ISIS Offers Swap To Save Hostage05:39

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ISIS is threatening to kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot, but says the pilot's life could be spared if Jordan releases a convicted terrorist who's in prison in Jordan.

Jordan says it's willing to make that swap but it's not clear whether it would save the life of the Japanese hostage. The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes joins Here & Now's Lisa Mullins with details.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


This segment aired on January 28, 2015.

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