AP sources: US talking with Israel on possible release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard

  • Article by: JOSEF FEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 31, 2014 - 11:40 PM

JERUSALEM — The United States is talking with Israel about releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard early from his life sentence as an incentive to the Israelis in the troubled Mideast peace negotiations, people familiar with the talks said Monday. Releasing Pollard, a thorn in U.S.-Israeli relations for three decades, would be an extraordinary step underscoring the urgency of U.S. peace efforts.

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