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U.S. set to release Jonathan Pollard, who spied for Israel

Nov 20, 2015 - The Seattle Times

NEW YORK - Spy Jonathan Pollard is set to be released from a federal prison in North Carolina on Friday, 30 years after he was caught selling U.S. intelligence secrets to Israel. But he'll be on a short leash as he rebuilds his life as a free man.

Pollard, 61, was given a life sentence in 1987 in a case that has complicated diplomacy between the two countries.

He's expected to settle in the New York area while he spends at least the next five years on parole. He will be barred from t...