Clinton adviser on Israel had commercial ties to Middle East

Clinton adviser on Israel had commercial ties to Middle East
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A controversial Clinton adviser who faced penalties for conflicts of interests under President Bill Clinton was still assisting Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, despite the fact that his consulting firm was engaged in commercial activities in countries where she worked, emails show.

Sandy Berger, who gained notoriety when he stole classified documents from the National Archives prior to testimony before the 9/11 Commission, had Hillary Clinton’s personal email address and emailed her about Israel, Pakistan and terrorism in 2009.

Berger’s consulting firm, the Albright Stonebridge Group, has engaged in business in more than 100 countries around the world, according to its website.

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