Peter Kassig

Peter Edward Kassig
Peter Edward Kassig (February 19, 1988 – c. undefined November 16, 2014), also known as Abdul-Rahman Kassig, was an American aid worker who was beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.wikipedia
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North Central High School (Indianapolis)

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Kassig attended North Central High School in Indianapolis, graduating in 2006.

United States Army Rangers

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He then became a U.S. Army Ranger, with an army special operations unit, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, serving from June 2006 to September 2007.

1st Ranger Battalion

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He then became a U.S. Army Ranger, with an army special operations unit, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, serving from June 2006 to September 2007.
Peter Kassig, a former Ranger who was with the 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, later became an aid worker in Syria.

75th Ranger Regiment

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He then became a U.S. Army Ranger, with an army special operations unit, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, serving from June 2006 to September 2007.

Hanover College

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Thereafter, he was a student at Hanover College (which he attended from 2007–09) and Butler University (which he attended from spring 2011 to 2012, majoring in political science).

Butler University

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Thereafter, he was a student at Hanover College (which he attended from 2007–09) and Butler University (which he attended from spring 2011 to 2012, majoring in political science).

Alan Henning

Kassig was named as the next victim to be beheaded in the video released by ISIL on October 3, 2014, that showed Alan Henning's beheading.
The end of the video shows American aid worker Peter Kassig, and a threat to his life.

United States

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undefined November 16, 2014), also known as Abdul-Rahman Kassig, was an American aid worker who was beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

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undefined November 16, 2014), also known as Abdul-Rahman Kassig, was an American aid worker who was beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Indianapolis

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He was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Special operations

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He then became a U.S. Army Ranger, with an army special operations unit, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, serving from June 2006 to September 2007.

Fort Benning

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His service including training in Fort Benning, Georgia, and a four-month deployment to Iraq, from April to July 2007, when he received a medical discharge.

Military discharge

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His service including training in Fort Benning, Georgia, and a four-month deployment to Iraq, from April to July 2007, when he received a medical discharge.

Non-governmental organization

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He aided Syrian refugees through Special Emergency Response and Assistance (SERA), a non-governmental organization he founded in the Fall of 2012 to provide refugees in Syria and Lebanon with medical assistance, supplies, clothing, and food.

Medical assistant

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Kassig was a trained medical assistant.

Deir ez-Zor

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On October 1, 2013, as he was on his way to Deir Ezzour in eastern Syria to deliver food and medical supplies to refugees, Kassig was taken captive by ISIL.

Nicolas Hénin

He was kept in a cell with French journalist Nicolas Hénin and British journalist John Cantlie, and beaten regularly.

John Cantlie

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He was kept in a cell with French journalist Nicolas Hénin and British journalist John Cantlie, and beaten regularly.

Methodism

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While in captivity, Kassig – formerly a Methodist – converted to Islam and changed his name to Abdul-Rahman Kassig, sometime between October and December 2013.

Jihadi John

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On November 16, 2014, ISIL posted a video showing "Jihadi John" standing over a severed human head.

White House

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The White House later confirmed the person killed was Kassig.

The Daily Telegraph

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The Daily Telegraph and the security expert Will Geddes speculated that Kassig may have defied his captors, and refused to provide a beheading video statement.

Al-Qaeda

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In an al-Qaeda magazine interview, spokesman Adam Gadahn condemned the beheading.

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In an al-Qaeda magazine interview, spokesman Adam Gadahn condemned the beheading.