Tag : the Pentagon
title : Obama Administration to Hostages’ Families: No More Criminal Prosecutions for Paying Ransom
summary : White House officials announced on Tuesday that relatives of U.S. citizens abducted by terrorists and other criminal groups will be allowed to engage in private ransom negotiations without the threat of criminal prosecution. However, the U.S. government’s own policy of not paying ransom to terrorists would continue.
date : Jun 24, 2015 11:36 AM EDT