August 26, 2014

Why al-Qaeda Released a U.S. Hostage

Thomas Joscelyn, Weekly Standard

The Associated Press

This difference in tactics can also be seen in how al Qaeda is handling the case of Warren Weinstein, an American who was kidnapped by al Qaeda and its allies in Pakistan in 2011.

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