Jim Foley

A screenshot from a video released by al Qaeda on December 4, 2014, showing captured British-American photojournalist Luke Somers.

A failed rescue attempt in Yemen may have put an American hostage at greater risk


American photojournalist Luke Somers has two days to live, if al-Qaeda in Yemen makes good on its threat to kill him. One of Somers’ friends believes that’s partially thanks to a failed rescue mission last month by US Navy SEALs that may have provoked his captors instead.

American journalist Steven Sotloff in Libya.

A friend remembers American journalist Steven Sotloff

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Journalist Jim Foley still held captive in Libya

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