Hostage Situations

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Torture for the hostage-taker?

Will Michael Chasse, the inmate who allegedly held two people hostage on June 30 at the Maine State Prison, now be tortured by Governor John Baldacci’s administration?
Prison watch
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 09, 2008

Terror incognita

No one will know what Danny Pearl felt as he was kidnapped, held prisoner, and beheaded by jihadist fanatics.
Winterbottom, Jolie lose Heart
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 20, 2007

Iran, Mormons, and the bottle

Emissaries of Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan allegedly work behind the scenes with Iran to derail Democrat Jimmy Carter’s negotiations to free US hostages held in that country.
Great October surprises of yore
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 04, 2006