Public Figure Profiles

Steven Sotloff

Steven Joel Sotloff was an American-Israeli journalist. In August 2013, he was kidnapped in Aleppo, Syria, and held captive by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

On September 2, 2014, ISIS released a beheading video, showing one of its members beheading Sotloff. Following Sotloff's beheading, U.S. President Barack Obama stated that the United States would take action to "degrade and destroy" ISIS.President Obama also signed an Executive Order dated June 24, 2015, in the presence of the Sotloff family and other hostage families, overhauling how the U.S. handles U.S. hostages held abroad by groups such as ISIS.The capture and beheading of Steven Sotloff, and of fellow journalist James Foley a month prior, initiated broad public awareness of ISIL/ISIS after the beheadings were shown on the Internet and then on international television.Sotloff's legacy is, in part, that he broke the Benghazi story to CNN, that there was no protest, and that he foresaw the massive Syrian Refugee Crisis as he reported on the everyday people's suffering in Syria, thus earning him the reputation as "The Voice for the Voiceless."

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Some of their strengths

Steven Sotloff has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intelligent, Strong, Perseverent, Energetic, Optimistic, Extroverted, and Adaptable.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Steven Sotloff is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Helpful and Supportive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Steven Sotloff well know them as someone who can be accepting, supportive, and productive, like a garden.

Imaginative and Sentimental

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Steven Sotloff as someone who is imaginative, sentimental, and in touch with emotions.

A person who has extremely good memory and analytical skills, likes to make sure that everyone gets along, enjoys all kinds of situations and people, has a talent for travel and languages, and who makes lifelong friends.

Stable and Creative

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Steven Sotloff is someone who thrives in volatile situations, and who tends to be a source of stability and comfort for others who are experiencing challenging times .

They are also someone who is active, giving, optimistic, and cheerful, and who possesses a charisma that attracts friends and admirers.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Steven Sotloff tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of Steven Sotloff's challenges

While Steven Sotloff has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Steven Sotloff can be Irritable, Stubborn, Idle, Arrogant, Status-seeking, Moody, and Temperamental.

Stubborn and Idle

One of Steven Sotloff's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

Steven Sotloff must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive.

Irritable and Moody

Steven Sotloff is someone who can be irritable and moody, have a tendency to experience self-doubt, be too secretive, can take too many risks, and who can have an extreme approach to managing personal finances.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, Steven Sotloff also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.

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