Big, Bad Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: The creation of a myth By William Bowles

3 June 2005

Update on Zarqawi 3/6/05

A piece in the Washington Post dated June 1 2005, is pretty typical in that it contains 800 words of, well nothing except total speculation. The article bylined Katherine Shrader contains not one single fact about Zarqawi, it’s a total waste of space and illustrates the desperate nature of managing a propaganda campaign that depends totally on fiction, that once initiated has to be be kept going at all costs. Continue reading

Statewatch News Online, 3 June 2005

3 June 2005 — Statewatch

Full contents see: www.statewatch.org/news

1. EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council, 2 June
2. EU/Libya: Full steam ahead, without pausing to think
3. EU-AFRICA-UKRAINE: External holding camps
4. ID cards: implications for Black, Minority Ethnic, migrant and refugee communities
5. European Parliament rejects mandatory data protection proposal
6. UK: Report on the Operation in 2004 of the Terrorism Act 2000
7. UK: Identity Card Bill published
8. AI report on: Counter-terrorism and EU criminal law

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