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  • Militants’ deadline expires on prisoner swap with Jordan

    The Wall Street Journal - 01/29/2015

    The negotiations between Jordan and Islamic State worry some governments and experts on terrorist groups, who say it risks legitimatizing the extremist group and encourage further kidnapping.

    “It is a great way to free up some of the bigger names in prison, and we could see more demands like this,” said Max Abrahms, a professor at Northeastern University in Boston and an expert on militant groups.

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