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New Islamic State video shows another British hostage

A new video published by Islamic State militants appears to show another British hostage. Journalist John Cantlie is seen speaking to camera and says he was captured by militants in Syria in 2012.

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Terrorism expert: IS 'an organisation with a strategy'

Islamic State militants have released the video of British hostage John Cantlie to engage in "strategic communications" with Western governments and the Muslim youth in those countries, a terrorism expert has said.

"They are acting as an organisation that has a strategy, and that means that they are an actor that can be influenced, and they calibrate what they do with what we do," Professor John Gearson told ITV News.

"Therefore it's a campaign - it's not merely mindless murderers who kills anyone they can find".

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