Eclipse Group

In order to help the public understand the Eclipse Group, we will be making public some of our work, as we are able to do so with respect to the safety of everyone involved.  Mr. Clarridge wanted to begin with something current:  some notes from his efforts to rescue a number of Americans and allies.  ”Blood money” here is a general term that refers to traditional reconciliation payments, such as the diyya, or the old English/Norse/Germanic wergild.  These remain of crucial importance in many parts of the world.  The reference to PFC Berghdal being a “guest” rather than a “prisoner” describes a negotiating tactic appropriate to the honor-based society of the network holding him.

Negotiations

In order to help the public understand the Eclipse Group, we will be making public some of our work, as we are able to do

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