Jonathan Pollard release

Leaders Conflicted On Pollard Release As Talks Teeter

Some question tying convicted spy to peace negotiations.

04/02/2014
Staff Writer

Jewish leaders here expressed conflicted emotions and policy differences this week about reports that President Barack Obama was willing to consider the release of imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard as part of a last-minute bid to keep alive Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.

Reports of a deal for Jonathan Pollard’s release appeared to fall through Tuesday.
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