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Outrage over US Spying Reignites calls for Pollard’s Freedom

Outrage over US Spying Reignites calls for Pollard’s Freedom

by Avi Yellin The revelations of the United States spying on Israeli leaders has evoked angry reactions from top political figures who are now seizing on the moment to demand that Washington release "Prisoner of Zion" Jonathan Pollard, the former US Naval intelligence analyst currently serving a life sentence for passing classified information [...]

Eitan: US Said Pollard Would Serve Only 10 Years

Eitan: US Said Pollard Would Serve Only 10 Years

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Former cabinet minister Rafi Eitan, who was the intelligence officer who operated Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard in the mid-1980s, revealed Monday that he incriminated him because he was told Pollard would serve no more than 10 years in prison. Pollard was a United States Naval intelligence analyst who, in the early [...]

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

Secret Budget Reveals US Spying on Israel

by Avi Yellin The Washington Post has revealed a collection of clauses from the United States government's top secret $52.6 billion "black budget," meant to finance the special operations of the intelligence services, including operations against the State of Israel. The 178-page budget summary for the National Intelligence Program, which [...]

WikiLeaks to Drop Nearly 2 Million New Documents

WikiLeaks to Drop Nearly 2 Million New Documents

by Naama Ben-Yaakov WikiLeaks website founder Julian Assange has revealed that his site is set to publish more than 1.7 million United States diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s. WikiLeaks has collected a variety of records including cables, intelligence reports and congressional correspondence and is releasing them in [...]

Pollard Vigil to Greet Kerry in Jerusalem

Pollard Vigil to Greet Kerry in Jerusalem

by Eitam Abadi Activists calling for the release of Prisoner of Zion Jonathan Pollard will hold a protest vigil outside the King David Hotel in Jerusalem where American Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to stay Monday night. The activists will hold signs calling for Kerry to persuade United States President Barack Obama to commute [...]

Hunger Strike for Pollard Going Strong

Hunger Strike for Pollard Going Strong

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Over one week after beginning a one-man hunger strike under Jerusalem’s Bridge of Strings to free Prisoner of Zion Jonathan Pollard, Michael Foa remains resilient and has been joined by a second striker. Pollard was a United States Naval intelligence analyst who, in the early 1980s, discovered information that Syria, [...]

Ramallah Activists Protest Obama Visit

Ramallah Activists Protest Obama Visit

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Thousands of Palestinians gathered Wednesday in the center of Ramallah to protest against United States President Barack Obama's planned visit to the city. Activists vowed to step up their protests against Obama on Thursday and Friday. American-trained security forces loyal to the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority are [...]

Thousands Rally to Demand Pollard’s Freedom

Thousands Rally to Demand Pollard’s Freedom

by Eitam Abadi Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside President Shimon Peres's official residence on Tuesday, calling upon him to persuade United States President Barack Obama to commute the life sentence of Prisoner of Zion Jonathan Pollard. Pollard was a US Naval intelligence analyst who, in the early 1980s, discovered information that [...]

CIA Collecting Intel on Syrian Rebels

CIA Collecting Intel on Syrian Rebels

by Mahmoud Abu Ghosh Concerned with the deteriorating situation in war-torn Syria, the United States has begun to collect intelligence on Muslim elements that joined rebel forces fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, for possible targeted drone strikes in the near future, the LA Times quoted US officials as saying on Friday. The [...]

Obama Appoints New Mid-East Coordinator

Obama Appoints New Mid-East Coordinator

by Sagit Levi United States President Barack Obama has appointed a new coordinator to run point for American interests in the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf, the White House announced on Saturday. Philip Gordon, a veteran foreign policy expert, is scheduled to take his new post on March 11 and fills a key position after the [...]

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