Guiora Comments on Woman Held By Jordan Has Close Ties To Islamic State

Amos_Guiora_cagfyxProfessor Amos Guiora was quoted on the January 29, 2015 edition of NPR’s Morning Edition. The discussion was focused on the ISIS hostage exchange.

Jordan has indicated that it is willing to swap a convicted terrorist for a Jordanian pilot held captive by the so-called Islamic State. The terrorist is a woman named Sajida al-Rishawi. She and her husband conducted a suicide attack at a Jordanian hotel. Her belt did not detonate but dozens of people were killed. ISIS has demanded her release in part because she has longstanding ties to the group.

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