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.
A 23-day-old hamadryas baboon plays with a stuffed toy at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens in the southern Indian city of Mysuru on Thursday. According to a zoo doctor, the baboon was abandoned by its mother after its birth.
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.