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Isis Sets Sunset Deadline for Jordan to Free Bomber and Save Hostage

World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Jordan, Japan, violence, terrorism, Human Rights, hostages, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, humans, Human Rights )

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Islamic State has set a deadline of sunset on Thursday for the release of a failed suicide bomber after Jordan agreed to free her in return for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by the group. The fate of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ...


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Roger G (148)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 2:12 pm
noted, thanks

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 3:09 pm
I thought the Japanese were made of sterner stuff, maybe not.

Justin Vale (13)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 4:43 pm
forget the deadline, isis ain't killing them. the first japanese got killed cause he ran into the street dressed like a woman yelling he was isis. naturally when isis found out about it they drew a beat on him. but they want this woman. a gesture for the widows. baghdadi gains points with the widows here. forget the deadline. the widows want this lady.

Billie C (2)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 10:26 pm
that pilot is already dead. they killed him right after he was captured. if not they would have shown him by now. they are hoping jordon will release that woman without them having to show the live body. once they start giving isis what they want isis has all the power. don't give into them.

Warren Webber (26)
Friday January 30, 2015, 12:55 am
Live long and prosper!

Past Member (0)
Friday January 30, 2015, 7:02 am
What a disgusting group of people

Sarah Dyson (139)
Friday January 30, 2015, 9:18 am
Yes, the pilot is already dead. And, if that woman was sentenced to death for killing 60 people, why has she not been executed. I don't think Israel has an appeal process like the US where an offender sentenced to death can appeal for 20 yrs. I don't understand that either. We need to go back to the old days where if you had a death sentence, have a hanging on the court house square on Saturday at sunrise. That would do away with a lot of this 'if you give me mine, I will give you yours'.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Friday January 30, 2015, 11:18 am
I actually agree with Sarah D. on this one. . . ISIS and a lot of terrorists have perpetrated such barbaric horrors that to grant leniency and prison (paid by taxpayers) is actually, in itself a form of bizarre, weird, strange barbarity all of its own.

I'm familiar with the usual "you lower yourself to their level when you hang, etc." argument, but were ISIS to realize that what they do will result in their being eliminated from this life.

Unfortunately, when you have groups of people so utterly convinced that by killing others, they are fulfilling a phony prophet's demands, then this probably overrides any threat a mere human mortal can make towards them.

TOM T (247)
Friday January 30, 2015, 12:01 pm
Noted, & Shared

Roslyn McBride (28)
Friday January 30, 2015, 7:22 pm

Arild Gone for now (174)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 3:45 am
Since the Jordanian pilot isn't presented alive we must presume that he is already dead,so no deal.

jan b (5)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 6:04 am
Can't help but notice that the strength of a terrorist group seems to depend on money in their possession.
The following ranking and revenue data was provided by Forbes

Islamic State (Iraq, Syria & Jordan), Annual Revenue: $2 Billion

Hamas (Gaza Strip and West Bank), Annual Revenue: $1 Billion

FARC (Colombia), Annual Revenue: $600 Million

Hezbollah (Lebanon) Annual Revenue: $500 Million

Taliban (Afghanistan and Pakistan), Annual Revenue: $400 Million

Al Qaeda and its offshoots (Worldwide), Annual Revenue: $150 Million

Lashkar-e-Taiba (Pakistan and India), Annual Revenue: $100 Million

Al Shabab (Somalia, Kenya, Uganda), Annual Revenue: $70 Million

New IRA (Northern Ireland, Ireland, UK), Annual Revenue: $50 Million

Boko Haram (Nigeria, Cameroon), Annual Revenue: $25 Million

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 6:29 am
Yes, obviously.

Without support and funding, no weapons, no war.

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 9:10 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 2:53 pm
Online video purportedly shows ISIS beheading of Japanese journalist,I just saw this on the internet today, Sunday....

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Saturday January 31, 2015, 3:25 pm
noted what a group of terrorist , this in insane !!!!!and then nobody can not stop them!!!!!, RIP poor man!!!!!! ty
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