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This still image taken from video and released by the SITE INtelligence Group on December 26, 2013 shows Warren Weinstein, a US contractor held by Al-Qaeda militants. According to a SITE statement, Weinstein, a US citizen held hostage by al-Qaeda in Pakistan since August 2011, appeared in the new video, appealing to US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as the US public and media, to negotiate for his release and to negotiate with his captors for his family to visit him. According to media reports, the video was sent in an anonymous email to several journalists. While the Washington Post provided the video on its website on December 25, 2013, it has not yet been issued on jihadi forums.  = RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SITE INTELLIGENCE GROUP" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS =  
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This still image taken from video and released by the SITE INtelligence Group on December 26, 2013 shows Warren Weinstein, a US contractor held by Al-Qaeda militants. According to a SITE statement, Weinstein, a US citizen held hostage by al-Qaeda in Pakistan since August 2011, appeared in the new video, appealing to US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, as well as the US public and media, to negotiate for his release and to negotiate with his captors for his family to visit him. According to media reports, the video was sent in an anonymous email to several journalists. While the Washington Post provided the video on its website on December 25, 2013, it has not yet been issued on jihadi forums.  = RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SITE INTELLIGENCE GROUP" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS =  
-/AFP/Getty Images

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