Analysis || The 'Prisoner X' affair was a catastrophe for Israel, and must be investigated
Ben Zygier was offered a plea bargain involving prolonged imprisonment. His wife and attorneys advised him to take the deal and avoid a trial, but he hesitated. People who commit severe treason and espionage are not offered plea bargains.
The case of Prisoner X – or Ben Zygier-Alon-Allen-Burrows – is raising a storm from here to Australia, and rightly so. This is not an affair, it's a catastrophe.
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