Is John Gone?

The U.S. military is now saying they are “reasonably certain” that a drone strike in Syria killed Mohammed Emwazi. You probably know him better as Jihadi John. While one could be forgiven for expressing ambivalence about the rise of the drones, whoever was operating this joystick should never have to buy a drink in this town again.

+ The Guardian: “From a ‘painfully shy’ football-loving child to the knife-wielding Islamic State militant, the man who became one of the most haunting figures of the jihadi movement remains a mystery.”

+ After a key offensive, Kurdish forces raised their flags over Sinjar.

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