Transcript for The Long Process Of Communicating With Terrorists
We receive the first female from the kidnappers. The Foley family and global post. In November of -- thirteen and they weren't very frequent communicators. But the word there was communication and they established. And decisively for us. That they were holding Jim Foley that was a milestone moment. And then they stopped communicating. Until very recently. We responded to it. And pleaded. -- them. Not to take that action from explained. That Jim was an innocent journalist that he cared deeply for the Syrian people. That he was not a representative of the United States government and could not be held responsible for the bombing campaign. Clearly they didn't listen to us. -- I've talked to. State Department. At high levels -- they've showed great compassion and concern. Exactly what they did it is probably classified. And they would not be able to share.
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