Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

Militant Group Says It Killed American Journalist in Syria

posted on August 20, 2014

In The New York Times, Rukmini Callmachi reports, “The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posted a video on Tuesday that it said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago.” In the video, a masked ISIS fighter said that Foley’s execution “is in retaliation for the recent American airstrikes ordered by President Obama” against ISIS.

Read at The New York Times