One Country Is Reportedly ‘Close’ to Identifying the Masked Killer. It’s Not the U.S.

Following the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley, one country’s representatives say they’re “close” to identifying the man who held the knife.

Image source: Screen grab
Image source: Screen grab

That country: the U.K.

As NBC News reported:

The British ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday that intelligence officials are “close” to identifying the man with an apparent British accent who beheaded American journalist James Foley in a video released by ISIS militants earlier in the week.

“We’re not in a position to say exactly who this is,” said Peter Westmacott on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” but “I think we are close.”

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