Dec. 12, 2014

ISIL Trying to Sell Beheaded American’s Body

ISIL exists because outside groups are willing to conduct business with the group – for example, buy its bloody oil. Now, a report coming out of the region says that the terrorists are trying to find a buyer for the body of American journalist James Foley, who they beheaded in August. “They said ISIS wants $1 million for Foley’s body, which it would deliver across the border to Turkey, and that the group was willing to provide a DNA sample to facilitate a deal,” writes foreign correspondent for BuzzFeed Mike Giglio. “If true, the attempted sale would highlight the ruthlessness behind the hostage-taking enterprise that has provided ISIS with deep reservoirs of funds and publicity – as well as the group’s cold calculation as it works to raise more cash.” ISIL has found a deeper depth of depravity to shock the world, to further its social media campaign and retake the headlines. More…

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