Pressure Mounts on Israel's Olmert to Step Down It's been a bad week for Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. On Monday, a much anticipated report from a commission he appointed was scathingly critical of Olmert's conduct of last summer's war in Lebanon. The report prompted calls for Olmert's resignation.
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Pressure Mounts on Israel's Olmert to Step Down

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Pressure Mounts on Israel's Olmert to Step Down

Pressure Mounts on Israel's Olmert to Step Down

Pressure Mounts on Israel's Olmert to Step Down

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It's been a bad week for Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. On Monday, a much anticipated report from a commission he appointed was scathingly critical of Olmert's conduct of last summer's war against Hizbollah guerrillas in Lebanon.

The report by the Winograd Commission prompted calls for Olmert's resignation from across the political spectrum. Those demands were reinforced Thursday night by a huge anti-Olmert rally in Tel Aviv.