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U.S. Analyst Suspected as Israeli Spy Larry Franklin, a senior Pentagon analyst dealing with Middle East affairs, remains under suspicion of sharing sensitive information about Iran with Israeli agents. Sources have identified him as the man being investigated by the FBI for passing classified secrets to Israel. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports. Editor's Note: Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard did not serve as a Naval intelligence officer. He worked for the U.S. Navy as a civilian analyst.