ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain

September 3, 2014 6:15 PM

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The release of a video showing the brutal murder of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, who wrote for TIME and other news organizations, poses urgent questions not only for the U.S. but also for Britain.

Sotloff was the second U.S. national to be paraded before his death by a masked member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). The militant’s accent appears to mark him out as a Londoner and British media have dubbed him “Jihadi John” after former hostages suggested he may be one of a...

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