Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard released from U.S. prison

November 20, 2015 5:20 PM

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Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was released from prison early Friday, culminating an extraordinary espionage case that complicated American-Israeli relations for 30 years and became a periodic bargaining chip between between two allies.

The former Navy intelligence analyst was arrested Nov. 21, 1985 after unsuccessfully trying to get asylum at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C.

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