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ISIS beheads US Journalist James Wright Foley

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posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 12:11 AM
I'm hard pressed to believe that this threat couldn't be wiped out in one day with the current state of the art technology that is available; it's the year twenty fourteen. It would also be naive to assume that what we are told is state of the art is truly state of the art. The fact that these atrocities are being committed, and only the US has intervened with serious military action just tells you that something is fishy here. If there is any de-escalation due to this event, OR if there is no response and the status quo is maintained, then they are essentially negotiating with terrorists. There is nothing to gain from responding to violence with violence, but these are extraneous circumstances. IF everything being reported from this area is in fact happening, and it is not some sort of conspiratorial psy op or orchestrated agenda then there is only one logical response. Because nothing seriously has been done in response to the threat it tells me all i need to know; there is no profit in saving innocent people.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 12:18 AM
Tragic, evil, disturbing and disgusting. But not in any way surprising.

Will the world ever accumulate enough collective resolve to rid itself of this evil?

Most likely, not.... Time is running out, quickly.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 12:41 AM
a reply to: violet

I had ALL CAPS WARNING to the link, mods removed it with a warning !

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 01:42 AM
I once made the mistake of watching the beheading of a man in Iraq back in 2002. That video haunted me for years. I have no desire to search for and watch this video but to those that have seen the video, was it the standard sawing off of a victim's head while still alive or one strike of a sword? I'd hope the latter and that this reporter died quickly and painlessly.

To saw off a human being's head whilst they are still alive is the ultimate act of barbarism. That whole area of the planet just needs to be turned into glass.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 01:55 AM
Oh..I just saw the video. My stomach is turning. It was too HD. It was to well devised. I skipped past the actual beheading because I don't think I could bare watching that guy experience those last moments of life - the fear and terror and trauma he was undoubtedly in. I cant even think of it. My mind and body freezes. It's a despicable sight.

The only thing which irks me more is the horror of what those men just did. And they don't know it. They think it's legitimate - the Quran depicts it again and again. It is how the ancient Muslims acted.

But for #s sakes that it is the acme of human ignorance! Islamism is the most utterly terrifying mixture of religious-mystical annihilation within the mind and a completely psychopathic disregard of the reality of the other person.

It just astonishes me. Without mythologizing ISIS as the hordes of the antichrist, they are pure and utter evil.

I am heartbroken thinking about the pain that mans family is currently feeling. And for the pain he lived through towards that final moment.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:06 AM
a reply to: flammadraco

Well, I don't know what ISIS expects from this... I really don't I'm not American but like the "beheading videos" from the last campaign I'm itching to get their and behead these mother#ing pig # scum of the earth #s.

Seriously, tomahawks should be issued carry, scalping should be fair practice for ISIS POW's. Don't kill them, capture and scalp them.

# !

I'm so angry, this like I've said in other threads is the thing that scares me most about ISIS. Not what they are, who they are, what they are trying to do, or what they claim is right, but the fact I would happily pull each of their teeth over the course of 3 months to keep them awake and alive. Pull off their finger and toe nails. Skin their hands, then feet, just enough to torment but not kill them.

That response should never be invoked. EVER ! and yet I am worse than them having seen what I've seen.

I hate them, and they have evoked that response. It disgusts me that I can feel this way.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:10 AM

originally posted by: MentorsRiddle
The world we live in is sick.

There is too much hate. Too much war. Too much evil.

Too much religion.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:11 AM
a reply to: ausername

I believe we can. But I really don't think there's a non-military solution to the problem of Islamism, unfortunately.

As the story goes, it is THEY who are bringing the fight to us - civilization. Could you imagine doing nothing - allowing an ideology like this to establish themselves as a legitimate state? Terrifying. Every Middle Eastern country would be developing their own nuclear programs. And nevermind the insecurity the countries of the world will feel about their presence.

Life really does make things simple for this. Islamism = Evil. I don't know why that is; I don't think "deep down" any of those guys are evil; but it is the wedding of this Islamic ideology with political action - taking the Quran de-facto as verity incarnate - that brings into human reality a component that will do things which most human beings would be unable to do. It's this "thing" we call Islamism, this monster, which we need to put an end to. It'll be two pronged. Military and physical suppression, and for everyone else: reeducation. Teach them facts about being human in the 21st century. The different religious views and our awareness of it. Which should change how we understand our "chosen" religion. Islam needs to be practiced in the humanist/secularist tradition of "in private". That is, Islamic law should not inform state law. This cannot be compromised because allowing just a "bit" will grant enough leeway for more conservative elements to change and fundamentalize the system.

We in the west already have models in place for how religion interacts with state and I don't see why Islam should be exempt from this. It works well. If they follow our models and truly inculcate a humanist understanding in the minds of those who grow up in Muslim societies, their societies will finally find stability. But if they don't, the contradiction at the core of Islamism and the modern world will eat away at their societies and leave them in perpetual discord. It amazes me how deeply Islamists/extremists ignore/dissociate the psychological reality of other people or for that matter the fact that their approach is one of war predicated on a premise that justifies its barbarities by the pretext of "faith" - a vile word when it lets you do things like this.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:12 AM
a reply to: Jungian

you hit the nail on the head

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:13 AM

originally posted by: Destinyone

originally posted by: MessageforAll
Breaking :

BREAKING NEWS: Islamic State says in video it is holding another U.S. journalist, his fate hinges on Obama's next move

Sick! No words

Considering Obama, did nothing about children being cut in half, hundreds of women and children buried alive...what's one more journalist to him.

This makes me sick. What happened to leave no man behind. I know they are journalists, but all they did wrong was try to expose the truth.

Seriously. Those journalists are making a really bad choice by going there. (He chose...poorly) They know the bloody risk. Sometimes I go off the wall, and think of them as martyrs for keeping this so called "War on Terror" alive.
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posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:26 AM
The video is fake.

If you've ever seen a real beheading, you'll know this.

Even the knife is fake.

I'm a member of 2 websites that are all about this (gore videos) and every member states that it's fake.
This is NOTHING like any other beheading video. NOTHING.


The video is edited by the source, that is, the people who recorded the film.

Wake up.

This is A LIE.

The government is lying to you and is getting ready for more war.

The why en see?

That's the site where you'll see the truth.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:47 AM
I watched it. I watched about a dozen times. Slow motion.
He sawed at this neck 9 times before the video went out.
There was no blood.

I feel confused. Sad, but not sure if I should believe anything I see these days.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 02:50 AM
I, as probably most here have thankfully only seen beheadings online and more thankful I could not be to my fate for this fact and have no interest in watching another one but I have to ask those with more information than I have, what are the odds that this video was produced by the west in hopes of garnering exactly the sentiment it is and will continue to do in order for certain agendas to go through like s*** through a goose? I know almost nothing of IS and in looking for information have only found sources that paint with either horror or with joy. How do you trust either??? The US and its arsenal should damn well be able to handle these guys without boots on the ground so why aren't they? Drones? Satellite images/videos to name a few of what we KNOW they have at their disposal... What are they employing that we don't know about?

I'm unable to get information from western sources faux, cnn, msn etc. simply because I believe them to be nothing but actors reading from a script because that's exactly what they are. The other side of the coin is what I've heard about this group of radical Muslims being created, funded, armed and trained by the west so what are the odds of this being if not faked, at least produced by these same sources? I'd be willing to bet, sacrificing a journalist willing to tread where he knows there is at the very least a chance that something like this would happen would be doable to these people no?

Again I know only what a casual search provides and apologize if this is straying from the topic but I would like to get a better opinion than my own on this. Much love

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:00 AM
Many here are doing exactly what tptb wants...calling for war. That is all they want. No false flag needed, just a new enemy and a few videos showing how "omg horrible" they are. IS is a bunch of #uckers I agree, but I'm not going to go halfway around the world to set them straight, it's their s and their neighbors problem. Unbelievable after a decade of war they got people asking for more war. Smh

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:03 AM
My husband is deployed... somewhere over the rainbow (OPSEC). I just spoke to him. They have not been told about this event at all. Now isn't that something? Don't you think something like this would be at least a briefing or in their daily news report? Spec Ops doesn't know this happened? I'm really close to calling b..s.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:16 AM

originally posted by: thismilitarywife
I watched it. I watched about a dozen times. Slow motion.
He sawed at this neck 9 times before the video went out.
There was no blood.


Yeah, that's what i was thinking, either fake or a blunt knife. normally these guys have the sharpest of blades on them.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:21 AM
Gee its such a good thing Obama negotiated with terrorists to bring home Berghdal.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:30 AM
a reply to: Dembow It's not a matter of going half around the world to stop this. It's a case of stopping it so that it STAYS half way around the world. If this bunch of thugs make a big impression on young people in the USA or Australia, then there will be this type of garbage in our own back yard. Best to get rid of them now. In one fast hard hit. Turn them to ash in the hope of stopping other mad maggots from trying something like this again.

edit on 20-8-2014 by greatfriendbadfoe because: spelling

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 03:58 AM

originally posted by: cerbium
Usually I have no problem watching graphic videos but this video I could not watch to the end, just thinking what was going through his mind when he was there on his knees knowing his life is about to end is probably one of the saddest things I have ever done in my life and knowing he was most likely just a good man doing his job not hurting anyone makes it even sadder.

It is of most importance to observe the video to completion.
Lack of authenticity becomes most apparent...

The act of applying real emotions, (empathy, feelings, worries, etc.,) to a staged event -
becomes an exercise in futility.

posted on Aug, 20 2014 @ 04:47 AM
the guy who took his head is british..

As a personal comment, this is the result of your actions.

Isil beheaded syrian civilians, iraqi civilians and journalists like Mr Foley, supported them. There is lots of videos on youtube proving that. Supported the stance of your government (logical). He was not a free voice, an activist - not at all.

In the other hand, your country, during the destruction of historical monuments, innocent women and children deaths and rapes, didnt care about bombarding Isil... they do now because of the kurds. And now you start counting victims.

The fact that the one who takes the head is British, tells me allot. Now they threat to kill the other american journalist. But I am sure your obama wont give a s...t, now many Americans will die, as long as kurds fulfill globalists plans.

Not saying that kurds shouldn't be helped... just saying that the whole thing is a parody. You founded all these criminals, you trained them and now it comes back as a boomerang. And ofcourse, those who trained them and founded them with money and equipment, also INTEL... wont die... innocent americans will die.

Kurds must wake up and turn their back into americans. They must forge alliance with other countries, such as syria, libanon, etc, because now kurds are against turks and isil... both children of Americans and america is helping kurds against them now, in order to keep balance between their children.. lol what a theatre.

They posted the whole video in my country, it was removed by youtube, but some people saved it and they post the entire beheading in my country, so I wont post any links here.

I will only post a link with photo documents, from your John Maccain, during the ellection period... John Maccain having a coffee with the leader of ISIL-isis link
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