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Patrick Cockburn: Islamic State Uses ‘Snuff Films’ to Promote Atrocities

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

The Islamic State released a video of the beheading of journalist James Foley, left. “The Jihadis Return” author Patrick Cockburn says it fits the group’s modus operandi.

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Patrick Cockburn on James Foley’s murder and the rise of the Islamic State, Dennis Kucinich on the militarization of police, and Joshua Rofe on the 2,500 teen lifers in prison.

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Guests, in order of appearance: Dennis Kucinich, Patrick Cockburn and Joshua Rofe.

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