Analysis Indictment Is Nothing but a Small Bump in Lieberman's Political Career

The Avigdor Lieberman file wandered along all those years, changing form. It got stronger or weaker, bloated up or lost weight (the case, that is ) between slats and among drawers.

Israel's longest investigation into a public figure - marked by inexplicable and intolerable foot-dragging - ended feebly Thursday, considering the original allegations. The saga has gone on for 12 years - 12 years of governments and prime ministers coming and going, along with legal advisers, police commissioners, investigators and state prosecutors.