Transcript for Jordan Vows to Crush ISIS After Pilot’s Killing
Jordan a key U.S. Ally in the fight is vowing to crush the terror group after its pilot was burned alive. So will this be thetying point in the battle against radical Islam. Martha Raddatz has the latest. King Abdullah and his country have been galvanized by this atrocity. Reporter: They truly have. The king has been meeting this morning with the pilot's family paying his respects. The king has vowed that lieutenant kasasbeh's death, a man he called a martyred hero will not be in vain and promising a harsh response but we are learning this morning Jordan will be flying additional missions in Syria and Iraq to go after Isis. Jordanian state TV is now reporting that Jordanian jets have just returned from a mission and that the fighter jets are flying low over Iman and the pilot's hometown but a U.S. Official told ABC news that while Jordan is galvanized around the king there are fears in the coming weeks the support may waiver. There had been wavering support of the U.S. Ally and United Arab Emirates had suspended flights after that pilot was taken. Reporter: They did stop flying missions after he was captured feeling the rescued aircraft was too far away. That will be remedied soon with the U.S. Now putting search and rescue in northern Iraq but the U.S. Says that would not have helped kasasbeh because he had been seized so quickly by Isis, George. Martha Raddatz, thanks very much.
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