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U.S. forces free American hostage in Nigeria

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"Big win for our very elite U.S. Special Forces today. Details to follow!," he tweeted.

Trump has a frequent habit of using "very" in places where it is not necessary.

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In places with little rule of law, these actions are necessary. Seems strange to rescue a citizen who doesn't live on US soil. I would prioritize differently.

How many Islamic State laders were killed? There needs to be a cost for lawlessness. That is the only language IS understands.

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Did they pay the ransom?

Will the abductee have to pay the $1m + for the return?

In Japan it costs over $10000 to be rescued by a helicopter when lost in the mountain hiking.

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Did they pay the ransom?

No. Supporting terrorists is against US law for US citizens world-wide.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2339B

18 U.S. Code § 2339B. Providing material support or resources to designated foreign terrorist organizations

What does the cost of a lost hiker have to do with terrorism?

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