Section Sponsored By:

Who was James Foley?

Published On: Aug 21 2014 12:16:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Nov 13 2015 11:46:01 AM EST

James Foley was an American photojournalist who went missing in Syria. Learn more about the life of the man whose his parents call a "martyr for freedom." The man believed to have executed Foley, "Jihadi John," is now believed dead.

1 / 9

In announcing a drone strike in November, the Pentagon did not say definitively that Mohammed Emwazi, aka "Jihadi John," had been killed. But officials expressed confidence he is dead. Emwazi was featured in the beheading videos of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley.


The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular on ClickOnDetroit