His freedom has been a cause celebre for many Israelis and their American supporters for decades: Jonathan Pollard, the former US Navy analyst and convicted traitor. Now, as Secretary of State John F. Kerry prepares to return Wednesday to Jerusalem to revive peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, Pollard’s confinement has been thrust center stage in the brinksmanship over how many more suspected terrorists should be freed by Israel as a gesture of good will—and what it should get in return. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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