Syria crisis: US doubts over video of captured journalist – live updates

US says video showing Austin Tice may be staged
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An image grab taken from a video shows American freelance journalist Austin Tice blindfolded with men believed to be his captors at an undisclosed location in Syria. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The NYT Lede blog notes:

Analysts contacted by both McClatchy and The Post, and bloggers who have worked to authenticate video from Syria for the past 18 months, agreed that some details of the video did not ring true.

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