Jordan's Retaliation Against ISISPlay
In Jordan today, a prominent jihadi preacher lashed out against ISIS for burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death. The cleric, Abu Mohammed al-Maqdesi, is considered to be a spiritual mentor for many al-Qaida militants.
Meantime, Jordan's foreign minister says airstrikes on ISIS targets are just the beginning of retaliation for the killing of the pilot. The BBC's Said Shehata joins Here & Now's Robin Young with details.
Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.
- Said Shehata, correspondent for the BBC's Arabic Service.
This segment aired on February 6, 2015.