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    • Brian
    • 05.07.12 | 12:02 (IDT)

    I do not care what the man's religion or ethnicity was or is now. I care that he was at the time an American citizen, under oath to uphold the Constitution as a federal officer, who sold US secrets to China, Pakistan, Apartheid-era South Africa, and Israel for money, which allegedly resulted in the deaths of Americans and American agents. I consider that he has already received extraordinary clemency in that, as part of his plea deal, he was convicted of espionage rather than treason, and spared the death penalty.

    from the article: Former CIA chief urges release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard
    First published 08:25 05.07.12 | Last updated 08:25 05.07.12
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