"What is lacking is not law or policy," said Jason Poblete, a Washington-based lawyer who has represented U.S. citizens held hostage abroad, including current and former hostages of the Iranian regime. "It's political will to make resolution of these cases a global priority among affected stakeholders." Read the entire story at The Washington Post.
It's great to see U.S. officials continue to keep going the extra mile to secure the release of Americans of unlawfully imprisoned Americans. There are many examples, but I wrote this brief post to highlight one, American hostages in Syria. According to an exclusive report published this weekend in the Wall Street Journal, a high-ranking [...]
On March 17, 2016, Ms. Nazanin Ratcliffe, a U.K. national, traveled to Iran with her newborn baby girl, Gabriella, to visit her family and celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian new year. Close to four years later, she remains a hostage in Iran. Last week I spoke with Richard Ratcliffe, Nazanin's husband (and Gabriella's dad), who has [...]
Besides exposing this malign activity, the United States should pressure all nations who sign contracts for Cuban medical workers to cancel the contracts and not sign new contracts.
Liberty is precious and must never be taken for granted. Never allow people, governments, or organizations to meddle with liberty! When they do, hold violators to account, and take concrete steps to remove any obstacles that infringe on fundamental freedoms. For those of us who live in the United States, give thanks. Liberty is the [...]
So-called "clean energy" has a dirty secret: slave and child labor. So if you are driving a U.S. taxpayer-subsidized battery-operated car, take a close look under the hood, or wherever the battery is stored. The raw materials used to cobble together a battery may have been sourced by slaves. I posted an article on Facebook [...]