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Obama said he redoubled determination in the fight against ISIS

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It was in response to the action of the Islamic State that released a video showing the Jordanian pilot Mu'ath al-Kasaesbeh that Islamist organization had hostage while being burned alive

The spokesman for the Department of Defense United States, Admiral John Kirby said at a press conference that the Pentagon will not change its strategy against EI after the death of Kasasbeh, captured by Islamists and burned alive after US President Barack Obama, ensure that "redoubled vigilance and determination" in the fight against ISIS.

"We did not directly respond to these deaths, whether American citizens. We are going to continue to do is to degrade and destroy their capabilities and continue putting the ISIS defensive, in the state where they are today," said Kirby to question whether the Pentagon was planning to intensify their bombing Sunni Islamists in Iraq and Syria.

Muaz Kasasbeh was captured to be shot down in one of those bombings of the international coalition against ISIS, which participates Jordan last December.

The Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, today extended his condolences to the family of the pilot and the Jordanian Air Force for the "horrific and savage" Kasasbeh death.

"Jordan remains a pillar of our global coalition to degrade and destroy the ISIS, and stop these despicable acts of barbarity that only reinforce our shared determination," said Hagel, after a death fears public criticism on the participation of Jordan in the war on ISIS.