'The bait was dangled, and the fish bit.' This omits one question -- why was the bait dangled? The FBI doesn't just go around trying to entrap everyone who has a security clearance. I'll grant there's no clear evidence of much of anything -- but there was SOMETHING behind this. As I suggested, it may well be that Israel herself reported an overture from this guy -- but there's something behind all this.
Saudi Arabian king cuts France trip short after beach controversy (Reuters)
from the article: U.S. arrests ex-NASA scientist over bid to spy for Israel