The Foreign Desk

The difficult diplomacy behind captivity

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20 February 2016

Episode 111

26 minutes

Prisoner swaps and hostage exchanges are some of the most difficult pieces of diplomacy to pull off – and they require careful negotiation and bring up ethical dilemmas for nations too. This week we explore the difficult diplomacy behind captivity and hear the story of Nigel Brennan, who was kidnapped in Somalia back in 2008.

20 February 2016

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