Selling Secrets

The FBI nabs two more spies

With his wife in the car beside him, Navy Counterintelligence Analyst Jonathan Pollard drove into the Israeli embassy compound in Washington one day last week, apparently hoping to be granted political asylum. But the Pollards were intercepted by Israeli officials and promptly escorted back outside the gate, where waiting FBI agents arrested him. The charge: espionage. U.S. officials said Pollard, 31, had confessed to receiving nearly $50,000 over the past year and a half for selling classified military information, some of it top secret, to the Israeli government. He may also have sold secrets to Pakistan.

At week's end the FBI...

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