The News Media And Nick Berg

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    An interesting READ on how the media reacted to the slaughter of Nick Berg.....

    From the article:

    The exact words used by the terrorist were, "we slaughter".
     
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    to-may-to, to-mah-to

    But yeah, man I watched them saw his fucking head of for like 2 minutes.

    Beheading really doesn't depict the absolute horror.

    I don't think I can even talk about this anymore. So if I don't respond, you know why.:(
     
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    TY potman--- It definately puts it in a more accurate perception. It WAS a slaughter and beheading implies legal corporal punishment for criminal activity in some cultures. He committed no crime
     
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    That is the point of the article. He wasn't just "beheaded" he was "slaughtered" like a pig!

    Read into this, the Muslims did not view him as human as he was not a "believer" of Islam.
     
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    Um, I don't read much into anything these TERRORISTS say/do. Unless said info can be used to capture them. They're sick fucks begging for their own deaths, which hopefully will come soon or at least captivity.
     
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    More from those of the 'religion of Peace' via Little Green Footballs:

    Whether President Bush is right and the assassin and speaker is al-Qaida ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Joel Cohen, with a master’s degree in Semitic languages from Princeton University and a student of the Quran at the University of Chicago, translated and analyzed the speech delivered following the killing — explaining it is a call for similar acts of slaughter against infidels. The grisly film included a statement, signed off with Zarqawi’s name.

    The CIA last week said Zarqawi was probably the one who beheaded Berg.

    “The author of the text makes reference to the ‘patience’ of slaughtering,” Cohen tells G2 Bulletin, the premium, online intelligence newsletter published by the founder of WorldNetDaily. “Nick Berg is just an example.”

    While parts of the video of the gruesome murder of the American radio tower contractor have been broadcast internationally, strangely the Arabic message accompanying it has not been scrutinized by the Western media. While many have heard Berg introduce himself and his family, fewer have heard the longer, Arabic-language message from the killers.

    Cohen points out that, surprisingly, the message has little to do with Berg.

    “The author goes at great pains to convince the Ummah (the body of Muslim believers) that the time for negotiations with unbelievers is over,” explains Cohen, who adds the address was carefully crafted rather than delivered impromptu.

    He believes the author of the text is an imam or scholar or someone who studied in a maddrassa.

    “Are you not fed up with the jihad of the conferences and the battles of giving sermons?” the speaker said. “Has the time not come for you to lift the sword with which the master of the messengers was sent?”

    Cohen believes this reference to Islamic conferences is ridiculing the notion that holy war can be waged with sermons and teachings alone.

    “He uses this as a pun,” suggests Cohen. “Jihad is supposed to be for the purpose of killing the non-believers and the scholars are using it simply to kill their own ideas. The battles of giving sermons is another pun: The scholars are putting the battle in words when it needs to be in real life in their hands.”

    Cohen continues: “This is a full call to arms: Lift the sword. The ‘master of the messengers’ refers to Allah, that is, in the writers mind all the messengers of the past were given the ability to fight the non believers and so to the Ummah has it today.”

    “And we hope, that you will not place yourself in a dilemma (after seeing) what we will do, as you usually do to please the American,” continues the Arabic speaker in the tape..

    Cohen believes he is clearly offering direction about the way of jihad today — through the example of beheading Berg.
     
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    In The Dhimmi Bat Ye’or writes (page 45):

    The jihad is a global conception that divides the peoples of the world into two irreconcilable camps: that of the dar al-Harb, the “Territory of War,” which covers those regions controlled by the infidels; and the dar al-Islam, “the Territory of Islam,” the Muslim homeland where Islamic law reigns. The jihad is the normal and permanent state of war between the Muslims and the dar al-Harb, a war that can only end with the final domination over unbelievers and the absolute supremacy of Islam throughout the world.
     
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    And?
     
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    You can't kill or capture the entire Muslim community.
     
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    Nor do I want to.
    Only the murderers.
     

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