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Obama Appoints First Envoy for Hostage Affairs

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<a href="http://on.aol.com/video/obama-appoints-first-envoy-for-hostage-affairs-519044301"> </a> The White House announced Friday President Barack Obama appointed a former State Department official to the new position of special envoy for hostage affairs. According to a statement from Lisa Monaco, the President's Advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Jim O'Brien will work with foreign governments to secure the safe return of American hostages.