Saturday, March 1, 2008

Identity of Slain Hostage Confirmed

The United State State Department has released the following statement:
The United States Government can now confirm the identity of one, Lt. Maria Stadler, killed by her jihadist captors in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan. Her body has been recovered by US officials and will be repatriated for proper burial.

The German Foreign Ministry has called the slaying "heinous and deplorable".

Warning!

This is part of a foreign policy simulation for the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. The events depicted are not actually happening.