While the jihadis of the Islamic State hope their reputation for brutality will deter their enemies, another group's snuff video shows that what has happened instead is an expansion of viciousness and cruelty.
Held by college sumo wrestlers, two babies cry during a Naki Sumo, or crying baby contest, at Sensoji Buddhist temple in Tokyo on Friday. The annual traditional ritual is performed as a prayer for the childrens' healthy growth.
US airstrikes appear to have killed Al Qaeda's number two in Yemen and over a dozen jihadis near the Libyan city of Benghazi. The question is whether the Pentagon's ongoing assassination campaign is doing any good.