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SHOCK POLL: 81% Of Al Jazeera Arabic Poll Respondents Support Islamic State

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posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:18 PM
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via Breitbart

In a recent survey conducted by AlJazeera.net, the website for the Al Jazeera Arabic television channel, respondents overwhelmingly support the Islamic State terrorist group, with 81% voting “YES” on whether they approved of ISIS’s conquests in the region.

The poll, which asked in Arabic, “Do you support the organizing victories of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)?” has generated over 38,000 responses thus far, with only 19% of respondents voting “NO” to supporting ISIS.



Following the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States, the Al Jazeera headquarters in Doha proudly displayed silhouettes revering Osama bin Laden as a prophet-like figure, according to a New York Times investigation. In an Al Jazeera survey taken on September 11, 2006, 50% of respondents said they supported Osama bin Laden.

Just something to keep in mind:
Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet

The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls ...
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... they also describe previously unknown tactics for manipulating and distorting online political discourse and disseminating state propaganda ...
  • “Change outcome of online polls” (UNDERPASS)

Combine that with Secret Pentagon Report: US "Created" ISIS As A "Tool" To Overthrow Syria's President Assad, and you got something to go on -- western propaganda to keep the war on terrorism going, fear ripe in the minds of Americans and the world, and of course, ever more tools to combat this "war" while shrinking our liberties.




posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:26 PM
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a reply to: AllSourceIntel

Those are real numbers.

Let's see if any jihad deniers come in to smear the messenger.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:26 PM
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A scientific poll, I'm sure.



So what's the subtext here? We're supposed to think that the majority of the Muslim world supports ISIS and wants them to kill us all?

Is that what we're supposed to believe?



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:32 PM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel
Combine that with Secret Pentagon Report: US "Created" ISIS As A "Tool" To Overthrow Syria's President Assad, and you got something to go on -- western propaganda to keep the war on terrorism going, fear ripe in the minds of Americans and the world, and of course, ever more tools to combat this "war" while shrinking our liberties.


I believe you nailed it. 81% of Muslims are OK with ISIS killing other Muslims? Any Muslims? Yeah, right. And who gains the most from this type of propaganda? You hit it bro.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:33 PM
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originally posted by: greencmp
a reply to: AllSourceIntel
Those are real numbers.

Without access to the raw data and an IT security person auditing the poll, none of us can unequivocally say whether the numbers are real or not; however, what we do know about GCHQ and the Pentagon certainly allows us all to unequivocally question the legitimacy of the poll.

Not to mention that,

originally posted by: NthOther
A scientific poll, I'm sure.
, as sarcasm is a great point indeed.


So what's the subtext here? We're supposed to think that the majority of the Muslim world supports ISIS and wants them to kill us all?

Is that what we're supposed to believe?

That is what I take away from it.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:36 PM
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" there's three types of lies....., lies, damn lies and statistics"


Samuel Clemens



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:43 PM
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Hahaha wonder how many people will eat this from al Jazeera.

Last time I checked many looked at it as the same as RT.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:43 PM
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originally posted by: intrepid

originally posted by: AllSourceIntel
Combine that with Secret Pentagon Report: US "Created" ISIS As A "Tool" To Overthrow Syria's President Assad, and you got something to go on -- western propaganda to keep the war on terrorism going, fear ripe in the minds of Americans and the world, and of course, ever more tools to combat this "war" while shrinking our liberties.


I believe you nailed it. 81% of Muslims are OK with ISIS killing other Muslims? Any Muslims? Yeah, right. And who gains the most from this type of propaganda? You hit it bro.


Maybe not OK with ISIS, but I would believe that they are all right with the idea of an Islamic state where they can live without fear of having their way of life subverted by Western ways.

Despite what a lot of Western progressives think, there a lot of people in the Islamic world who feel quite a bit of disgust at the idea of things progressives champion like abortion and gay marriage. Just because progressives are all about forcing everyone else to "respect" Islam doesn't cut it. The rest of the progressive platform is morally offensive. An Islamic state would be a place where they wouldn't have to worry about being force to "tolerate" progressive ideals, where "tolerate" really means "accept and approve" of them.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:44 PM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

That is what I take away from it.

Yeah. Well, it isn't working.

The more they use ISIS to instill us with fear, that tried-and-true source of social malleability, the more I'm convinced that everything they're telling us about them is total bulls#.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:47 PM
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that explains why the Iragi's ran away and left ISIS their hardware


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posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:47 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

This isn't about "progressives". Please, personally, give that a break. It's old. This is about a poll, and possibly its manipulation.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 06:59 PM
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originally posted by: Sremmos80
Hahaha wonder how many people will eat this from al Jazeera.

Probably most of America, sadly, without even questioning it.

Last time I checked many looked at it as the same as RT.

They are all the same.


originally posted by: ketsuko
Maybe not OK with ISIS, but I would believe that they are all right with the idea of an Islamic state where they can live without fear of having their way of life subverted by Western ways.

Yes, they want our standard of living without our culture and ways.

... a lot of people in the Islamic world who feel quite a bit of disgust at the idea ... abortion and gay marriage.

Without partisan politics, that part is true.

An Islamic state would be a place where they wouldn't have to worry about being force to "tolerate"

They certainly do not want to be forced at the hand of ISIS either.


originally posted by: NthOther
Yeah. Well, it isn't working.

The more they use ISIS to instill us with fear, that tried-and-true source of social malleability, the more I'm convinced that everything they're telling us about them is total bulls#.

My sentiments exactly.


originally posted by: intrepid
This isn't about "progressives". Please, personally, give that a break. It's old. This is about a poll, and possibly its manipulation.

Thank you.
edit on 5/25/2015 by AllSourceIntel because: formatting



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:03 PM
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Well, a large majority of Americans support Republicans, without having a single idea what they're really about.

This doesn't shock me at all.

Ask the average Republican voter which issues are important to them, and you'll probably find that outside the Second Amendment, most get the official positions they think they are supporting very, very wrong.

It's the same with folks who support ISIS. They really don't have a clue as to what they're actually saying they support.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:04 PM
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originally posted by: AllSourceIntel

originally posted by: greencmp
a reply to: AllSourceIntel
Those are real numbers.

Without access to the raw data and an IT security person auditing the poll, none of us can unequivocally say whether the numbers are real or not; however, what we do know about GCHQ and the Pentagon certainly allows us all to unequivocally question the legitimacy of the poll.

Not to mention that,

originally posted by: NthOther
A scientific poll, I'm sure.
, as sarcasm is a great point indeed.


So what's the subtext here? We're supposed to think that the majority of the Muslim world supports ISIS and wants them to kill us all?

Is that what we're supposed to believe?

That is what I take away from it.


I have seen enough polls to be convinced of the rough accuracy of the publicly stated (and there may be a big catch therein) desire and approval for the caliphate. They just argue about who will be in charge.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:04 PM
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posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:04 PM
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Well ... The first question I'd have to ask myself is: Would Al Jizzera have published this if the numbers had gone the other way?

Pretty small number of votes if you ask me too. Had that number been as great as 500,000,000, we might be talking about a 'real' poll. One has to consider the demographic of the daily Al Jizzera readership who would see and respond to the poll.

Personally, I could care less if a Caliphate forms. They're over there. They'll have to mess with Russia and China long before they ever affect me or mine. 'Til then ... live and let live.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:13 PM
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originally posted by: greencmp

I have seen enough polls to be convinced of the rough accuracy of the publicly stated (and there may be a big catch therein) desire and approval for the caliphate. They just argue about who will be in charge.

So let me get this straight:

You're willing to bet on the accuracy of an internet poll conducted by Al-Jazeera?

In any other context you'd be coming unglued at how we shouldn't believe anything Al-Jazeera says. But when it supports your narrative, you sing a different tune.

Or am I misreading this?



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:15 PM
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originally posted by: Snarl
Well ... The first question I'd have to ask myself is: Would Al Jizzera have published this if the numbers had gone the other way?


The REAL question is, "Would Breitbart have picked it up if it had gone the other way?"



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:19 PM
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originally posted by: NthOther

originally posted by: greencmp

I have seen enough polls to be convinced of the rough accuracy of the publicly stated (and there may be a big catch therein) desire and approval for the caliphate. They just argue about who will be in charge.

So let me get this straight:

You're willing to bet on the accuracy of an internet poll conducted by Al-Jazeera?

In any other context you'd be coming unglued at how we shouldn't believe anything Al-Jazeera says. But when it supports your narrative, you sing a different tune.

Or am I misreading this?


No, I trust you instead.



posted on May, 25 2015 @ 07:22 PM
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originally posted by: greencmp

No, I trust you instead.

Point being, we probably shouldn't be trusting what anyone is telling us about this "situation".

Especially me.



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