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James Foley, an American journalist who reported for GlobalPost, cared deeply about the victims of war and the rights of people living under oppressive regimes. He was an old-school reporter, who traveled light, talked to the locals and put the story first. Foley's execution at the hands of the Islamic State was made public one year ago. His death followed nearly two years of captivity in Syria. Read more»

A screengrab from an Islamic State propaganda video showing 'Jihadi John'.

Analysis: The White House's focus on poverty as the main cause of extremism may not tell the whole story. Thursday, "Jihadi John" was unmasked by the Washington Post as Mohammed Emwazi, a British man described by friends and relatives as “from a well-to-do family who grew up in West London." Read more»

Commentary: Amid growing violence against us, our colleagues’ work and their sacrifices inspire us to keep going. Read more»

Photo from the Mercy for Abdul-Rahman Kassig - formerly known as Peter Facebook page.

News analysis: Peter Kassig's beheading is another sign of savagery from messianic killers, but sending U.S. troops into direct combat roles in Syria would be a mistake. Read more»

Editors and news executives gathered in Chicago last week to discuss how the industry will face a world that is increasingly dangerous for journalists. Read more»

The religious faith of both journalists is inspiring many who mourn them. Read more»

Updated: The video released by the Islamic State showing the killing of a second American journalist is authentic President Obama confirmed Wednesday. The same group murdered James Foley last month. Read more»

James Foley reporting in Tripoli, Libya in August 2011.

GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to their slain colleague and friend. Read more»

American journalist James Foley.

Journalist James Foley's execution stunned the world, but his family continues to find strength in their Roman Catholic devotion. Read more» 1

James Foley reporting in Tripoli, Libya in August 2011.

Correspondent James Foley's execution by the Islamic State forces sober reflection on the perils of front-line coverage. Read more»

Journalist James Foley reporting for GlobalPost from Benghazi, Libya in mid-March. Foley, along with three other foreign journalists, was detained by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on April 5.

A video of the American journalist’s beheading by Islamist militants appears to be having the opposite of its intended effect. Read more»

American journalist James Foley.

Identifying the American journalist’s executioner will be difficult, but even the tiniest clues may prove helpful. Read more»

Speaking of the beheading of American journalist James Foley, kidnapped two years ago in Syria, President Obama said Wednesday said that "ISIL has no place in the 21st century." "People like this ultimately fail. They fail, because the future is won by those who build and not destroy and the world is shaped by people like Jim Foley." Read more»

James Foley

The extremist Islamic State claimed to have executed journalist James Foley, missing since November 2012 when he was kidnapped while reporting in Syria. Video of Foley purporting to show his beheading was uploaded to YouTube and later removed. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people," his family said. Read more»

El Mundo's correspondent and freelance photographer had been held captive for six months. Read more»

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