gominokouhai + terrorism   27

WTFUK — Medium
This is what we look like to the rest of the world.
<q>There are themes here, on how we treat other human beings who don’t look like 'us,' how we make laws to make ourselves feel safe that just make everyone less safe, on bureaucracy and systems that punish honesty.</q>
immigration  fuckwits  terrorism  securitytheatre  bureaucracy  britishness  intersectionality  racism 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
What ISIS Really Wants - The Atlantic
Fascinating, engaging piece, challenging a lot of preconceptions. "[W]e tend to see jihadism as monolithic, and to apply the logic of al‑Qaeda to an organization that has decisively eclipsed it [...] much of what the group does looks nonsensical except in light of a sincere, carefully considered commitment to returning civilization to a seventh-century legal environment, and ultimately to bringing about the apocalypse."
religion  terrorism  politics  fuckwits  news 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Violence, Tragedy and Nonsense - Talking Points Memo
On the Oregon militia siege: "it's sad to see someone throw their life away over bullshit".
socialmedia  news  journalism  fuckwits  terrorism  usa  internet 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
UK ally Saudi Arabia is just ISIS with an embassy | The Canary
"[...]both Daesh and Saudi Arabia interpret Islam in an inaccurate, intolerant, and extremist way"
religion  news  politics  fuckwits  terrorism 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
This is why you should wear Cameron's "terrorist sympathisers" insult like a badge of honour | The Canary
"Whilst Cameron and his double standards accuse peace activists of terrorism, it is a badge we need to reclaim and wear with pride."
news  politics  religion  terrorism  fuckwits  bloodytories 
december 2015 by gominokouhai
FactCheck: is Saudi Arabia more extreme than ‘Islamic State’?
TLDR: they're pretty much exactly as extreme as each other, but it's okay because... Saudi Arabia want to be our friends. That's all right then.
news  politics  religion  fuckwits  terrorism 
december 2015 by gominokouhai
Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It - The New York Times
"The Islamic State; Saudi Arabia[..] relies on an alliance with a religious clergy that produces, legitimizes, spreads, preaches and defends Wahhabism, the ultra-puritanical form of Islam that Daesh feeds on."
religion  terrorism  news  fuckwits 
november 2015 by gominokouhai
Senators Want to "Blow ISIS Out of the Water" with "Fancy Memes" | The Intercept
"Dear Einstein", read the twit that linked to this article, "we've finally found out what World War 3 will be fought with". I'm pretty sure William Gibson wrote this book about a decade ago. Buckle up.
news  terrorism  socialmedia 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
Eye For Film: Tataouine threatened by Isis
If all of that murdering civilians wasn't bad enough for you, then Isis have finally gone TOO FAR. "The line must be drawn here! this far, and no further", cry a million geeks, rising from their chairs in anger, then immediately sitting back down, panting heavily.
news  politics  religion  terrorism  fuckwits  movies  incrediblyobscurereference 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
The Islamic State Strategy to Draw West into Final Battle | Der Spiegel
"Islamic State is making headlines by destroying historical artifacts in Iraq. But far from being an expression of medieval nihilism, the campaign on culture is a strategy aimed at drawing the West into battle.[...] It is a calculated escalation that Islamic State is pursuing."
news  politics  fuckwits  terrorism  archaeology 
march 2015 by gominokouhai
The detention of David Miranda was an unlawful use of the Terrorism Act | Graun
Says the guy who wrote it. Simple fact is that a bus timetable is "information that could help terrorists" and if we let them pull this one then we're letting them get away with everything.
politics  sousveillance  terrorism  acab  news  bloodytories 
august 2013 by gominokouhai
Political Convictions?
Seattle police now raiding homes looking for evidence of thoughtcrime. A quick glance around my New Town flat reveals most of the items on Seattle PD's shitlist. Seattle PD are instead bewildered to find said anarchists caring for pets and organizing free libraries and soup kitchens
acab  occupy  anarchism  terrorism  politics  news 
august 2012 by gominokouhai
DHS Crushed This Analyst for Warning About Far-Right Terror
The Department of Homeland Security don't give a damn about terror unless it's perpetrated by brown people.
terrorism  politics  news 
august 2012 by gominokouhai
Kurd with lemon accused of supporting terror
25 years for possession of half a lemon. Turkish government claim that if you have nothing to hide, you've nothing to fear. No "lemon Kurd" jokes please.
terrorism  politics  acab  news 
june 2012 by gominokouhai

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