James Foley's parents don't think "Jihadi John" information helps against ISIS
Posted: Feb 27, 2015 8:01 AM CST | Updated: Aug 28, 2015 3:01 PM CST
He first appeared last August in a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
Word spread quickly to Foley's parents who were talking with journalism students at the University of Arizona. Foley's father doesn't think it helps in the fight against ISIS.
\"The point is we capture him and bring him to justice, what does that do?,\" John Foley said. \"ISIS is still doing its thing. It's a very narrow approach, the only thing I'll be happy with is when ISIS is defeated. The next Jihadi John is on the way.\"
The Foley's created a foundation called James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in James's honor.