Re: Another new offensive strategies

From: Miriam English (
Date: Sat Sep 15 2001 - 19:34:48 MDT

At 01:04 PM 15/09/2001 -0400, John Clark wrote:
>Bin Laden is a hero in much of the Islamic world but that's also a
>society that disapproves of alcohol and is astronomically puritanical,
>so what we need is someone who's good at PhotoShop. What we
>need is a picture of Bin Laden drinking a martini with his arm
>around a beautiful girl in a bikini, or better yet a gay looking young
>man in a Speedo. No need to be too graphic in a place where a
>naked elbow is considered pornography, and it would look more
>believable if it's mild by western standards, after all it seems the
>man really did drink and get into bar fights when younger. I don't
>have the skills to do this but I'll bet some on this list do.

Yep, I could do it (I'm an accomplished photo-realistic artist), but I
think it would be counterproductive: it would reduce the believability of
us in the west pretty quickly once the deception was found out. I have a
feeling we are gonna need to trade upon truth and reliability. Also, he is
already disliked by many in Islam.

But I like the ingenious nature of the idea.


         - Miriam

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