Remembering James Foley, 'strong to the end'

August 27, 2014 4:36 PM

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Remembering James Foley, 'strong to the end'

I knew James Foley well, and we'd become very close both in the field and during the six weeks we were detained together in Libya. Many of the dispatches I sent to this newspaper were based upon fieldwork with him.

One late afternoon in March 2011, not long after we'd met, we walked along eastern Libya's front line, drifting between rebel checkpoints – more like, a few trucks pulled over in the shade, men drinking tea – in one of the rebel army's furthest westward pushes, around Ras Lanouf. We spoke about luck...

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