Warren Weinstein: A Look Back at the Life of the American Hostage Killed During Counterterrorism Operation

April 23, 2015 4:02 PM

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Warren Weinstein: A Look Back at the Life of the American Hostage Killed During Counterterrorism Operation

The American held hostage by al Qaeda who was was killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation was a former Peace Corps official working in Pakistan for community projects.

Dr. Warren Weinstein, 73, was taken hostage in August 2011 when he was a USAID contract economic development advisor in Lahore, Pakistan, who was helping Pakistani families escape poverty, according to President Obama. Gunmen stormed his apartment and took him captive before he was traded to al Qaed...

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