ISIS, Beheadings and the Success of Horrifying Violence – Terrence McCoy (Washington Post)
(dailyalert.org, Jun. 13, 2014)
A video shows Islamic militants knocking at a policeman’s door in the middle of the night. He’s blindfolded and cuffed, then decapitated with a knife.
In another ISIS video, hundreds of boys and Iraqi soldiers are herded down a highway to an unknown fate.
In terms of impact, the acts of terror have been wildly successful, with ISIS becoming the most feared terrorist group in the Middle East.