U.S. Hostage Policy The New America Foundation hosted a discussion on U.S. hostage policy. Panelists included former FBI negotiator Gary Noesner; Debra Tice,… read more

U.S. Hostage Policy The New America Foundation hosted a discussion on U.S. hostage policy. Panelists included former FBI negotiator Gary Noesner; Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Rice; an American journalist missing in Syria since 2012; and Barack Barfi. spokesperson for the family of Steven Sotloff, an American journalist killed by *ISIS. Among the topics they addressed were whether to negotiate with hostage-takers or pay ransoms, and the challenges of returning Americans taken hostage abroad.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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  • Barak Barfi Research Fellow New America->International Security Program
  • Peter L. Bergen Vice President and Director New America->International Security Program
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Program ID:
325198-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 06, 2015 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2015 | 3:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 06, 2015 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 3:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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