ISIS Demands $200 Million for Japanese Hostages

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Last week in Cairo, Japan's Prime Minister Abe pledged about $200 million to countries battling ISIS, the so-called "Islamic State." Today, ISIS released a video threatening the lives of two Japanese hostages — demanding a ransom of $200 million. Aaron Zelin is a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

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Aaron Zelin - Washington Institute for New East Policy - @azelin

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Warren Olney

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