My recruitment: to the Dark side.
Back when US was invading Iraq, I was almost recruited.
Not to the terrorist cause but the first steps to some
I distinctly remember the two or three days of confusion.
I had been surfing the Terrorist sites.
One of my favorite sites for war info and observing the
Other was "Infovlad Forum".
There were a lot of bad guys on there and they were
approachable, one could talk to them.
My second visit there I read a post about the English
SAS, and how they had been found in possession
of IED's, and dressed like Iraqis. It had a link
and story to a news site, which I read several times.
I was very surprised and confused. SAS planting
The next day there was another story about the
arrest of more SAS officers running from a sniping
of Iraqi civilians, and a nother link to a News site
with the full story.
Great Britain's SAS crack anti-terrorist acting
I left the Infovlad site very angry, and didn't
visit it for many days. The more I thought about
them the more angry I became and I didn't
want to read any more about the dirty disgusting
things going on.
On about the fourth day something snapped.
I did my archaeology field study in Marlam Tarn
in England, I had recovered the remains of 7
British Ramano troops from about 2,000 years
ago. I knew the English people intimately lived
part time in their pubs. Something
was wrong, and I felt I needed to dig further
I just couldn't believe the SAS were terrorist.
I logged back on to Infovlad and took another
look at the posts, all the credibility came from
the NEWS sites they had linked to.
So I started an investigation of the News sites,
and was able to track both news sites back to
al Qaeda control/front.
The sites looked very real and authentic.
Took me in completely. I thought they
were legit news reporters.
And I think this same process is the
start of recruiting Jahddies.
Our response was to expose the "news
sites" in my posts on Infovlad, and
confront any one using them as source
for their posts.
Eventually my efforts lead to the
jahiddies on Infovlad abandoning
the use of those fake news sites.
I can't take full credit, Bill did most
of the work.
But the process was so real and
engaging it moved one to action.
The propaganda was very effective
and suckered me in completely for
Bill and I started a campaign to
expose the propaganda on Infovlad
which lead the lil jahidders to file
at least 3 different complaints
against Bill and the moderators
asked Bill to lighten up on the
wana be terrorists and threatened
banning and when the Jahidders
took over Bill was finally banned,
and Infovlad was shut down shortly
The thing that drove them nutz was
pointing out that al Qaeda was killing
women and children in their market
They knew it was true and wrong
and it drove them to distraction
to hear it.
A good Info war cuts both ways,
And US has been remiss in the
attention to terrorist propaganda
and exploiting its weaknesses.
If they are not going to run a huge
info war against the Propaganda
then the sites need to be shut down.
It doesn't take a weak mind to
fall for the Terrorist propaganda;
it just takes presenting it in a
format that the reader believes.
Its human nature to want to right
a wrong, and the more wrong the
act is the stronger the motivation.
Regardless whether the supposed
wrong is true or not.
It just has to be presented in a format
the reader will believe, without
any opposing comment or suspicion
it is a lie.
And now the terrorist are working
to get the ones they have hooked
( the Lone Wolf ) into performing
some violent act.
The dupe really believes he is
acting on the side of good.
I experienced being duped,
and bought into it for a few days.
Its a very un-nerving experience.
I love the British and was most
pleased to find the SAS stories
were just propaganda, but
the context suckered me.
It was so well done.
I wonder how many Muslims have
the same kind of experience?
More on Jahidders Motives: IATT
Our BSU's track about 12 to 25 a day
looking to join al Qaeda,
but almost none want to join the Taliban?
Guess the Taliban isn't sexy? G