U.S. drone strikes target extremists -- but civilians often pay the price.
"If this strike was successful -- and we still await confirmation of that -- it will be a strike at the heart of ISIL," British PM David Cameron said.
Emwazi, if he is dead, is the latest in a string of Internet jihadist celebrities targeted by the West, or others, whose notoriety, while expansive, was short-lived. It seems that being an Internet "brand promoter" in the contemporary terrorist world is an evanescent existence, while the brand itself is harder to extinguish.
6. He tried to become an English teacher. In this undated file photo posted on Aug. 27, 2014, fighters of the Islamic State
Security officials had avoided identifying Emwazi, fearing that to do so would make him more difficult to catch. They were