Hunting Season

Hunting Season

James Foley, ISIS, and the Kidnapping Campaign That Started A War

Book - 2015
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Based on his groundbreaking reporting for Vanity Fair , Hunting Season is award-winning journalist James Harkin's harrowing investigation into the abduction, captivity, and execution of James Foley, at the hands of the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" (Mohammed Emwazi), and the fate of more than two-dozen other ISIS hostages .

On August 19, 2014, the jihadist rebel group known as ISIS uploaded a video to YouTube. Entitled "Message to America," the clip depicted the final moments of American journalist James Foley's life--and the gruesome aftermath of his beheading at the hands of a masked executioner. Foley's murder--and the choreographed killings that would follow--captured the world's attention, and the Islamic State's kidnapping campaign exploded into war. Hunting Season is a riveting account of how the world's newest and most powerful terror franchise came to target Western hostages, who was behind it, and why almost no one knew about it until it was too late.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2015
Edition: First hachette Books edition
ISBN: 9780316305174
Branch Call Number: 956.054 HARKIN
Characteristics: 245 pages : illustration ; 24 cm

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