National Press Club

Crimes against Americans abroad: Who's being held accountable?

April 2, 2019

About This Video

Run time: 91 minutes

On April 2, 2019 the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and National Press Club Journalism Institute co-hosted a distinguished panel uniquely qualified to explore how to hold the right people accountable for crimes against Americans unjustly detained abroad. The program features the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation’s president and founder Diane Foley, the 2019 James W. Foley Freedom Award honorees, and Special Advisor and Head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote to Accountability for Da'esh/ISIL Crimes (UNITAD) Karim Khan. The panel will be moderated by Wall Street Journal national security correspondent Nancy Youssef and feature Foley Freedom Award honorees:

  • Jason Rezaian, Washington Post journalist
  • Brett McGurk, former presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS
  • Dr. Terrence Rynne, founder of the Center for Peacemaking at Marquette University