Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

November 21, 1985, was a remarkable day. FBI agents arrested a civilian terrorism analyst working for the US Navy, Jonathan Jay Pollard, outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, where he had gone seeking political asylum. Six days later, Pollard was arraigned in federal district court on several counts of espionage against the United States as a paid agent for the government of Israel.

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How to cite this article:

Jeff McConnell "Israeli Spies in the US," Middle East Report 138 (January/February 1986).