Before Killing James Foley, ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S.Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|ISIS pressed the United States to provide a multimillion-dollar ransom for James Foley's release. The United States -- unlike several European countries that have funneled millions to the terror group to spare the lives of their citizens -- refused to pay. The issue of how to deal with ISIS, which like many terror groups now routinely trades captives for large cash payments, is acute for the Obama administration because Foley was not the lone American in its custody. ISIS is threatening to kill at least three others it holds if its demands remain unmet.|
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