Police chief beheaded.
“They wanted to underline impunity, that they can act with impunity.”
“You’d have to go back a long way for this kind of wholesale diplomatic meltdown.”
Seven years ahead of schedule.
Did it go to the bad Iranians or the REALLY bad Iranians?
The fruits of paying ransom.
“This was Iran’s money.”
It’s the lies, stupid.
“there was concern the Iranians probably did consider it a ransom payment…”
The horror show continues
“ISIS’ Amaq News Agency later reported that ISIS fighters carried out the attack.”
Hope and change.
World standing downgrade
Nuclear option next?
But “the US will not offer concessions,” including “ransoms.”
“In a word … ‘no’.”
Live statement from Obama at 10 am.
Money or blood
“What does this do to how we’re perceived?”
The face of the “Caliphate.”
“Very specific information was available as early as mid-March.”
You kill ours, we kill ALL of yours
Which hostage will get freed — if any?
“innovative and non-traditional solutions”
“Jim believed ’til the end that his country would come to their aid.”
“… and what kindness they have in their hearts.”
What other options are there?
Mayor of Kharkiv shot in the back.
Because vetoes are so passé.
“It’s kind of like Jimmy Carter all over again.”
20 escaped, including Americans.
This is why we can’t have nice things
“six civilians and one police officer were injured”