Stanley Cohen led talks with Isis leaders to secure release of Abdul-Rahman (Peter) Kassig
Talks to save Peter Abdul-Rahman Kassig went on for weeks, backed by U.S. The American aid worker was killed by his Isis captors on 16 November. Here, for the first time, is the story of an extraordinary effort to secure his release, which involved a radical New York lawyer, the US government, and the world’s most revered jihadi scholar.
Revealed: the secret talks to save Isis hostage Peter Kassig. Video by Laurence Topham, Phoebe Greenwood, Alex Purcell, Shiv Malik and Mustafa Khalili