jonathan alpeyrie

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As the United States considers military action in Syria, the country remains the most lethal place in the world for journalists. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported that 15 journalists are currently missing in Syria. Charles Lister, an analyst at HIS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre, told Vice on Saturday that in recent weeks there has been a discernible spike in reported kidnappings in northern Syria.

Jonathan Alpeyrie

The trick to a war photographer’s success is being in the right place at the right time -- and, of course, not getting wounded, captured or killed.