FILE PHOTO OF JONATHAN POLLARD CONVICTED OF SPYING FOR ISRAEL

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Hero to some, villain to others, convicted spy Jonathan Pollard could soon be released by the US in an attempt to kick-start the stalled Middle East peace process. As an American-Jew-turned-Israeli-citizen found guilty of passing classified documents to Israel for cash, Pollard is a divisive figure. But he is now the man whose release many hope will lead to movement toward a solution to one of the world’s most intractable conflicts. So who is he? Jspace offers you seven key facts about Jonathan Pollard.

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