18 September, 2012 — Antiwar
[Amazing: BBC News still continues to describe the video as “amateur” at every opportunity, as if somehow that diminishes its importance in the propaganda war being waged by the Empire. But more importantly, if the facts uncovered by Raimondo are accurate, then whether the movie was ‘crudely made’ or not (and surely this was deliberate), it was bankrolled with a lot of cash by Media in Christ, an outfit run by one Joseph Nasrallah Abdelmasih, see the Daily Beast article on Media in Christ for more details. WB]
If someone had planned to upend US foreign policy — to utterly destroy the very basis [.pdf] of all our diplomats (and military personnel) have been working to achieve in the Middle East and throughout the Muslim world — they couldn’t have done a better job of it than whoever put together Innocence of Muslims.