ISIS Reportedly Beheaded American Journalist On Camera
James Wright Foley, a freelance journalist, was beheaded on camera, according to Politico‘s Blake Hounshell.
Yikes: ISIS claims to have executed American freelance journalist James Foley; threatening to kill Steven Sotloff next.
— Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) August 19, 2014
Foley had been missing since November 22, 2012 when he disappeared in Syria.
Mediaite has chosen not to post or link out the video of Foley’s killing, but in the footage ISIS terrorists force him to read a letterurging Americans to rise up against his “real killer,” “the U.S. government.” In addition, Foley says the U.S. airstrikes against ISIS “hammered the final nail into [his] coffin.”
In 2011, Foley spoke to The Boston Globe about being captured in Libya