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March 13, 2003
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A controversial German politician who was accused of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel campaign practices is charging that the Mossad wanted to ruin his political career. Jurgen Mollemann, former vice president of the Free Democratic Party, published a book, “Klartext,” German for “On the Level,” in which he says the Israeli secret service pressured party chairman Guido Westerwelle into distancing himself from his deputy. On Tuesday, Westerwelle denied the allegation.

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