US hostage recovery efforts better but can be improved: report

Published by
AFP

Washington (AFP) – The US government has improved its coordination of efforts to secure the release of Americans held hostage abroad and its engagement with their families but further measures are needed, according to a report published on Wednesday. The report was prepared by the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, named after the American freelance journalist who was abducted by the Islamic State group in Syria and murdered in August 2014. “The aim of this report is to identify the challenges that hostages, wrongful detainees and their families face, and present recommendations on how governme…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Lawyer saw no sign that software mogul McAfee would kill himself

Published by Reuters By Joan Faus BARCELONA (Reuters) ...

Archives