PSYOPs: Operation Syria
- Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar since 2013. Qatar is an absolute monarchy. In theory, since 2003 the country has a constitution that provides for the election of a parliament. In practice, political parties are banned and the legislative elections always postponed.
- In this picture (May 2013), we see Senator John McCain with the future caliph Ibrahim, head of ISIL (left). In an email, the senator’s office called our interpretation of this photograph as "absurd", arguing the ISIL death threats against him. Yet one year later, the senator himself admitted to know ISIL leaders and to keep in touch with them.
Il Manifesto (Italy)