Meet the American Hostages

Sunday, December 8, 2013
The Daily Beast has a feature this weekend (below) on American hostages being held by the world's rogue regimes:

(Note: We have omitted North Korea's Merrill Newman, who was unconditionally released by North Korea over the weekend.)

Americans Locked Up Abroad: Who They Are, What They Did

On the fourth anniversary of his imprisonment in Cuba, American Alan Gross wrote a desperate letter to President Obama. But a wider look at the many U.S. citizens detained abroad shows just how difficult it can be to negotiate their release.