what I do know is that it has existed since time immemorial and those who partake in such endeavours know the consequences, and it's difficult to sometimes judge what's morally right or wrong. In the past, such activity has saved lives and intelligence failure brought upon nations loss of innocent lives. But Israel recruited Pollard as you say and perhaps has to be responsible for encouraging his release or paying for his release. He admitted what he did, on behalf of Israel, was wrong by spying on its closest ally.
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