My life is in your hands, Mr. President. If you accept the demands, I live; if you don’t accept the demands, then I die.American al-Qaeda hostage Warren Weinstein • Speaking in a video directed towards President Obama, in which the terror group demands a halt to airstrikes in multiple countries and al-Qaeda and Taliban prisoner releases. ”It’s important you accept the demands and act quickly and don’t delay,” Weinstein claims. “There’ll be no benefit in delaying, it will just make things more difficult for me.” It seems likely that Weinstein didn’t write these words.
Are you all willing to condemn Ronald Reagan for trading weapons [to Iran] for hostages? We all know that was done.
Ron Paul, challenging Michele Bachmann’s assertion that America cannot negotiate for hostages with terrorists. Obviously, Iran is a state rather than an assemblage of terrorists, which was the retort his comment drew, but it does highlight the lack of nuance being expressed in this conversation.
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