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The video also threatens the life of British captive, David Haines.
Sotloff speaks to the camera before he is killed, saying he is "paying the price" for U.S. intervention.
The masked ISIS figure in the video speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama, telling him, "Just as your missiles continue to strike our people, our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."
Last week, Sotloff's mother Shirley Sotloff released a video pleading with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi not to kill her son.
"Steven is a journalist who traveled to the Middle East to cover the suffering of Muslims at the hands of tyrants. Steven is a loyal and generous son, brother and grandson," she said. "He is an honorable man and has always tried to help the weak."
Sotloff appeared last month in an ISIS video showing the decapitation of another American journalist, James Foley. The militant in the video warned that Sotloff's fate depended on what President Barack Obama did next in Iraq. (Continue Reading.)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
American Journalist Steven Sotloff Beheaded by Islamic State (ISIS)
Steven Joel Sotloff was an American journalist who was captured by jihadists in Syria in 2013. The Islamic State (ISIS) has released a video of his beheading. Meanwhile, politicians and the media continue to protect the ideology that led to Sotloff's death.