Skip to comments.Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to be released
Posted on 07/28/2015 10:50:20 AM PDT by rdl6989
A former U.S, intelligence agent sentenced to life in prison for spying on behalf of Israel against the United States will be released later this year, according to multiple reports on Tuesday.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
The Justice Department said Friday that although Pollard was ordered to serve life in prison after being convicted of selling U.S. secrets to the Israeli government, the terms of his sentence require that he be released after 30 years a date that will arrive this fall unless the government can prove that he violated rules in prison or is likely to commit additional crimes.
In a statement, the Justice Department signaled that the government was not planning to oppose the release, noting that Pollard is presumptively eligible for mandatory parole.
There’s also some talk that this is a misinterpretation of a regularly scheduled parole hearing and does not mean he is being released.
Why? How much of that stuff ended up in the hands of the ChiComs, once somebody gives classified info to someone else, even if friendly, you have no idea who it eventually winds up with.
On one hand, it should be EMPHASIZED that Jonathan Pollard SOLD secrets to the nation of Israel! While he may have been ‘inclined’ to do so by belief, it was still a commercial transaction.
On the other hand, I have seen so many releases from Gitmo by this Administration that are of an almost immediate clear and present danger to this country that the release of Mr Pollard pales by comparison.
Outrageous. He is not dead yet. Obama should be impeached for releasing this traitor.
He’s old and sick. Let Israel pay for his healthcare!
Pollard should be locked up for life.
I instantly thought of Hillary.
Yet you've got to twist arms at the WH to get the flag lowered for five dead servicemen.
He should have been executed on the spot.
This is bait to shut Israel up regarding the Iran scam.
“This is bait to shut Israel up regarding the Iran scam.”
Are the Israeli’s really our friends? Seems like they spied on the USA, did who knows what with what they learned, and have been pressing to get the spy out of prison. How’s this any different than the ChiComs or Russians?
Israel wanted to know what we knew, so they could better protect themselves.
Israel has never been a threat to America.
THAT is how they’re different!
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