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Al-Qaida plans cartoon recruiting film for kids

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posted on Jul, 20 2011 @ 11:34 PM
I'm beginning to think that Herman Cain will be the best candidate for President. I don't see how the western world can allow this death cult to proceed any further. Everything about Islam and Sharia Law is counter to the beliefs of the western world. What kind of monsters would defend these animals?

LONDON (AP) -- An al-Qaida affiliate says it plans to roll out what some have called a Disney-like animated cartoon aimed at recruiting children to the terror network.

Scenes from the proposed short film show young boys dressed in battle fatigues and participating in raids, killings and terror plots. It is the latest attempt by the terror organization to use multimedia to draw in potential recruits. Recently, a Yemen-based extremist group released an online women's magazine with makeup and chastity tips.

News of the animated film was announced by a group called Abu al-Laith al-Yemen on the Arabic-language al-Shamouk jihadist website, the London-based Quilliam Foundation reported Wednesday. Quilliam, which was formed by former jihadists and now aims to stamp out extremism, said it appears the group is affiliated with al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.

"It's a Disney-like film aimed at kids that tells stories of the Prophet, stories of holy wars and anti-Western propaganda," said Noman Benotman, a former jihadist with links to al-Qaida who is now an analyst at Quilliam. "But I think it could backfire. Families will be angry that al-Qaida is directing this at their children."

British intelligence officials view al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula - which is the branch active in Yemen and nearby countries - as a significant threat. A bomb placed under the driver's seat of a British man's car blew up in southern Yemen on Wednesday, killing the man and wounding several others.

Security across Yemen has nearly collapsed after five months of mass protests calling for the end of autocratic President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 33-year rule. The U.S. and Yemen's Gulf neighbors fear al-Qaida and other armed groups could exploit the chaos to step up operations.

The British man, who has not been identified, was killed after a bomb planted in his sport utility vehicle blew up as he drove through the southern port city of Aden, security officials said. The man worked for the Aden-based Arab Company for Inspection and Marine Consulting.

Benotman said the group behind the film said it was in its final stages and planned to distribute it through websites and DVDs.

The movie makers released four takes of the movie through the Arabic-language web site and asked for feedback from forum users. Most approved, Benotman said.

The released film clips are in Arabic.

British intelligence and security officials have also warned of propaganda coming from U.S.-born Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who has won a following with English speakers in the Unites States and Britain with video sermons that talk about foreign policy and poor job prospects for young Muslims.

Roshonara Choudhry, a student jailed for 15 years after she stabbed and wounded a British lawmaker in May 2010, told police she had listened to 100 hours of al-Awlaki's online lectures. Al-Awlaki has also been tied to the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, that left 13 dead, the attempted suicide bombing of a Detroit-bound airliner and other recent plots aimed at the U.S. and Britain.

SOURCE - Associated Press

posted on Jul, 20 2011 @ 11:59 PM
Great Post and i agree he needs to become The President of The United States.

This is truly dispicable, Im glad I did my part to take a few of these animals down. They have no respect for life what so ever and now they are recruiting kids (BTW they already had been but this is ridiculous) and then they blame the US Soldiers for killing "civillians". # after one kid with a bomb strapped to him kills a few of my friends I start shooting every kid that wants to come up to me.

posted on Jul, 21 2011 @ 09:09 AM
reply to post by BMags

Good, I'm glad you made some pink mist come out of those guys. I can't believe stories like this aren't being pushed day in and day out in the MSM to bring attention to the real problem. It makes me wonder if the media sanctions this in some way. Sometimes, doing nothing is doing something. To quote Edmund Burke, "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."

posted on Jul, 21 2011 @ 09:15 AM
Sad, why cant they let their kids be kids?

Truly barbaric, they have actually been doing this for years in Palestine. They also have a comic book series as well. Ill see if I can find more details but I know for a fact that there are cartoons dedicated to brainwashing little kids in Palestine. I think it's more anti-Semitic than it is trying to recruit them as suicide bombers.

posted on Jul, 21 2011 @ 09:27 AM
Isn't Associated Press owned by the Rothschild family? In reference of them being a jewish family, one may think any Islam bashing "news" could be taken as propaganda.

No, this does not validate nor justify the evil one individual or a group of individuals of a religion to represent the whole of mentioned religion.

posted on Jul, 21 2011 @ 09:49 AM
So, are you saying everything in the AP is simply propaganda, or just stuff you don't agree with?

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