Azadeh Namdari is accused of hypocrisy, for not wearing a chadori in a non-Islamic country, Switzerland. The offending pictures are easily located, but here are two YouTube videos. That Iran believes that can extend their restrictions outside their country is irrational. Their rationale, however, must be that Islam is absolute, no matter where you are… Continue reading Iranian TV Personality Who Promoted Compulsory Islamic Dress Under Fire Over Hijab-Less Photos
You might ask what this has to do with information operations, information warfare, public diplomacy, or strategic communications? The answer is everything. This should be the basis for countering extremist Islam – through information. I have personally sat through many lessons in a madrasa, an Islamic school, to learn Islam. In my opinion, what is… Continue reading Burqas Banned And LGBT Muslims Welcome At Germany’s First ‘Liberal’ Mosque
I wondered how truthful this story might be and found lots of corroborating evidence. http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/paris-terror-attacks/paris-attacks-isis-supporters-celebrate-whos-blame-n463321 http://www.newsweek.com/islamic-state-supporters-celebrate-paris-attacks-social-media-394199 http://www.techtimes.com/articles/106618/20151113/paris-under-attack-isis-supporters-celebrate-on-twitter-as-more-than-100-killed-others-held-hostage.htm The list goes on. Like 9/11, the moderate Muslim world celebrates. The repercussions must be tempered but they will be overwhelming. By Alessandria Masi @alessandriamasi email@example.com on November 13 2015 10:10 PM EST BEIRUT — As France reeled from… Continue reading Paris Attacks: ISIS Supporters Celebrate Terror Triumph
Even the world’s most notorious terror organization needs human resources. An application to become a member of al Qaeda collected during the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan was released Wednesday. Much of it reads like a typical job application with language straight out of HR: it includes questions about personal information,… Continue reading Have What it Takes to be in Al Qaeda? Apply here.
CONFRONTING THE ‘CALIPHATE’ |This is part of an occasional series about the rise of the Islamic State militant group, its implications for the Middle East, and efforts by the U.S. government and others to undermine it. By Greg Miller and Scott Higham May 8 at 8:41 AM America’s most graphic anti-Islamic State video (4:00) Hear… Continue reading The U.S. has been trying to fight jihadists on the propaganda front. It hasn’t been easy.
Shades of Denmark and Charlie Hebdo. We know how to get beneath the skin of “Jihadists”. Score: Garland Police – 2, Jihadists – 0. Now the Police have named another suspect. But that is no way to remove the cancer among us. I hate to sound too cavalier, but we put innocent people at risk. If we… Continue reading Two killed at Mohammed Cartoon Event in Garland, Texas
How Arabs are mocking the self-proclaimed Caliphate. BY ELIN HAGERLID APRIL 17, 2015 The scene has become harrowingly familiar. A man dressed head to toe in black, armed with a knife, is standing behind a row of crouching prisoners. A jihadi anthem is playing in the background. The camera goes to slow motion as the Islamic… Continue reading Two Islamic State Fighters Walk Into a Bar…