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Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda…. An Incessant and Repetitive Public Discourse Part I

by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research:

There is something disturbing in the nature of post 9/11 public discourse. Incessantly, on a daily basis, Al Qaeda is mentioned by government officials, members of the US Congress, Wall Street analysts, etc. Numerous events of a significant political, social or strategic nature –including the US presidential elections campaign– are categorized by referring to Al Qaeda, the alleged architect of the September 11 2001 attacks.

What is striking is the extent of media coverage of “Al Qaeda related events”, not to mention the mountains of op eds and authoritative “analysis” pertaining to “terror events” in different part of the World.

Routine mention of Al Qaeda fanatics, jihadists, etc. has become –from a news standpoint– trendy and fashionable. A Worldwide ritual of authoritative media reporting has unfolded. At the time of writing (March 24, 2012), “Al Qaeda events” had 183 million entries on Google and 18,200 news entries.

Read More @ GlobalResearch.ca

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