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US highlight incompetence of al-Qaeda Iraqi leader

Discussion in 'Speaker's Corner' started by ritcH, 5 May 2006.

  1. ritcH

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4976212.stm

    yes, yes it does...

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  2. Orcish-Horde

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    That shot alway makes me laugh because they are night vision binos, there is a small hole in the center about 2mm across. If you don't use the covers you can't see anything through them in normal day light. In other words that joke is on you. ;)
     
  3. sedm1000

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    Bet he only has one testicle too.

    Edit: Why has he taken is watch off, swapped his shirt and moved to a different location in the second clip? :confused: His associate is also clearly white and stacked.
     
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  4. @if ®afiq

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    Linky
     
  5. SexyGreyFox

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    Perhaps the words "In another clip" gives it away.
    The two photos are from two different clips.

    Here we go.
     
  6. cleanbluesky

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    Information Clearing House isn't the most reliable source TBH, and that article is an editorial. Curious idea though - it seems a little far fetched that such a video would make its way into allied hands
     
  7. sedm1000

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    And the white forearm?

    With the sort of presentation that the US intelligence puts out anybody would think that they wanted to promote conspiracy theories...
     
  8. SexyGreyFox

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    One picture is way darker than the other.
    These are two different pictures with slightly different light sources.
    Nothing to see here.

    Anybody would think the US Govt employ 12 year olds to make mock up pictures.
    Theres a whole team of professionals deciding what gets released and if the continuity wasn't right somebody would spot it.
     
  9. sedm1000

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    Yet his face doesn`t seem lighter to such a significant degree. And the white forearm displays a caucasian musculature.

    Looks highly likely that the masked figure is a US special ops bod involved in faking the video.
     
  10. @if ®afiq

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    We're you going?
     
  11. @if ®afiq

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    Agreed, they link to many different reports from many different sources.
     
  12. Rich_L

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    I may be wrong, but aren't Iranians/Iraqis caucasian?
     
  13. VIRII

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    Do you have some alternative pictures , the ones on the BBC are too small for me to see what you are suggesting.
     
  14. VIRII

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    I am not an anatomist. What do you mean by caucasian musculature? Do caucasians have different muscles to non caucasians then .....
     
  15. benjo plz.

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    Why would he want to use pngs in the day? :p
     
  16. VIRII

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    I have pictures of Bush using chemical and explosive detection equipment, not because he was actually detecting anything but because he was witnessing a demonstration of equipment. It is a form of publicity stunt .. look at the new equipment we have / look at who we sell to ...
     
  17. @if ®afiq

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    ....So they've got new binoculours(sp?):p ;)
     
  18. Visage

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    Because he struggles to see the patently obvious and needs all the help he can get? :cool:
     
  19. VIRII

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    I am not up to speed with the latest and greatest in NVG but they might be a very technically good bit of kit. I think the president "using" the equipment is intended to convey confidence in the kit although I have heard it expressed that the message received is "look it is so simple to use even bush can handle it"....
     
  20. benjo plz.

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    Maybe... but...

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    Why'd he take them off?
     
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