Pollard was paid thousands of dollars to spy for israel, and routinely passed classified documents to the israeli government he pleaded guilty to the charges his wife also served jail time for her involvement. Background according to this document: “this study, undertaken by the foreign denial and deception analysis committee (ddac) at the direction of the director of central intelligence, is one of two assessments of damage undertaken as a result of jonathan pollard’s espionage on behalf of israel during 1984-1985, which are being issued almost simultaneously. Recently released on parole, jonathan pollard was convicted of spying for israel in 1986, after he was caught smuggling military documents. Sixty-one-year-old jonathan pollard was released from prison friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for israel.
Tel aviv — on tuesday, the united states announced that it would release jonathan j pollard, an american convicted of spying for israel, in what many observers believe is an effort to mute the. Analysis of jonathan pollard's espionage episode analysis of jonathan pollard's espionage episode 790 words jan 16th, 2018 3 pages this particular case is one of the most divisive events in recent us espionage history the fact that pollard was a spy for an ally of the us and that israel abnegated him once he got caught generated much. Jonathan pollard was an intelligence analyst, something that would not make a person famous, but his actions while working for the naval investigative service (nis) bought him national and international recognition in the wrong manner. Jerusalem - convicted spy jonathan pollard had an escape plan in place for him to flee to israel but bungled it by seeking asylum at the israeli embassy in washington instead, his former israeli handler said in an interview aired monday pollard was a civilian intelligence analyst for the us navy when he gave israel thousands of classified documents, the extent of which has never been fully.
The history of the jonathan pollard spy case usually breaks down to the views of the person doing the analysis if one holds favorable sentiments for israel, sympathy towards pollard usually surfaces contrary if one maintains an abiding loyalty towards the united states, the facts of the spying. March 4, 1987 jonathan pollard (shown in the photo) is sentenced to life in prison for espionage pollard, a naval investigative service analyst, spied for israel in 1984 and 1985, providing israel with nuclear, military and technical information on the arab states, pakistan, and the soviet union. Washington — jonathan pollard, the former naval intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from.
Pollard was a wannabe spy and a mercenary who ended up duping israel into buying documents from him - the largest amount of us documents ever given to a foreign government he did this for financial compensation. The obama administration is preparing to release jonathan pollard, a former us navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for israel in 1985 and sentenced to life in federal prison two years later. Pollard had been working as a research analyst in the threat analysis division of the navy's field operations intelligence office, in the office's anti-terrorist alert center, when he was. In general, however, the government has agreed to represent that the information mr pollard has provided is of considerable value to the government's damage assessment analysis, its investigation of this criminal case, and the enforcement of the espionage laws. Jonathan pollard is a texas native who graduated from stanford in 1976 he applied for a job with the cia in 1979 but was rejected in part for his history of smoking marijuana.
About jonathan pollard sentence & imprisonment on november 19, 2015, jonathan pollard was released from prison after serving 30 years of a life sentence for his activities on behalf of israel the median sentence for the offense pollard committed - one count of passing classified information to an ally - is 2 to 4 years. Pollard was paroled from prison in november 2015, after serving 30 years of a life sentence for spying for an ally former spy says i just want to go home. (jonathan finer, bush trip revives israeli push for pardon of spy, washington post, 15 jan 2008, a9) and at the end of bush's term, pollard requested commutation of his sentence and at the end of bush's term, pollard requested commutation of his sentence. Press coverage of the jonathan pollard spy case, the article demonstrates that the press turns espionage into a phenomenon upholding fundamental american beliefs in openness, sincerity, and straightforwardness.
The case of jonathan jay pollard (b 1954), convicted of espionage on behalf of israel in 1986 and given a life sentence as a result, has been raised repeatedly by the israeli government in an effort to obtain his release. Jonathan pollard, convicted spy for israel, will be released in november finally, the shameful episode of american jews asking for his release can end. The international spy museum, a 501(c)(3) private non-profit, operates completely independent of tax money or government funding your admission fee supports the museum’s research, exhibitions, and educational programming. Jonathan jay pollard (born august 7, 1954) is a former intelligence analyst for the united states government in 1987, as part of a plea agreement, pollard pleaded guilty to spying for and providing top-secret classified information to israelhe was sentenced to life in prison for violations of the espionage act pollard is the only american who has received a life sentence for passing.
Jonathan pollard: israel's prolific american spy the united states has jailed spies before, but none quite like jonathan jay pollard the one-time civilian intelligence analyst is the only person. Jonathan pollard, the spy who came in from the street aipac staffers sent jonathan pollard packing in 1981, but in 1984 israel's leaders eagerly welcomed him in the american spy for israel is due to be released friday after serving 30 years in us prison. Former navy intelligence analyst jonathan jay pollard delivered over 800 highly classified documents to the israeli government over a 17-month period.