August 2, 2005

Fisking Juan Cole: A Photo Gallery

Professor Juan Cole, President of the Middle East Studies Association, doesn’t think we are really at war.

War on Terror Over

The Bush administration is giving up the phrase “global war on terror.”

I take it this is because they have finally realized that if they are fighting a war on terror, the enemy is four guys in a gymn (sic) in Leeds. It isn't going to take very long for people to realize that a) you don't actually need to pay the Pentagon $400 billion a year if that is the problem and b) whoever is in charge of such a war isn't actually doing a very good job at stopping the bombs from going off. [Emphasis added.]
I don’t know what to say. So I won’t say anything. I’ll just post some photos instead. Let’s see if they jibe with the professor’s “four guys are the enemy” theory.


September 11, 2001


September 11, 2001

Nairobi Attack.jpg

U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, after Al Qaeda attack

Wounded in Nairobi.jpg

Among the wounded in Nairobi

Taliban Execution.JPG

Taliban execution in Kabul

Taliban Execution in Herat.jpg

Taliban execution in Herat

Assasination of Election  Workers.jpg

Election workers assassinated in Baghdad


Nightclub in Bali after Al Qaeda attack


Nightclub in Bali after Al Qaeda attack

Beslan Woman.jpg

Woman mourning her murdered baby in Beslan, Russia


American Embassy in Tanzania after Al Qaeda attack

Casablanca Restaurant Destroyed.jpg

Restaurant in Casablanca, Morocco, after Al Qaeda attack

Daniel Pearl.jpg

Daniel Pearl

Gays Executed in Iran.jpg

Young gay men executed for being gay in Iran

Hamas Rally.jpg




Hezbollah 2.jpg



Train in Madrid after Al Qaeda attack


Nick Berg

Throat Slit Victim in Algeria.jpg

Algerian civilian after his throat was slit by Salafis


Village in Darfur under attack by Islamists

Cleansed Village in Darfur.jpg

Ethnically “cleansed” village in Darfur

Posted by Michael J. Totten at August 2, 2005 12:31 AM
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