Archive for August, 2006

Who Is Azzam Tamimi?

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Yesterday we reported on NBC passing off UK Islamic firebrand Azzam Tamimi as a scholar hoping fewer muslim youth would take up armed jihad.

We also provided links to several of Tamimi’s speeches.

To show just how stupid/blatant/biased (take your pick) NBC is, we just Googled “Azzam Tamimi” and here is what we found.

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NBC Gives Terrorist Sympathizer Megaphone

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

One of the most common frauds perpetuated by the Legacy Media is passing off a radical as mainstream or respectable expert.

NBC tried it last night.

The NBC Nightly news gave terrorist apologist and jihadist inflamer Azzam Tamimi a mega-phone to spin his views.

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Securing Baghdad: Al Doura

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Security in Baghdad is the top priority,” said Col. Robert Scurlock, commander of the 1st Armor Division’s 2nd Brigade.  “We continue to work very closely with Iraqi security forces to clear this area of terrorists and death squads.”

Initial results of joint American-Iraqi operations to clear Baghdad of criminal gangs, party militias, sectarian posses, and jihadi terrorists have been encouraging.

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All The News That’s Fit To Fake

Monday, August 14th, 2006

With the hard, factual evidence that many of the images coming out of Lebanon and Palestine are frauds, is it hard to believe that much of what local stringers produce in Iraq is also staged?

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Inside the Triangle

Friday, August 11th, 2006

The 3rd Brigade Combat Team (BCT) of the 4th Infantry Division patrols an area of Iraq roughly the size of Vermont and New Hampshire.  Located east, northeast and northwest of Baghdad, the command contains Diyala province, where Abu Musaq al-Zarqawi was killed in June, and the southern part of Salahuddin province, the third most lethal of Iraq’s 18 governates (behind Anbar and Baghdad).

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This is not complex

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Geneva Conventions

Protocol I, Art., 51, Sec. 7

The presence or movements of the civilian population or individual civilians shall not be used to render certain points or areas immune from military operations, in particular in attempts to shield military objectives from attacks or to shield, favour or impede military operations. The Parties to the conflict shall not direct the movement of the civilian population or individual civilians in order to attempt to shield military objectives from attacks or to shield military operations.  (Human Shields not allowed)

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Humorous Links Below

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

No, this is not a joke

This one is meant to be serious

And that anyone takes this seriously is a loon.

Because Hezbollah has violated Article 58 of the Geneva Conventions.

And Article 51(7).

Who the Hell is Murtada Faraj?

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

The reporting of a minor anti-US, anti-Israel demonstration in Baghdad, orchestrated August 4 by America’s long-time enemy Moqtada al-Sadr, provides an excellent window into how the anti-war press manipulates public opinion.

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RCP Nails It, MSM Blows It

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Tom Bevan of the mega-blog Realclearpolitics.com nails the Iraq/Vietnam comparisons coming from the left.

So, Iraq is Vietnam when the left wants to bash the military or the administration…

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More News You Won’t Read

Friday, August 4th, 2006

Writing in the Sunday Times of London (07/30/06), Hamoudi Saffar reports from Baghdad:

US soldiers in tanks and armoured vehicles have moved back into many parts of the capital handed over to the Iraqi police last March after the opening of the country’s new parliament.  Yesterday proved to be one of the most peaceful days in months, with no deaths reported in to capital by late afternoon… In contrast, an average of 100 people have been dying in sectarian attacks every day in Baghdad.

High civilian casualties, low troop casualties — The figures for July highlight the current character of the so-called “insurgency” in Iraq.  The war took the lives of 45 American troops, or 1.5 per day.  This is about 1/20th the loss rate of Vietnam, and slightly under the civilian homicide rate in either New York City or Los Angeles.  For American troops, July ’06  was the 4th lightest casualty month in past three calendar years.

By the standards of war, what is occurring in Iraq barely merits the name.

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