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Rafi Eitan: Pollard Could be Freed this Year

Former minister Rafi Eitan, who was Jonathan Pollard's intelligence handler, said, Monday, that Pollard could be released this year from a life sentence for passing classified information from the United States to Israel. Interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio, Eitan said, "It's likely" that President Barack Obama will pardon Pollard before the elections in November.

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