Rory Carroll tells his own story of his kidnap in Sadyr City, Iraq in his current paper, the Guardian. It seems that prompt action and directly lobbying may have taken him out of the ‘hostage system’ before he was in too deep to be gotten out. Nice, calm and collected writing.
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