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israeli spy joatha pollard for decades a sore spot betwee the u. s. ad israel yet to walk out of priso a free ma o ovember twety first pollard's attorey tellig reuters a federal pael had rated him parole after thirty years behid bars wor strobel is followig the story for reuters is really wet dow to help well smooth thigs over somewhat joatha pollard case has bee a major thor i the u. s. israeli relatioship for thirty years %HESITATION with israeli officials so frequetly callig for his release demadig israelis i israel prime miister bejami etayahu welcomig to move the sixty year old former avy itelligece officer will have to remai i the u. s. for five years pollard was arrested i ietee eighty five ad two years later covicted of sellig atioal defese , to israel , there's a great huge emotios o both sides his supporters argue that he was give harsh treatmet , ad a harsh setece because he applied for a ally israel miimize impact puch more because of that , o their members i the u. s. itelligece commuity professioal u. s. spies who felt that he should serve out his full setece the secret so you official described is very very importat very highly classified ad very damagig to uited states , the move comes as u. s. israeli ties have bee drive to a ew with low by the iraqi uclear deal that etayahu was codemed it eveig aroud path to a bomb pollard's attorey said his relief had othig to do with recet evets i the middle east , but the u. s. hopig it will ease the strai betwee the u. s. ad its close mideast ally