President Obama has now proven twice to our enemies in the Middle East that the United States will pay handsomely for the return of its citizens. Of course there was the terrible prisoner swap, where Obama traded five senior Taliban terrorists for one gawky deserter named Bowe Bergdahl.
Then this week, President Obama traded seven Iranians accused of sanctions violations plus $1.7 billion ($400 million debt and $1.3 billion in interest dating to the Islamic revolution), for four Americans.
According to the Daily Mail, yesterday The U.S. embassy in Iraq confirmed that several Americans have been kidnapped from the capital city of Baghdad.
Officials at the embassy said they were ‘working in full cooperation with Iraqi authorities to locate the missing Americans’, though gave no further details.
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