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August 21st, 2014
10:57 PM ET

ISIS wanted $132M ransom for James Foley

As the United States continues airstrikes in northern Iraq, CNN is learning more about the demands of ISIS.

The terrorist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley demanded $100 million euros, roughly $132 million dollars as ransom.

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

The United States government would not negotiate with ISIS and many of the communications with the group fell to Foley's family and his employer, the GlobalPost.

OutFront, CEO Phil Balboni was Foley's boss on his fateful assignment in Syria.


Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • James Foley • Syria
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