A caricature by Syrian artist Yousef Abdeleki on ISIS' filmed executions.

Slaying, Slaughtering, And Burning: ISIS, The Cinematic Caliphate

Watching the latest videos posted by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS), it is easy to see the changes in cinematic technique and the group’s choice of English as the main language. Their latest video, showing Jordanian pilot Moaz Kasasbeh being burned alive, sets a new precedent for brutality, ruthlessness, and high quality propaganda.

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