Saturday, November 29, 2014

Media: ISIS Writes a Cookbook

We do not use the term Islamic State as ISIS is not the Islamic State.

The world’s deadliest terror group issues a pancake recipe
THE IS agency for women, has launched a ‘cookbook’, explaining how to keep jihadists happy and fulfilled by making pancakes after a day of fighting. 
The agency known as Al-Zawra that “prepares sisters for the battlefield for jihadists” has been dubbed a “finishing school” for young women hoping to wed militants.

In a step-by-step guide, published by Al-Zawra, the recipe calls for one egg, four tablespoons of sugar, one tablespoon of oil, 4 tablespoons of salt, one cup of milk and one cup of flour.

This follows the first recipe released earlier in November, “balls of date mush”.

In an effort to recruit and train female jihadis, the institution offers classes in everything from sewing to weapons training.

In their mission statement they explain the school is for women “interested in explosive belt and suicide bombing more than a white dress or a castle or clothing or furniture.”...MORE

The recipe via Just Paste It

For a time the various Al Queda franchises were putting together a stable of media properties à la Murdoch:

Media: "Al-Qaeda has launched a women's magazine that mixes beauty and fashion tips with advice on suicide bombings"
Media: "Al Qaeda issues English-language advice magazine for militants"
Al Qaeda Using Hashtag “#Suggestions_to_Develop_Jihadist_Media.”, Hilarity Ensues

Prompting critiques:
Media Critique: "Is al Qaeda's new English-language magazine any good?"
And counter-critiques:
Al-Qaida on U.S. Media: "Fox News 'lacks neutrality'; MSNBC 'Good' Until it Fired Keith Olbermann"