Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday on multiple counts of corruption.\u0026nbsp;Netanyahu was charged with bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, according to\u0026nbsp;CNN.\u0026nbsp;Arab American Institute founder James Zogby pointed out that Netanyahu\u0026#039;s record as Israel\u0026#039;s leader has been filled with criminal activity and misbehavior aimed primarily at the Palestinian people.\u0022Netanyahu has made a career being a malignant dissembler,\u0022 said Zogby. \u0022He\u0026#039;s been a lying, thieving, serial violator of international law and Palestinian human rights.\u0022\u0022None of that mattered in Israel,\u0022 Zogby continued. \u0022But corruption with state funds and bribery—too much to take.\u0022Fascinating. Netanyahu has made a career being a malignant dissembler. He’s been a lying, thieving, serial violator of international law \u0026amp; Palestitiam human rights. None of that mattered in Israel. But corruption w/ state funds \u0026amp; bribery - too much to take https://t.co/U16uByXIaA— James J. Zogby (@jjz1600) November 21, 2019The charges come as Netanyahu faces a third election in a year.\u0026nbsp;But, as\u0026nbsp;The New York Times pointed out, the third time may not be the charm for Netanyahu, whose political career may now be over:Mr. Netanyahu is not legally required to step down. But with Israel\u0026#039;s political system\u0026nbsp;already in uncharted territory, having failed to settle upon a new prime minister despite two elections and three attempts at forming a government since April, the criminal case against him could make it far more difficult for him to retain power.Netanyahu\u0026#039;s opponent, former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, is himself hardly innocent, argued Freedom Forward executive director\u0026nbsp;Sunjeev Bery.\u0026nbsp;\u0022In a more just world, both\u0026nbsp;Netanyahu\u0026nbsp;and\u0026nbsp;Benny Gantz\u0026nbsp;would face justice for their crimes of occupation and apartheid,\u0022 said Bery. \u0022But these corruption charges for Netanyahu are certainly a start.\u00221. His politics: Corrupt.2. His policies: Morally bankrupt.In a more just world, both @Netanyahu and @GantzBE would face justice for their crimes of occupation and apartheid.But these corruption charges for Netanyahu are certainly a start.https://t.co/2asFx4lEW9— Sunjeev Bery (@SunjeevBery) November 21, 2019The\u0026nbsp;Times\u0026nbsp;noted that Netanyahu is the first sitting prime minister in Israeli history to be indicted, which Yohanan Plesner, president of the Israel Democracy Institute, saw as a political problem.\u0026nbsp;\u0022We\u0026#039;ve seen consistently that a big majority of the public, about two-thirds, do not think a prime minister can serve and at the same time try to clear his name in court,\u0022 said Plesner.The Atlantic\u0026#039;s Adam Serwer\u0026nbsp;made the connection between Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump, who is facing an increasingly hostile impeachment probe.\u0022Racism and nationalism are so often refuges for the venal and crooked, because they set chauvinist perceptions of ethnic loyalty and betrayal as the standard for corruption rather than actual corruption,\u0022 tweeted\u0026nbsp;Serwer.