The militant was standing over a severed head, but it was not immediately possible to confirm that it was Kassig, 26, who was pictured in the video. U.S. officials said they were working to determine the video’s authenticity and the Kassig family said it was awaiting the outcome of the investigation. The video, which was posted on websites used by the group in the past, appeared to be the latest in a series of blood-soaked messages to the U.S. warning of further brutality if it does not abandon its air campaign in Iraq and Syria.
President Barack Obama has promised that US journalists would not go to prison for doing their job amid a crackdown on whistleblowers and journalists which has seen the countrys press freedom decline significantly. Sterling is accused of violating the Espionage Act for allegedly leaking classified information to Risen about intelligence operations within Iran. Obama reiterated a pledge by US Attorney General Eric Holder who ruled out jailing of journalists for refusing to identify or testify against their sources.
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