Monday, September 20, 2010

Guardian on Pollard

According to Guardian.co.uk:
According to Israel's army radio, the prime minister's office has approached Washington with a deal to continue the moratorium for another three months in return for the release of Jonathan Pollard, a former navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying in 1987. Binyamin Netanyahu, has long pressed for Pollard to be freed, but winning his release would help him sell concessions to rightwing members of his cabinet and the settlers.
See full article here.

1 comment:

Gritsforbreakfast said...

Make it three years instead of three months and I'd be okay with it.

It's ironic, though, that Obama's first pardon could turn out to be a straight up political quid pro quo.

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