President Obama on Hostage Negotiation Policy

President Obama spoke about changes following the completion of the Hostage Policy Review, including that the government would no longer threaten to… read more

President Obama on Hostage Negotiation Policy President Obama spoke about changes following the completion of the Hostage Policy Review, including that the government would no longer threaten to criminally prosecute families of American hostages who paid ransom to terrorist groups. The president said hostages and their families “should never feel ignored or victimized by their own government.” The new policy also included better coordination and engagement with families of hostages, the creation of a Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell, a hostage response group, and a new special presidential envoy for hostage affairs. close

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326763-2
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Roosevelt Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2015 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2015 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 24, 2015 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Jun 24, 2015 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2015 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2015 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 24, 2015 | 7:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 25, 2015 | 1:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 25, 2015 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 25, 2015 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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