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.
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