When the American public believes that an individual hostage is responsible for putting themselves into danger, then those members of the public are unlikely to support government efforts to bring them home.
Dani Gilbert, '22-'23 Rosenwald Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security “
Securing Griner's Release: Q&A With a Hostage Policy Expert
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On his Sports Media Podcast for The Athletic, Richard Deitsch discussed the WNBA player's fate with Dr. Dani Gilbert, a Rosenwald Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security at the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College.