UK Authorities Investigate Jihadi John’s Role In 4 ISIS Beheadings

November 16, 2014 5:11 AM

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A British male known by the pseudonym of Jihadi John may ultimately be responsible for some of the recent beheading videos from ISIS. This demonstrates the far reach of the influence of the Islamic State, and how attractive the militant group appears to impressionable young Islamic men. Young Islamic males who are looking for a place to become famous while doing something they see as righteous are able to turn to ISIS from all over the globe. Some of the men serving in their ranks were once United States, United Kingdom or other citizens. The Islamic State is not just a threat to those in Iraq and its neighboring countries, because if they can recruit from the US and the UK then they could also be recruiting within those borders too.

Jihadi John was suspected of being wounded in recent US airstrikes, which targeted a 10 truck convoy leaving a major ISIS leadership summit recently. The airstrike was confirmed to kill many of ISIS’ top leaders, and Jihadi John may have been one of those wounded in the attack. A confidential inform...

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