- Category : 1973-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Limitation 2
American journalist and video reporter. Initially a freelance war correspondent of the Syrian Civil War, then abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria, when in August 2014, he was the first American citizen victim of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL / ISIS / Islamic State / IS) as a response to American airstrikes in Iraq.
Before journalism, Foley was an instructor for Teach For America. In 2009, he became an embedded journalist with USAID-funded development projects in Iraq, and in 2011, he wrote for military newspaper Stars and Stripes in Afghanistan, and GlobalPost in Libya, where he was captured by Gaddafi loyalist forces and held for 44 days. When he was captured in Syria the following year, he was working for Agence France-Presse and GlobalPost.