David Horsager The recent "Siege in Sydney" provided me with the chance to consider how the Trust Edge illustrates a workable approach even in the most volatile, life-threatening and unpredictable situations. Police and military forces around the world have developed specific protocols for obtaining the safe release of hostages in an increasingly dangerous world. These protocols were born out of the aftermath of the 1972…See More
President Obama Orders Full Review of Hostage Negotiation PolicyPresident Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of policy dictating how the U.S. government tries to secure the freedom of Americans held hostage by terrorists abroad, a senior Pentagon official revealed in a recent letter to a member of Congress.“As a result of the increased frequency of…See More
"From my perspective, the ODR field has a value potential in conflicts. Some conflicts such as ones whose members are now many, many miles apart have a vast amount to gain from ODR however, the issue of security and ethics always seems to be a…"