VIDEO: How Jonathan Pollard was caught

The 21-year-old internal briefing video produced by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, to encourage U.S. government employees to lose their inhibitions about reporting a colleague for exhibiting suspicious behavior, was released under the Freedom of Information Act.

By Eli Leon and Israel Hayom Staff

 

 

The following video depicts the events leading to the capture of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in 1985. The internal briefing video, which was made 21 years ago, was produced by the Threat Countermeasures Branch of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency and released under the Freedom of Information Act on June 25, 2012 to the IRmep Center for Policy and Law Enforcement.

Actors playing "Susan" and Pollard. - Photo: Youtube

It was made to encourage U.S. government employees to lose their inhibitions about reporting a colleague for exhibiting suspicious behavior. In the video, “Susan” observes Pollard’s suspicious activities and deliberates with herself how to act. She says in the video that “Everyone got along with Pollard, he was well liked,” and only after she noticed that he was removing classified documents from the office did she report him to her superiors.

View original Israel Hayom publication at: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=4909

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