Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror.

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Western media complicit in Jakarta terror attacks

These events are PR stunts, and the media laps it up

Press TV has interviewed Kevin Barrett, author and political commentator from Madison, and Said Shehata, an expert in Middle Eastern affairs, London, to discuss the terror attacks, claimed by Daesh, which left several people dead and injured in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Barrett believes that the Western media outlets are “absolutely complicit” in what happened in Jakarta, stressing that the media is “what driving all of this to a very great extent because the media in the West is dominated by the hard-line militarist elements of the governments and the Zionist element.”

The analyst says media outlets, particularly those in the US, do not create a hype over numerous shooting attacks that happen in the Western societies, but they take every possible opportunity to “splash blood all over the front page of the newspaper and all over the TV screen” when an incident has to with Takfiri Daesh terrorists, attributing their activities to Islam in an attempt to tarnish its image.

This is while, he adds, linking religion to Daesh is “entirely spurious” as there is not even “one single Islamic scholar in the world that supports” the extremist terror group.

Daesh enjoys the support of Zionists and the Saudi royal family, which “is not religious at all,” Barrett says, adding the Takfiris merely manipulate Islam and use religious rhetoric to attract naive young people and recruit members.

Shehata, for his turn, says the world has failed to adopt proper measures to stop Takfiri terror attacks in different regions as some countries continue supporting such radical terrorist groups for political purposes.

Daesh relies heavily on fear-mongering and uses media to advance this strategy, he argues.

The analyst says killing more and more people and highly publicizing the carnage in media serve as the two main instruments in the hands of Daesh to strike fear into the hearts of people around the globe.

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7 Responses to "Western media complicit in Jakarta terror attacks"

  1. Laika von old Monkshusen  January 16, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    PressTV is doing best of all, though. Not even a 3-year-old would believe that the “Jakarta attack” was anything else than (very, very poorly acted) street theatre performed by a bunch of demented (UN/”freemason”-boy scout) whores. (not a leaf of the trees moves when the “Boston-bombing”-like smoke bombs/firecrackers go off)

  2. Altimometer  January 15, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    Hi Kevin, Jeb picked up L. Grahams “support” big surprise there who saw that coming.

  3. Laika von old Monkshusen  January 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    Yes, it’s pretty clear (documented) that al-Saud & al-Wahhab were Dönmeh Jews, who fled the Ottoman Empire (for obvious reasons) to the middle of a worthless (it’s even blank on old maps) desert. They invented Wahhabism among the thieves, outlaws, and desert pirates to be found there. Later on they were used by the Western imperialists, as an old-fashioned (but still fashionable among the Western imperialists) Royal “ISIS”, to terrorize/tyrannize the civilized Sunni/Shia Muslims of the Arabian peninsula (the overwhelming majority), and to steal their oil.

    • Laika von old Monkshusen  January 15, 2016 at 6:05 pm

      Should’ve been reply to “neilineg”.

  4. Laika von old Monkshusen  January 15, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Yes, that’s perfectly right . . . And RT and PressTV are (still almost) just as complicit . . . Millions of Indonesians have been brutally murdered by Western (CIA, imperialistic) terror, and most of the rest brutally terrorized by them . . . And now Indonesia is among the latest countries who has also fallen victim of the CIA (“ISIS”) just because they call themselves Da’ish, Al Qa Dae, or al-CIA-da? . . . Even little ones (4-year-olds) know that Santa Claus, who visits them in Kindergarten every year is just a stupid actor (or the teacher, or the gardener) . . . How long are these stupid whores (almost all of them) going to remain PR agents of nonexisting (fake) “ISIS” (CIA/Mossad & Co.)?

  5. neilineg  January 15, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    ‘scholars’ can find no difference between wahab religious rulers in saudi arabia, and ISIS; ISIS is, like El-CIA-da, an branch of saudi wahab world domination, as are muslim brotherhood [erdogan, hamas] and salafist jihadist preachers in saudi-funded mosques around the world, including in almost all U.S. mosques – and Barret is an obvious agent . Mr. Barret is a liar on a par with ‘western media’, for identifying saudi arabia religion with the royal family, when he knows more than any reader/listener/viewer, that king saud is one thing, and religious firebrand wahab is another, with saud and wahab finding mutual benefits by co-ruling. He is an obvious liar about media not reporting other atrocities, but he is correct if he mentions that saudi atrocities go unreported… for obvious reason that U.S. government could then not protect U.S. oil interests.

    • Zaguero  January 15, 2016 at 4:31 pm

      neilneg, by accusing Kevin Barrett in this manner, you make it very clear that you have *no* idea what you’re talking about. Your rant mixes truth with untruth in a manner which suggests you urgently need to take a deep breath and rethink your position. I wish you the best of luck.

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