The Combating Terrorism Center’s Director of Research, Dr. Daniel Milton, and Research Associate Seth Loertscher recently published an article in the peer-reviewed academic journal Democracy and Security. Entitled “Prisoners and Politics” Western Hostage Taking by Militant Groups,” the article evaluates how individual, national, and group characteristics influence the likelihood that hostage incidents end with the release or execution of the hostage.

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