Tag: hostage

National Security On 9/11, different pictures of national security, Politico Face of Defense: Military, Civilian Responders Provide Aid in Hermine’s Aftermath, DoD News U.S. Gets Ready to Assist Offensive to Retake Key Iraqi City From Islamic State, The Wall Street Journal U.S. Rescue Attempt in Afghanistan Missed Western Hostages by Hours, The New York Times […]

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President Obama announced the completion of the review of U.S. hostage policy on June 24. The President also announced the creation of an interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell aimed at improving how the government develops hostage recovery plans…

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On June 11, Army Special Forces Lt. Col. Jason Amerine spoke before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, testifying that a “dysfunctional” U.S. bureaucracy is the primary cause of failure in returning U.S. hostages…

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Officials recently announced that an interagency review of U.S. hostage policy will be completed this spring. Possible changes to the U.S. hostage policy include the creation of a fusion cell dedicated to recovering American hostages…

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Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) recently introduced a bill that calls for greater government-wide coordination in U.S. hostage cases. The bill has already gained the support of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter…

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This week it was announced that President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. policy concerning American hostages held overseas. The proposed review will focus on several areas related to hostage cases…

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