PBS NewsHour

Why 2 Islamic State militants will be on trial in Virginia

Clip: 10/07/2020 | 9m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Two of the most notorious Islamic State militants were charged in a Virginia federal courtroom Wednesday with crimes stemming from the kidnapping and killing of four Americans in Syria. It’s the next step in the pursuit of justice for a case that began with unspeakable horrors. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security, about its significance.

Aired: 10/07/20

Rating: NR

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