Foley was "annoyance" for U. S., says ISIS victim's mother

(AGI) Washington, Sept 12 - The mother of James Foley, theAmerican journalist beheaded by ISIS militants on August 19,has accused the Obama administration of viewing his family'sefforts to free him as an "annoyance". Rescuing her son, DianeFoley said, did not "seem to be in the strategic interest" ofthe U.S. government, and described herself as "'embarrassed andappalled" by its handling of the situation. The Foley family,she added, was threatened with prosecution if it attempted topay a ransom. . .

(AGI) Washington, Sept 12 - The mother of James Foley, theAmerican journalist beheaded by ISIS militants on August 19,has accused the Obama administration of viewing his family'sefforts to free him as an "annoyance". Rescuing her son, DianeFoley said, did not "seem to be in the strategic interest" ofthe U.S. government, and described herself as "'embarrassed andappalled" by its handling of the situation. The Foley family,she added, was threatened with prosecution if it attempted topay a ransom. . .