Baghdad Kidnap and Ransom

Last updated 22 Jan 16 @ 14:12 |
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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 . . .

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