The Pollard Question

Robert talks with Walter Pincus, a writer for the Washington Post, about how the case of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard became a last minute sticking point in the Wye meetings. Pollard went to federal prison in the 1980s for selling thousands of classified documents to Israel. As a last minute condition for their signing the Wye agreement, Israel reportedly asked the United States to release Pollard and grant him passage to Israel.



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