Officials were looking for clues Monday about the identity of a masked man who speaks with a British accent on the video before shooting a purported spy in the head. The man says the extremists will soon invade Britain….
The video, circulated Sunday, features an apparent replacement for Mohammed Emwazi, the British-accented man known as “Jihadi John” who was killed in a drone strike in Syria in November. He had figured prominently in earlier IS propaganda videos. Continue reading
It could have been just another routine military drill with the pseudo enemy’s jets retreating. But then the pilots of the People’s Liberation Army were caught off guard by chatter over the radio – in English.
By the time they had figured out that they had to confront a third party, their field command – an early-warning plane – had already been shot down, the PLA Daily reported.
Analysts said the inclusion of an English-speaking third party in PLA drills was aimed at sending a message that the Chinese military is preparing for possible intervention by the United States if China clashes militarily with neighbouring countries over territorial disputes. Continue reading