ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

CBS New York

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/CBS News/AP) — ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

The militant group also threatened to kill another U.S. journalist if the U.S. does not halt its airstrikes in Iraq, CBS News reported

The group – known in full as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — released a video titled “A Message to America” that appeared on several social media websites. YouTube removed the video shortly after it was posted, CBS News reported.

A still image of a video that allegedly posts to show ISIS militants beheading American journalist James Foley in Syria. (Credit: CBS News) A still image of a video that allegedly posts to show ISIS militants beheading American journalist James Foley in Syria. (Credit: CBS News)

The video shows a militant using a knife to decapitate a man the group identifies as Foley, CBS News reported. The 40-year-old freelance journalist who had been based in Boston disappeared…

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