Richard Engel Released

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    Richard Engel and NBC News team freed from captors in Syria - World News
     
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    The guy is a great reporter and as brave as they come, but I wonder if he has a death wish?
     
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    war reporters have always placed themselves in danger. i doubt he has a death wish. i think they accept the possibility as part of the job. at least that would be my surmise.
     
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    He's amazing and I'm so very glad he's free.

    I often wonder if he gets just a little too close to the action.
     
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    Takes balls knowing folks like them have sawed a few heads off in the past.
     
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    So it's okay for news media to keep secrets in order to protect lives, but not okay for the gov't. to so??...

    Newsman's disappearance largely kept secret
    18 Dec.`12 — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it persuaded some of this country's most prominent news organizations to hold back on the story.
     

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