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Pollard as hostage

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Submitted by Neville (Australia), Feb 24, 2014 at 02:55

Viewing the Pollard travesty in the context of the case of Gilad Shalit convinces me of Pollard's "hostage value to this administration. Sadly, the conclusion you draw is the only correct one. Sadder still, his "price" is only pushed higher by public outcry, protests, and lobbying efforts with regard to this US administration.

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