Wise Men of Foreign Affairs have jumped at the chance to debunk a wild rumor that Hillary Clinton bragged about creating ISIS in her new memoir—truly an easy layup in the annals of punditry. The rumor even got the name of Clinton's memoir wrong. But, that's OK: The remaining facts still allow America to feel guilty.
Purely in terms of propaganda value, this Guardian headline, "Video of Steven Sotloff beheading bears many similarities to James Foley killing", best communicates to ISIS the futility of their present campaign: The decadent West has spent generations dealing with sequels; No success will come of this monotony.
Whether you were touched by what the Associated Press described as his contentious, expletive-laden speech against the Sunni extremist group ISIS (now the Islamic State), or simply thought that his "Hello Kitty" notebook was cute — please be advised: Syrian Rebel Leader Zahran Alloush is not your friend, OK?