ISIL: Savages of the world, unite!
The best marketing strategy that ISIL has at its disposal is having the U.S. and the West pose as its enemies on the battlefield. The stupid "Mujahideen" hear about the U.S. airstrikes and flock to the group that is fighting the "infidels." In reality, we know the U.S. is doing very little damage to ISIL's positions and military hardware in Syria and Iraq, and is secretly giving an endless amount of arms and money to the terrorist group via third parties such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.
Read the article "ISIS Stunner: Terrorist Organization's Annual Reports Unveiled; Reveal Full "Investment Highlights" by Zero Hedge, June 17, 2014. An excerpt:
In a day and age in which corporations rule the world, the brutal Al-Qaeda spin off known as ISIS is learning from the best, and as part of its credentialising and image-building has done something only major corporations do at the end of every year: it has issued annual reports for the past 2 years (unaudited, unless Ernst & Young has quietly upgraded from "massaging" the books for Lehman's Repo 105 and, of course, the New York Fed, without our knowledge).Title: Selling the "ISIS" Brand - The BFP Roundtable Takes on "Islamic Terror." Source: corbettreport. Date Published: November 1, 2014. Description:
That's right: as the FT reported earlier, "Since 2012 the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, (known as Isis) has issued annual reports, outlining in numerical and geographical detail its operations – the number of bombings, assassinations, checkpoints, suicide missions, cities taken over and even “apostates” converted to the Isis cause."
On this edition of the BFP Roundtable the panel gets into a lively discussion on the marketing of the "ISIS" brand of "Islamic Terror." But if the terror boogeyman is the product, then who's the customer and who are they buying from? Join Peter, Sibel, Guillermo and James for an uncensored conversation on terror, black ops, boogeymen and blowback.