During my long career I have been in such situations numerous times and the threat of being set-up, ambushed etc. is always present but that goes with the turf. I am sure it was clear to the teenage gangbanger who was sitting next to me that if things went bad he would be the first to be gut shot; if I was going to suffer, so was he!
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Over the years I have been caught up in several situations with crowds where things could have gone very bad, very quickly.
I think everyone can conclude these are very dangerous days for journalists, advocates of free speech or anyone else for that matter that voices an opinion…
Kidnapping is a crime that is rampant in Mexico, Venezuela, Iraq and Nigeria
Kidnapping is an easy and lucrative way for terrorists and criminals to make money and influence decision makers.
Hostage negotiations are an essential skill to recover those that have been kidnapped.
Think about how many times when you have been at bar or club and left your drink unattended….