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Islamic State, Other Militant Threats Raise Costs for Aid Workers

In war zones around the world, aid workers trying to help local populations now face a relentless cycle of violence and personal risk. “It is kidnapping, it is direct targeting, bombing, it is threats by collateral stuff that can just be wrong place at the wrong time, where an IED happens to be on the road that goes off," said Amaury Cooper, cofounder of International NGO Safety and Security Association. Aid workers can also be used as "political pawns, where they are being...

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