Skip to comments.A Chilling Iraqi Terror Tape (New Zarqawi video given to Time Magazine)
Posted on 07/04/2004 9:29:18 AM PDT by FairOpinion
Jihad leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi, the Jordanian terrorist and the most wanted man in Iraq, this weekend released a telling window into his organization, Attawhid wal Jihad, or Unity and Jihad. In a slickly produced hour-long video Zarqawi lays bare the milieu of his suicide bombers, their safehouses, their rituals and their targeting guidelines. Given directly to TIME, the video is a bold, menacing statement of the group's intent and capability. The subtext of this disturbing tape is that for the U.S. this is likely to be a long, drawn out fight in Iraq against a committed, well-organized enemy.
The tape contains many chilling scenes. When the chairman of the U.S. appointed Iraqi Governing Council, Izzedine Salam, then the country's highest Iraqi official, was assassinated last month in a car bomb Zarqawi quickly claimed credit. Now he shows the act, in graphic footage shot from a parked car: A convoy of white SUVs disappears down a Baghdad street, followed a moment later by a ball of flame and explosion so intense the windscreen through which the cameraman films cracks before your eyes.
(Excerpt) Read more at time.com ...
I guess, when being vigilant, also look for people, who look like they are waiting, and ready to start the tape rolling, when there is nothing apparently is going on...yet.
The Time seems to build up the tape -- helping the terrorists trying to scare us.
Well, we don't scare easily.
The problem is that the terrorists know how to use propaganda and our liberal media are willing accomplices.
Best at Cannes Film Festival
This isn't a freaking game....this is a fight for our very survival..
"Each episode of this grim "Best Of" the militant group's attacks over the last year is accompanied by professional-style editing, graphics and camera work. Explanations are given of each operation, the names of the suicide bombers, and the targeting justification. "
It seems like they really did a professional job, probably would get an award at the Cannes Festival, as you say.
Given directly to TIME, the video is a bold, menacing statement of the group's intent and capability. The subtext of this disturbing tape is that for the U.S. this is likely to be a long, drawn out fight in Iraq against a committed, well-organized enemy.It doesn't even occur to the super-geniuses at TIME that this "bold, menacing statement" is propaganda, designed to dishearten and discourage coalition forces.
Simple. The media doesn't want us to survive.
They chose sides, and they are on the side of the terrorists.
Bush is right: "You are either with us, or you are with the terrorists".
This should at least rate an honorable mention or perhaps a 'Lifetime Achievement Award'.
Don't forget, lawyers are useless idiots, too.
Seems to me it is about time that the US starts trailing selected reporters (Jazeera, Guardian, Time, CNN, etc) each day with the Predator or other drones. See where they go, who else comes to see them, etc.
Then trail the ones who they met with, and kill the folks that those folks go to meet with. I guess this happens only in Tom Clancy books?
Ah, but look at all the information it undoubtedly reveals, and realize that our guys and the Iraqi Governing Council have all this and more. Zarqawi has just given instructions how to kill him.
This has my blood boiling....the new Iraqi government should arrest Mr. Ware and ask him where he got this tape...
>"What the hell is wrong with the media!!!!!!!
This isn't a freaking game...."<
To them it is, I think. The game of politics against Bush.
It's nothing but blood soaked propaganda.
History will look back at the cowardly media and judge them accordingly.
They don't care. They just want to somehow spin everything. They are always in the "It's all Bush's fault" mode.
Where is the link to the film clip?
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