Baghdad Kidnap and Ransom
Anthony Tucker Jones discusses safety measures in Iraq with leading security expert Mike Lord of Harlow International
ATJ: According to the Foreign Office kidnapping and assassination pose the greatest threat in Iraq, with Anbar province and Baghdad being the main high risk areas – do you agree?
ML: We have seen the rise of kidnapping this past year. A small set of criminals has undertaken a large proportion of these activities as a money earner– the proof is that the hostages have been released. This is not normally the case if the motive is terrorism. Having worked in other . . .