President Obama to change US hostage policy

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Since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, more than 80 U.S. citizens have been taken hostage overseas. The U.S. government has faced criticism over how it has handled some of these situations. Now, President Barack Obama is changing the U.S. hostage policy. CCTV America’s Jim Spellman filed this report.

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President Obama to change US hostage policy

President Obama to change US hostage policy

Since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, more than 80 U.S. citizens have been taken hostage overseas. The U.S. government has faced criticism over how it has handled some of these situations. Now, President Barack Obama is changing U.S. hostage policy.CCTV-America's Jim Spellman filed the report.


Jonah Blank on Obama’s new hostage policy
For more on Obama’s new policies, CCTV America spoke with Jonah Blank. He is a senior political scientist with the RAND Corporation.

Jonah Blank on Obama's new hostage policy

Jonah Blank on Obama's new hostage policy

For more on Obama's new policies, CCTV-America spoke with Jonah Blank. He is a senior political scientist with the RAND Corporation. For more on Obama's new policies, CCTV-America spoke with Jonah Blank. He is a senior political scientist with the RAND Corporation.