1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

War of ideas

Discussion in '2006 Archive' started by Not_hard_to_find, Oct 27, 2006.

  1. Not_hard_to_find

    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2006
    Messages:
    714
    Likes Received:
    0
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061027/ts_nm/security_usa_ideas_dc_1

    "The people of jihad need to carry out a media war parallel to the military war ... because we can observe the effect that the media have on nations," said the document, signed by Najd al-Rawi of the Global Islamic Media Front, a group associated with al Qaeda.

    "It lists targets for a public relations campaign ranging from the obvious -- Internet chat rooms -- to the surprising -- 'famous U.S. authors with e-mail addresses' and mentions New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman and the academics Noam Chomsky, Francis Fukuyama and Samuel Huntington."

    And, it is deemed effective.
     
  2. El_Guero

    El_Guero New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2004
    Messages:
    7,714
    Likes Received:
    0
    That does sound familiar.
     
  3. Daisy

    Daisy New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2003
    Messages:
    7,751
    Likes Received:
    0
    Deemed by whom?
     
  4. Not_hard_to_find

    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2006
    Messages:
    714
    Likes Received:
    0
    From the same article: 'Experts agree on the sophistication. "They (the jihadists) are more effective than us" on the propaganda front, said Peter Bergen, a terrorism expert at the New America Foundation, a Washington think tank.'

    Their link: http://www.newamerica.net/
     
  5. The Galatian

    The Galatian New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2001
    Messages:
    9,687
    Likes Received:
    1
    They are more effective than our leaders on almost every front. This is the most incompetent pack of fools we've had running the government.
     
  6. Not_hard_to_find

    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2006
    Messages:
    714
    Likes Received:
    0
    Please explain how previous administrations were effective in dealing with terrorism where this one is not.
     
  7. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    23,118
    Likes Received:
    547
    Faith:
    Baptist
    As we have seen, they can count on the willing complicity of American news networks like CNN to broadcast their propaganda.
     
Loading...