It appears that ISIS has gone ahead with its threat to execute American journalist Steven Sotloff, posting a video of it online on Tuesday. This despite pleas from his mother aimed directly at ISIS’ top leader, seeking mercy for her son, a freelance journalist captured in northern Syria a year ago.
Word of Mr. Sotloff’s beheading came two weeks after James Foley, another American journalist, was beheaded by ISIS, which warned that Sotloff would be the next to die.
ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us from London.
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