Diane Foley Bio
Diane Foley is the mother of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by ISIS in 2014. She serves as the president and founder of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation.
James Foley Biography
James Wright Foley was an American journalist and video writer. He had been created on 18 October 1973 at Evanston, IL. He had been raised as a Catholic.
Foley started his profession as a teacher at Arizona to get Teach For America (TFA). Upon conclusion of his MFA at 2003, Foley came back Phoenix for a year before moving to Chicago during the summer of 2004 and carrying work teaching writing to young felons at the Cook County Boot Camp.
In 2007,” Foley registered in Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, that indicated the start of his career as a journalist.
Beginning in 2008,” Foley worked for USAID-funded’Tatweer’ development endeavours in Baghdad. He helped arrange seminars and training seminars to get a schedule built to reconstruct Iraq’s local company, crippled by years of solitude and autocratic management.
Back in 2010, he abandoned Iraq and employed for military embed-journalist accommodation status in Afghanistan, becoming an independent journalist. He had been an embedded journalist using U.S troops at Iraq, where his brother had been working as an officer at the United States Air Force.
Back in January 2011, Foley united Stars and Stripes like a reporter on a mission in Afghanistan. Eight weeks after he had been taken from his post after being arrested by U.S. military authorities in Kandahar Air Field on suspicion of possessing and using marijuana. About March 3, 2011,” Foley confessed he had pot in his ownership and also resigned his position.
Back in 2011, while doing work for its Boston-based GlobalPost, Foley moved to Libya to pay the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, embedding himself together with rebel fighters.
While working as an independent war correspondent throughout the Syrian Civil War, he also had been abducted on November 22, 2012, at northwestern Syria.
Diane Foley Statement on ISIS leader Death
Diane Foley told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on “New Day.” she hopes the death of the terror group’s leader this weekend will lead to its demise but warned the US to remain vigilant in its fight against terrorism.
“I’m hopeful that his demise will be a huge blow to the regrouping of ISIS. However, we need to continue to be very vigilant because they certainly want to regroup and bring back their reign of terror, but I’m very, very grateful,”
she also said news of Baghdadi’s death “came as such a welcome surprise” and that she was grateful to US troops involved in in the raid.
Foley also said she hopes the US military can locate American hostages held abroad and bring them back home.
Many of these nations and terrorist groups want to use our citizens as political pawns and leverage, but I’m so hopeful that we can now find them and bring them home.
Diane Foley Husband & Children
Diane husband name is John Foley. The couple had 4 children James Wright Foley, Kelly Foley, Katie Foley and Michael Foley