The Hostage Business

A very telling article from many sides of a complex issue. (From the NYT Magazine

The Hostage Business

By NICHOLAS SCHMIDLE

Published: December 6, 2009

Kidnapping in the developing world is a grim byproduct of globalization, and a strange and shadowy ransom industry has grown to protect and retrieve the victims. But are all the consultants and insurers really just part of the problem?

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One Response to “The Hostage Business”

  1. The International “Hostage Business” « Security Beyond Borders™ Says:

    […] also top kidnapping hotspots. How do you stay safe in light of the growing sophistication of these economic terrorist groups of kidnappers?  Remember that the name of the game is situation awareness, just keep in mind that […]


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