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.
Brides-to-be participate in the 'Running of the Brides' race in a park in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday. A hundred husbands and wives-to-be competed in the event for a combined prize worth 1 million Thai baht ($27,928), according to the organizers.
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.