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.

911.jpg

September 11, 2001


911_Tower.jpg

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


bali_aerial.jpg

Nightclub in Bali after Al Qaeda attack


bali-bombing.jpg

Nightclub in Bali after Al Qaeda attack


Beslan Woman.jpg

Woman mourning her murdered baby in Beslan, Russia


11.tanzania.buildings.jpg

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

Hamas


Hezbollah.jpg

Hezbollah


Hezbollah 2.jpg

Hezbollah


Madrid_Bombing.jpg

Train in Madrid after Al Qaeda attack


nick-berg.jpg

Nick Berg


Throat Slit Victim in Algeria.jpg

Algerian civilian after his throat was slit by Salafis


Darfur.jpg

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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