Former Pentagon official: Russia could use WNBA star Brittney Griner as high-profile hostage

Mar 6, 2022

A former top Pentagon official said Saturday that she’s concerned Russia is detaining American basketball star Brittney Griner as “leverage over the United States.”

Evelyn Farkas told Yahoo Sports that Russia may want Griner as a “high-profile hostage” who could serve as a valuable bargaining chip.

Source: Yahoo Sports
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