Wednesday, September 13, 2017

RUSI Report on Terror Ransom Payments Says Americans Are at Risk

LONDON — American hostages are at greater risk of being murdered or tortured because some European nations pay multimillion-dollar ransoms to terrorist groups, a think tank warned Tuesday.

The U.S. has a policy of not paying ransoms to banned militant organizations, a principle it has stood by through the high-profile beheadings of several Americans by ISIS.
Terrorists abuse hostages whose governments refuse to negotiate in order to raise the pressure on countries which do
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