Informed sources say American journalist James Foley was waterboarded several times before being beheaded by his Islamic State captors, the Washington Post reported.
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Following an explosive report in The Times of London citing forensic experts, the establishment press around the world is now reporting that the video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist was probably “staged.”