• A top White House counterterrorism official reportedly met with the Assad regime in Syria for US hostage talks

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Austin Tice, a freelance journalist and former Marine went missing in Syria in 2012 and has not been heard from since.
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    A top White House official met with the Assad regime in Syria recently to negotiate the release of US hostages, according to Trump administration officials and others, the Wall Street Journal Reported.
    The secret meetings represent the first time such a high-level US official has met with the Assad regime in Syria in more than a decade.
    The talks were to secure the release of US hostages, including Austin Tice, a...
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