He's a person. He was a spy. He lives in jail. What else should matter so much about him? If he has done his term, he's free. If he hasn't, he remains in jail. President Peres is entitled to ask for his release. President Obama is entitled to deny it. End of story.
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from the article: White House rejects President Peres’ plea to release Pollard