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Time to Release a Convicted Spy

Lawrence J. Korb explains why U.S. intelligence analyst and convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard deserves to be released from prison.

With the ongoing fiscal negotiations and the disclosures surrounding the U.S. use of drones, many stories fall through the cracks. Among them was the December publication of a 1987 CIA damage assessment concerning Jonathan Pollard, a U.S. intelligence analyst who pleaded guilty in 1985 to forwarding classified material to the Israeli government and was sentenced to life in prison.

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow