Terrorism & Security Foley captors' ransom demand revives debate over US no-pay policy (+video)

Islamic State militants had demanded millions of dollars for James Foley's release. While the US government refuses to pay ransoms to kidnappers, some European governments have done so in the past, enriching Al Qaeda and its affiliates.  

By , Staff writer

Manu Brabo/freejamesfoley.org/AP/File

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