New ‘Jihadi John’? British-sounding militant features in new ISIS video – CNN

Following the confessions, the five are then seen kneeling in the desert, each with a masked militant standing behind them. The middle militant then addresses Cameron, speaking in a British accent.

Insults, threats

He calls the Prime Minister a “slave of the White House” and an “imbecile.”

“Only an imbecile would dare to anger a people who love death the way that you love your life,” he says.

“Know that today, your citizenship is under our feet,” the man in the latest video continues, addressing British citizens and pointing his weapon at the camera. “And that our country, the Islamic State, is here to stay, and we will continue to wage jihad, break borders and one day, invade your land, where we will rule by the Sharia.”

Islamic State is another name for ISIS, and he refers to Sharia law, a strict interpretation of Islamic law.

After his speech, the five captives, dressed in orange jumpsuits similar to those that ISIS has made previous murdered captives wear, are killed with a gunshot to the back of the head.

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Familiar themes

The 10-and-a-half minute video ends with the child, dressed in military fatigues and wearing an ISIS headband, saying, “we will kill the kuffar over there,” in English and pointing into the distance. It features some of the group’s motifs, such as the jumpsuits and the use of children to further its propaganda goals, as well as its slick production values.

The video surfaces as the group suffers setbacks, with top leadership killed and in the loss of territory including the city of Ramadi, where Iraqi troops have liberated the city.

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