April 2, 2014

The Case for Releasing Jonathan Pollard

Lawrence Korb, Politico

The Associated Press

Pollard’s release is a key Israeli goal and a longtime personal crusade for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been trying to persuade the United States to spring him for more than a decade. As a private citizen, Netanyahu even visited Pollard in prison in 2002, calling him an “especially intelligent man.” Pollard’s freedom is something Israel badly wants, and may give up other goals to secure.

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TAGGED: Palestinians, Palestine, Israel, Middle East, Jonathan Pollard

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