In “We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages and Ransom,” author Joel Simon analyzes hostage situations involving Westerners taken from Syria. One example: American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, who were executed. Judy Woodruff sits down…
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday will release its months-long review of U.S. policy for dealing with the families of American hostages.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism - and has also raised pressure on the White House to…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A look at the lives of four men — two Western hostages and two American terror suspects — who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan.
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
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