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‘Jihadi John’ targeted in U.S. airstrike


The Pentagon has divulged that the ISIS executioner known as ‘Jihadi John’ was the target of a U.S. airstrike in northern Syria overnight. While there’s no confirmation yet on his fate, the move represents the culmination of an intense joint manhunt by the U.S. and Britain. NBC’s Keir Simmons explains what this means for overall counterterrorism efforts.