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Could Ransom Have Saved James Foley?

 
Could Ransom Have Saved James Foley?
Posted August 21st, 2014 @ 4:04am by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser Staff

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(NEWSER) – Special forces reportedly tried to free journalist James Foley in Syria earlier this summer, but to no avail. A ransom, however, may have gotten the job done. The Islamic State, which filmed the decapitation of the 40-year-old who'd been held hostage since 2012, had demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom for his release, reports the New York Times. Next in line, they suggested in the video, is Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist for Time also being held for ransom.

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