Text of Obama's remarks on killing of journalist James Foley by Islamic extremists

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 20, 2014 - 2:35 PM

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks about American journalist James Foley, as provided by the White House. Foley was killed by Islamic State extremists shown in a video released Tuesday. The extremists called the beheading retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq:

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