Jordan’s King Abdullah Vows “Relentless War” on ISIS

Jordan’s King Abdullah vowed on Wednesday to fight a “relentless” war against Islamic on their own territory. The promise came during a crisis meeting he held with his security chiefs after his return to his country. It came as he and his nation are still reeling from a video released by the militant extremists showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.

To prove his determination, King Abdullah had ordered the execution of two jihadist prisoners. One of the two individuals hanged was the woman the Islamic State tried to trade for the Jordanian pilot. Jordan, which is part of the U.S.-led alliance against Islamic State, had promised an “earth-shaking response” to the killing of its pilot, Mouath al-Kasaesbeh.

ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us Thursday morning to discuss.

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