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US Pentagon scientist arrested for 'agreeing to be Israeli spy'
Jerusalem Post ^ | 10-19-09

Posted on 10/19/2009 3:51:46 PM PDT by SJackson

A scientist who worked for the US Defense Department, a White House space counsel and other agencies was arrested Monday on espionage charges.

Department said Stewart David Nozette, 52, of suburban Chevy Chase, Maryland, was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to communicate, deliver and transmit classified information to an individual he believed to be an Israeli intelligence officer.

The complaint does not allege that the government of Israel or anyone acting on its behalf violated US law.

Nozette was arrested Monday by FBI agents. He is expected to make his initial appearance in federal court in Washington on Tuesday.

In an affidavit supporting the complaint that was unsealed Monday, FBI agent Leslie Martell said that on September 3, Nozette received a telephone call from an individual purporting to be an Israeli intelligence officer. The caller was an undercover FBI agent.

Nozette agreed to meet with the agent later that day at a hotel in Washington and in the subsequent meeting the two discussed Nozette's willingness to work for Israeli intelligence.

Nozette allegedly informed the agent that he had, in the past, held top security clearances and had access to US satellite information, the affidavit said.

Nozette also was alleged to have said he would be willing to answer questions about this information in exchange for money. The affidavit said the agent explained that the Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad, would arrange for a communication system so Nozette could pass on information in a post office box.

Nozette agreed to provide regular, continuing information and asked for an Israeli passport, the government alleged.


TOPICS: Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: entrapment; espionage; frame; frameup; israel; israelispying; israelspy; jonathanpollard; notagain; setup; spy
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1 posted on 10/19/2009 3:51:50 PM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

I see Barry has been reading “How to Slander the Mossad in 10 Easy Steps”.


2 posted on 10/19/2009 3:58:50 PM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: OldDeckHand

No spying was even done....More BS from 0bama administration


3 posted on 10/19/2009 4:00:48 PM PDT by dennisw (Ir's not the Wheel, It's the Carousel)
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To: SJackson

Now the Obama Justice Dept. wouldn’t be doing this just to embarass Israel, would they?


4 posted on 10/19/2009 4:01:02 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: SJackson

Anything to turn the American people against Israel.. IMHO.. Not going to work..


5 posted on 10/19/2009 4:01:02 PM PDT by VairyAngel (PRAYING FOR AMERICAS FREEDOM FROM THE TYRANT)
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To: SJackson

Israel is the new enemy. The Muslims are our new friends.

Down is up, right is left . . . .

And Obama is a natural born American.


6 posted on 10/19/2009 4:02:39 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SJackson

What a great arrangement...we send them billions of dollars of our hard-earned tax dollars each year...they turn around and use the money to spy on us...and nobody complains.


7 posted on 10/19/2009 4:03:49 PM PDT by northwinds
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To: Cicero
“FBI agent Leslie Martell said that on September 3, Nozette received a telephone call from an individual purporting to be an Israeli intelligence officer. The caller was an undercover FBI agent.”

Isn't that entrapment?

8 posted on 10/19/2009 4:07:22 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: northwinds
What a great arrangement...we send them billions of dollars of our hard-earned tax dollars each year...they turn around and use the money to spy on us...and nobody complains.

Third sentence:

"The complaint does not allege that the government of Israel or anyone acting on its behalf violated US law."

9 posted on 10/19/2009 4:09:37 PM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: SJackson
What ever happened to John Huang?

Will this guy be so lucky?

10 posted on 10/19/2009 4:12:26 PM PDT by BARLF
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To: SJackson; All
>Nozette also was alleged to have said he would be willing to answer questions about this information in exchange for money.

No need to make excuses for this traitor.

Throw him in a rat infested cage with Pollard, Big Bubba, and 'Tiny' Leroy, until he dies of old age. And make sure he can't suicide his way out early.

11 posted on 10/19/2009 4:14:58 PM PDT by Palin Republic (Palin - Bachmann 2012 : Girl Power!)
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To: MPJackal

Isn’t that entrapment?...No. Unless the FBI agent was asked “are you an FBI agent?” For instance, a bar owner sees what is obviously a drunk patron and the drunk asks for another drink. If he asks him are you a liquor agent and the guy says “No.” the bartender serves him, and then is thus arrested for selling to an obviously intoxicated person, he has a case of entrapment.


12 posted on 10/19/2009 4:15:13 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: northwinds
"What a great arrangement...we send them billions of dollars of our hard-earned tax dollars each year...they turn around and use the money to spy on us...and nobody complains."
The problem began when we started giving equal amounts of $upport to the islami-nazi countries. Also I believe that Israel probably feels that they need more info on things than we're giving because if the US Gov't fails to defend Israel then it's up to Israel to save itself. I know one thing: Israel isn't going to use the info they get, through spying, back on us. I'd rather have Israel spying on us than China-North Korea-Russia.
13 posted on 10/19/2009 4:15:53 PM PDT by brent13a (You're a Great American! NO you're a Great American! NO NO NO YOU'RE a Great American! Nooo.....WTF?)
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To: Palin Republic
Throw him in a rat infested cage with Pollard, Big Bubba, and 'Tiny' Leroy, until he dies of old age. And make sure he can't suicide his way out early.

No need for a trial comrade! Just put him against a wall and shoot him!

Barack Hussein Obama would be proud of you!

Mmmm, mmmm, mmmm!

14 posted on 10/19/2009 4:20:25 PM PDT by airborne (The Tree of Liberty must, from time to time, be fed with the blood of tyrants and patriots!)
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To: airborne

“No need for a trial comrade!”

no, that’s for al qaeda and other people that actually want to kill Americans.


15 posted on 10/19/2009 4:22:44 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Fiscal conservatism without social conservatism is dead.)
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To: northwinds
"What a great arrangement...we send them billions of dollars of our hard-earned tax dollars each year...they turn around and use the money to spy on us...and nobody complains."

Did you read the same article the rest of the responding FREEPERS did?

It was NOT an Israeli Agent he met with but an FBI Agent. The Israeli Government is not alleged to be involved in this.

And what exactly do you mean by 'we send them' and 'they turn around'? Got a problem with JEWS, BOY YOO?

Your wind seems to be coming from where the Sun doesn't shine!

16 posted on 10/19/2009 4:22:44 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: brent13a

It is generally understood that other countries have spies working in the United States. They are trying to get specific secret or top secret information about the US. The ChiComs do it aggressively. Russia does it aggressively. Israel in particularly aggressive and they share (for their own purposes) secret information with certain other countries.

A US citizen with a secret or higher clearance that will sell our nations technical secrets for money should be put where they will never again see the light of day. They are lower that whale dung and that is found at the bottom of the ocean. When such information in compromised, our overseas agents may be immediately killed or disappear never to be seen again. The US must take counter actions which cost millions of dollars and thousands of technical man hours of labor when such info gets into the wrong hands.


17 posted on 10/19/2009 4:25:59 PM PDT by Citizen Tom Paine
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To: wmileo

Like Jonathan Pollard never happened.

Right.


18 posted on 10/19/2009 4:27:33 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: wmileo

Like Jonathan Pollard, and many other Israeli spies, never happened.

Right.


19 posted on 10/19/2009 4:28:37 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: wmileo; northwinds

>And what exactly do you mean by ‘we send them’ and ‘they turn around’?

I think it’s obvious that in this context “we” means the USA, and “they” means Israel.

Got a problem with PRONOUNS, BOY YOO?


20 posted on 10/19/2009 4:34:55 PM PDT by Palin Republic (Palin - Bachmann 2012 : Girl Power!)
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To: Citizen Tom Paine

And yet, Obama, HR Clinton, and the rest of them are going to open up all of our military nuclear facilities to the Russians (and ultimately the Chinese, cuz once the ruskies know it’s only a matter of time before the info gets disseminated to all of our “friends”) for them to go over with a fine-toothed comb.
Hell, why even have secrets anymore? Just give them away openly!


21 posted on 10/19/2009 4:39:31 PM PDT by brent13a (You're a Great American! NO you're a Great American! NO NO NO YOU'RE a Great American! Nooo.....WTF?)
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To: canuck_conservative; northwinds
"Like Jonathan Pollard, and many other Israeli spies, never happened."

I got the message the first time.

You won't find a supporter of Johnathan Pollard here. He was actually working with the Israelis and his crime has been punished. He will never get out unlike the Terrorist let go by the Clinton Administration.

I just did not like the way northwinds phrased his response. It had a ring of antisemitism and I called him on it.

22 posted on 10/19/2009 4:46:00 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: Palin Republic; northwinds
"Got a problem with PRONOUNS, BOY YOO?"

Just JEW HATING Miscreants.

23 posted on 10/19/2009 4:49:34 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: OldDeckHand; dennisw; Nachum; VairyAngel; Cicero; airborne

If the accounts are true, then this man is a vile traitor, willing to sell his country out to the highest bidder. He should be given a fair trial, and then boiled in oil. Since it would be a great waste to let a good pot of boiling oil go to waste, I would favor pushing all of you in turn. I volunteer to be the pusher.


24 posted on 10/19/2009 4:53:54 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: wmileo; northwinds

I don’t understand the link between using pronouns and you throwing a hissy fit.


25 posted on 10/19/2009 4:54:39 PM PDT by Palin Republic (Palin - Bachmann 2012 : Girl Power!)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
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If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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26 posted on 10/19/2009 4:55:16 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: centurion316

Go see a psychiatrist... Preferably a Jewish one


27 posted on 10/19/2009 4:55:29 PM PDT by dennisw (Ir's not the Wheel, It's the Carousel)
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To: wmileo; canuck_conservative; northwinds

>I just did not like the way northwinds phrased his response.

Oh I see; I’m dealing with an Abe Foxman race hustler type.

The Phrasing Police have arrived, watch out!


28 posted on 10/19/2009 4:57:58 PM PDT by Palin Republic (Palin - Bachmann 2012 : Girl Power!)
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To: northwinds

This has nothing to do with Israel.


29 posted on 10/19/2009 5:00:55 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: centurion316

Any time you feel like coming to kill me, better come well armed asshole!


30 posted on 10/19/2009 5:01:42 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: dennisw

Have you ever known a traitor? Have you ever had one who worked for you? I can answer yes to both questions. Most traitors don’t care if you are a Jew, a Communist, Al Qaida, or the Andrews Sisters. They will sell out their country in order to feed their pathological egos, their hatred for their country and for the institution that has placed them in a position of trust.

These people are scum. And any who support them, for whatever delusional reason, are no different.


31 posted on 10/19/2009 5:03:34 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: SJackson
Interesting, this guy sent a lot (in my world) of campaign donations to (R) candidates in past election cycles.

Don't know what it means, if anything at all, with this sting arrest; but makes me go "hmmmmm."

32 posted on 10/19/2009 5:04:44 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO)
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To: centurion316

Go ahead...name the traitor.... you can drop names around here

If you had bothered to read the article you will find that no spying was ever done. The man was entrapped


33 posted on 10/19/2009 5:06:26 PM PDT by dennisw (Ir's not the Wheel, It's the Carousel)
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To: Palin Republic
"I don’t understand the link between using pronouns and you throwing a hissy fit."

You don't understand? I will bet both Palin and Bachmann do.

Perhaps your ticket is really Wright-Farrakhan!

34 posted on 10/19/2009 5:08:00 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: Palin Republic
"The Phrasing Police have arrived, watch out!"

You sound more like Joe Biden!

35 posted on 10/19/2009 5:11:56 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: airborne

You might want to reconsider what kinds of scum you defend. If you really think that this sub-human slime is worthy of your support, then I stand by my remarks.

If, on the otherhand, you acknowledge that you were attacking those who are today running the country and not defending this low life, then I will withdraw my remarks in your case and we can stand together arm in arm as Devil in Baggy Pants brothers.


36 posted on 10/19/2009 5:12:46 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: onemiddleamerican
Interesting, this guy sent a lot (in my world) of campaign donations to (R) candidates in past election cycles....Don't know what it means, if anything at all, with this sting arrest; but makes me go "hmmmmm."

For whatever reason they targeted him, he bit, so it doesn't matter.

37 posted on 10/19/2009 5:13:19 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: dennisw

The traitor was Clyde Conrad. And this scum deserves the same fate, as do you.


38 posted on 10/19/2009 5:14:44 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: dennisw
If you had bothered to read the article you will find that no spying was ever done. The man was entrapped

His attorney can make that arguement, but it's irrelevant, he's a traitor in the common rather than legal usage of the term. Hope he gets a great defense, and if guilty enjoys prison.

39 posted on 10/19/2009 5:15:13 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: centurion316
They will sell out their country in order to feed their pathological egos, their hatred for their country and for the institution that has placed them in a position of trust.

You left out money and sex.

40 posted on 10/19/2009 5:16:19 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: SJackson

So, it’s okay for some countries to recruit Americans to spy on their own government and give away secrets?


41 posted on 10/19/2009 5:16:26 PM PDT by rabidralph (http://www.thealaskafundtrust.com/ http://www.sarahpac.com)
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To: centurion316

I don’t stand with anyone who tries and convicts a man summarily.

That’s not what I fought for. That’s not what I fight for.

And you can’t “withdraw” a threat.


42 posted on 10/19/2009 5:17:05 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: SJackson

You are right, but money and sex are usually just the way they keep score, the ego and the arrogance are the main thing.


43 posted on 10/19/2009 5:18:35 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: rabidralph
So, it’s okay for some countries to recruit Americans to spy on their own government and give away secrets?

For the FBI to recruit Americans to spy on their own country, sure, that's how you catch them.

44 posted on 10/19/2009 5:20:01 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: airborne

Good for you, scum like him need all the help they can get.


45 posted on 10/19/2009 5:21:22 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: dennisw
>The man was entrapped

Good luck using that excuse in Court. I'm sure everybody will get a good laugh out of it.

Don't do the crime if you can't do the time, and


46 posted on 10/19/2009 5:22:16 PM PDT by Palin Republic (Palin - Bachmann 2012 : Girl Power!)
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To: SJackson
His attorney can make that argument, but it's irrelevant, he's a traitor in the common rather than legal usage of the term. Hope he gets a great defense, and if guilty enjoys prison.

And if/when he is tried and convicted, I'll be cheering with the rest.

But I won't be part of a lynch mob.

47 posted on 10/19/2009 5:22:19 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: centurion316
"And this scum deserves the same fate, as do you."

You talk too much for a real fighting man. Stick to video games!

48 posted on 10/19/2009 5:23:13 PM PDT by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: onemiddleamerican

Should also have noted I read a handful of other articles before posting this one, and they all seem to focus on his “agreement” to “spy”. If that’s all there is, you could well be right that there’s reason to go “hmmmmm”. I have to assume he did something, passed documents, received funds, some actual violation.


49 posted on 10/19/2009 5:23:59 PM PDT by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: centurion316

And Obama has plenty of people like you, but he’ll gladly take one more.


50 posted on 10/19/2009 5:24:07 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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