Biden signs executive order to help Americans like Brittney Griner detain abroad

Associated Press

The Biden Order aims to punish American prisoners of war detained abroad

President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a presidential order to increase the flow of information to American families detained abroad and to impose sanctions on criminals, terrorists, or government officials capturing them. Signed. It’s unclear if the new order will bring more Americans imprisoned abroad, but senior Biden administration officials who previewed their actions to reporters raise the cost of hostages and punish prisoners of war. He said he sees it as an important way to do it. The executive order comes from the administration’s face to criticism from some families about its lack of creativity and aggression in bringing loved ones home.