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ISIS Hostage Worked for Security Aid Groups

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    ISIS Hostage Worked for Security Aid Groups
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    This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria.

    An ISIS hostage and next target was shown in a video of the decapitation of American journalist Steven Sotloff. The former British soldier, whose family asked the news media not to identify, worked for a string of aid organizations. He "was very familiar with insecure locations. He left the military and wanted to work for NGOs [non-governmental organizations]," said Tiffany Easthom, a South Sudan country director for a civilian peacekeeping organization the hostage had previously worked for.

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