Confirmed: ISIS Beheads US Journalist, Killer May Be British National, Muslims On Twitter Defend Slaughter
Because beheading is, after all, the modus operandi of those who follow and worship Mohammed …
Update 9/2: Second US journalist, Steven Sotloff, has been beheaded …
Revelation 6:8, “And I looked, and behold a [chlōros – green] horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts [thērion – savage, brutal, bestial men] of the earth…”
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FOX News – “The U.S. intelligence community has confirmed the authenticity of a video showing Islamic State extremists beheading American journalist James Foley, as military analysts and U.S. lawmakers say the execution should be a wake-up call to the need to dismantle the militant organization.
President Obama, currently in Martha’s Vineyard, plans to make a statement at 12:45 p.m. ET.
The remarks come after the White House National Security Council released a brief statement saying the intelligence community reviewed the video and has ‘reached the judgment that this video is authentic.’
The beheading marks the first time the Islamic State — also known as ISIS, or ISIL — has killed an American citizen since the Syrian conflict broke out in March 2011, upping the stakes in an increasingly chaotic and multilayered war.
‘America got a glimpse of exactly who they are,’ House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., told Fox News on Wednesday. ‘This is a group you need to deal with.’
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called the ‘brutal execution’ of a hostage ‘the clearest indication to date that ISIL has declared war on the United States.’
The militants in the video railed against U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and threatened to kill a second American journalist, depending on Obama’s ‘next decision’ – an apparent reference to U.S. military policy in the region.
The video puts pressure on the White House to weigh the risks of ramping up airstrikes in Iraq targeting the Islamic State, and the possibility that militants could kill more Americans in response.
But in an indication that the U.S. response is not changing, a U.S. official said …” Read more.
Muslims on Twitter Defending Execution of James Wright Foley – “Of course, there are plenty of Westernized Muslims who condemn the beheading of James Wright Foley. Unfortunately, Islam isn’t defined by Westernized Muslims…
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