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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