Video: Hostage Warren Weinstein
SLAMABAD (Reuters) - A U.S. development worker kidnapped in Pakistan by al Qaeda two years ago appealed to President Barack Obama to intervene and help negotiate his release, in a video released on Thursday. In a 13-minute clip issued by al Qaeda's media wing and posted on several news websites, Warren Weinstein, 72, looked gaunt and tired.The video is here, thanks to Jeenyus.
Posted by: Birbal Dhar at December 26, 2013 09:48 AM
Posted by: Howie at December 26, 2013 10:00 AM
Posted by: Birbal Dhar at December 26, 2013 11:36 AM
Posted by: Birbal Dhar at December 26, 2013 11:42 AM
I hope he makes it out but how much is it going to cost? I can see some terrorist who will kill again and again being traded for him. Someone isn't thinking.
Posted by: Greyrooster at December 26, 2013 10:53 PM
Posted by: Howie at December 27, 2013 08:37 AM
America cannot and must not negotiate hostage situations. If it did more captives would be taken before the ransom was paid.
Nuff said but I still think it was stupid.
Doesn't matter who he was working for. He shouldn't have been there.
Posted by: Greyrooster at December 27, 2013 08:17 PM
I agree, Greyrooster.
I mean - a *Jewish-American* working there?
To be THAT stupid, you've GOT to be a Democrat supporter.
I hope he gets out but I find it almost impossible to have any sympathy for someone who is *this stupid*.
Posted by: Shadowman at December 29, 2013 04:34 AM
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