Of course, that is exactly what Western governments want so very much to do. “Captive reporter: ‘There is very short time,'” from CNN, :
(CNN) — Abducted American journalist Jill Carroll appeared in a video broadcast on Kuwaiti television Thursday, urging the U.S. government to meet her kidnappers’ demands.
On the video, Carroll says she is OK.
“I’m here. I’m fine. Please, just do whatever they want. Give them whatever they want as quickly as possible. There is very short time. Please do it fast,” she says. “That’s all.”…
In the video, Carroll says the date is February 6, then she shakes her head and corrects herself: “February 2, 2006.”
In the video, Carroll wears a hijab, or Muslim headdress, and appears more composed than she did during a video broadcast January 30, in which she was weeping.
“I sent you a letter written by my hand that you wanted more evidence, so we’re sending you this new letter now just to prove that I am with the mujahedeen,” Carroll says in English on the tape, broadcast on AlRai television….