An American journalist who was abducted in Syria by al-Qaeda-linked militants in 2012 has spoken of how Qatar’s efforts to secure his release in 2014 left him with concerns over the Gulf state’s funding of terrorism.
Ex-Nusra hostage Theo Padnos: Qatar’s ransom payouts were tactic to fund terror
In an interview with Al Arabiya News Channel's current affairs program “Death Making”, Padnos said that Qatar had paid a ransom for his release.
Staff writer, Al Arabiya English
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