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July 5, 2012 12:13 am

Former CIA Chief on Pollard: Pretend he Isn’t Jewish and Release Him

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Jonathan Pollard.

WSJ – Regarding Martin Peretz’s “The Mendacious Movement to Free a Convicted Spy” (op-ed, June 25): I recommended against clemency for Jonathan Pollard early in the first Clinton administration when I was director of Central Intelligence, but now, nearly two decades later, I support his release. What would I say has changed? The passage of time.

When I recommended against clemency, Pollard had been in prison less than a decade. Today he has been incarcerated for over a quarter of a century under his life sentence.

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