Former FBI Agent Robert Levinson still Iran’s captive

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Robert Levinson Not Freed in Iran Swap — Jewish Captive Now Feared Dead
by Nathan Guttman
January 16, 2016

As the families of five Americans held in Iran celebrated the news that their loved ones have been released and are on their way home, relatives of Robert Levinson were faced with a harsh realization. “We are happy for the other families. But once again, Bob Levinson has been left behind,” family of the Jewish Florida former FBI agent said in a Facebook post. “We are devastated.” Levinson, who is Jewish and suffers from diabetes, disappeared after meeting with an American-born Islamic militant on Kish Island, Iran, in 2007. Iranian officials have repeatedly denied knowledge of his disappearance or whereabouts. Many officials now privately say they believe he died in captivity. A U.S. government official speaking on background Saturday evening said the administration hasn’t given up on its hope to achieve more information on Levinson’s whereabouts. READ MORE

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