Is 'Al Qaeda' the Modern Incarnation of 'Emmanuel Goldstein'?
Is "Al Qaeda" the modern incarnation of "Emmanuel
Goldstein", the arch-villain manufactured by the state to rule the population with fear?
You have heard before that "Al-Qaeda" roughly translates into "the base," but were you aware that "Ana
raicha Al Qaeda" is arabic colloquial for "I'm going to the toilet"? Would hardened terrorists hell bent
on the destruction of the west name their organization after a euphemism for taking a shit? [Prison Planet]
Omar al-Baghdadi, the supposed leader of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group in Iraq, was declared non-existent
by US military officials, who say he is a fictional character created to give an Iraqi face to a foreign-run
terrorist group. In reality, said Brigadier-General Kevin Bergner, an Iraqi actor has read statements
attributed to al-Baghdadi, who has been identified since October as the leader of the group, known as Islamic
State of Iraq. [Sydney
Morning Herald 7/20/2007]
Once you accept that there can be one group of people willing to commit acts of terror you
must accept that there can be a second group equally willing to commit acts of terror to blame on the first
"...we know they're
out there looking for ways to develop deadlier weapons to use against us, that they'd like to get their hands
on a nuclear weapon if they could, or anthrax, or some kind of deadly biological agent."
Stop and think for a minute. Do the acts of terror accomplish anything for the group that is blamed for the
Does terror achieve their ends or obtain the results they want? Or isn't it obvious that the
acts of terror are actually achieving the objectives of those who claim to be the victims of the terror, to
gain them sympathy and political alliances?
"We need a common enemy to unite us" - Condoleezza Rice, March 2000
"Because Al Qaeda is an insurgent organization, there's always someone to take another's place," says a
senior US government official. "He may not be as good as the person who was lost. But the organization is
never going to come to a standstill because there is always someone ready to fill vacated posts." [Christian Science Monitor]
Who is running Al Qaeda? Who benefits from their activities?
Who really benefits? That's who is running Al Qaeda.
...top ranking CIA operatives admit that al-Qaeda is a complete and total fabrication by the CIA. They
plainly state that NO SUCH ORGANIZATION HAS EVER EXISTED AT ANY TIME. The fantasy was spun in January 2001 by
Jamal al Fadl, a Sudanese who had been with Bin Laden in the early 1990s. Jamal al Fadl stole money from Bin
Laden, and then sought protection in the USA. The FBI and CIA paid him hundreds of thousands of dollars to
create the al-Qaeda fiction. [BBC The
Power of Nightmares]
"...there are intelligence agencies in the U.S., which require billions of dollars worth of funds from the
Congress and the government every year. This [funding issue] was not a big problem till the existence of the
former Soviet Union but after that the budget of these agencies has been in danger. They needed an enemy. So, they first started propaganda against
Usama and Taleban and then this incident [9/11] happened." [Osama bin Laden 09/28/01]