The Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq released a video that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley. The militant group also threatened to kill another U.S. journalist if the U.S. does not halt its airstrikes in Iraq
James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 – c. August 19, 2014) was an American freelancephotojournalist. He was covering the Syrian Civil War for Agence France-Presse andGlobalPost when he was abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria. Foley became the first confirmed American citizen to be killed by The Islamic State militia, an al-Qaidaspinoff, also referred to as ISIS since its proclamation.