ISIL's offer to free the Jordanian pilot in exchange for release of the failed suicide bomber, executed by Jordan in reprisal, seems like a game of double think. Why would ISIL make the offer after executing the pilot on Jan. 3?
Jordan would not release her without the pilot. Why make her a valuable asset for release and let that be known to Jordan?
Intriguing. ISIL does not like failure. She did not carry out the bombing. Her fate with ISIL would have been death. But ISIL had no control over her.
So they show the video of the pilot burning a horrible death. This inflames Jordan. In knee-jerk reaction Jordan executes her, as ISIL wanted from the beginning.