The brutal Islamic State killer known as Jihadi John has been unmasked. He “is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a well-to-do family who grew up in West London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming.”

+ Buzzfeed: A timeline of how Mohammed Emwazi became the ISIS militant known as Jihadi John.

+ “They were Central Asian immigrants who dressed in hoodies and high-tops and looked younger than their 19 and 24 years. But prosecutors say they were headed to wage jihad in Syria.” Michael Daly on the Brooklyn punks who dreamed of ISIS.