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Thursday, August 21st

The men who killed James Foley "Foley’s execution was presented as a choreographed ‘message to America’ by this band of performance-minded terrorists, who seek to be seen, heard, and feared by as many people as possible."

Also: Terrorist beheadings could happen in Australia, Tony Abbott warns as he pushes tougher security laws (Fairfax)

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