straight-up news item, without elaboration or analysis. Even with an election approaching, a time when politicians are searching for original...