james foley isis
James Foley's abduction and execution by ISIL shocked the world. Documentarian Brian Oakes revisits his friend's life, death
At a political science conference on Friday, I presented research my students and I were working on about the subject of beheadings. We were trying to determine whether the killings of journalists James Foley on August 19 and Stephen Sotloff on September 2 had any impact upon U.S. public opinion.
Following the Online Journalism Awards in September, the Online News Association has shared a video that was played in memory
UPDATE: Oct. 16 -- James Foley’s parents responded to the ad on Thursday, calling it “deplorable” and seeking an apology
When ISIS started beheading Americans, did it change public attitudes in the Middle East in general, and Islam in particular? Recent polls have suggested a dramatic shift in public attitudes.
“We want to take this as an opportunity to reiterate Al Jazeera's previous position in condemning the kidnapping of the two
"We joked about burning his passport, but he just would have had another one," he said. "I really hope that, and pray and
Waterboarding became perhaps the most notorious method of torture practiced by American interrogators in the years after
Many more seem to disagree with that view and think that whatever the perils of calling Foley a martyr, he ultimately qualifies
We know that war itself is brutal, rarely glorious, or even necessarily effective in the resolution of long-festering problems. The question is how we break our participation in this endless cycle of violence that has now consumed huge areas of the Middle East. Things are not getting better. They are getting worse.