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“When people harm Americans we don’t retreat, and we don’t forget…They should know, we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice, because hell is where they will reside! Hell is where they will reside!” — Joseph Robinette Biden Jr 47th...

Branding the Syrian Jihad: the cars

[ by Charles Cameron — keeping up with the branding thing ] . A hat tip to Aymenn Al-Tamimi for each of these two images: Sources: above, a car with Islamic State of Iraq & ash-Sham branding below, an Islamic State of Iraq & ash-Sham police car ** And...

AQ branding, ISIS cool for school

[ by Charles Cameron — AQ & Friends have adopted another of our technologies against us — this time it’s branding — what’s next — gamification? ] . Aymenn J Al-Tamimi tweeted to alert us to the ISIS school bag today, with the...

Jottings 9: Boko / Beaucoup Haram

[ by Charles Cameron — who just can’t resist a skilled bilingual pun, and is also curious these days about terrorist logos & branding ] . Hamas logo, left, and putative Boko Haram logo, right, compared ** I found my delicious multilingual pun in a...

On eating one’s enemy

[ by Charles Cameron — not good branding, not Islamic, dumbstruck? — not a whole lot else to say ] . Commander Abu Sakkar / the Farouq Brigades logo Let’s take the bald facts first: Commander Abu Sakkar of the Farouq Brigades, Free Syrian Army, had himself...