Israeli spy Pollard to be released on parole Nov 21

An Israeli youth holds a picture of Jonathan Pollard, during a demonstration for his release in Jerusalem on July 13, 2010Former US Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard will be released on November 21 after serving 30 years in prison for spying for Israel. The decision, revealed Tuesday, caps a sensational case that has troubled relations between the United States and its closest Middle East ally for more than three decades. November 21 marks the earliest date Pollard could be eligible for parole, but officials insisted the release was not a sop to Israel, still smarting over the Iran nuclear deal.


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