Confirmed: Frankfurt jihadist viewed 'Redacted' clip

Rick Moran
John Rosenthal writing at Pajamas Media reports that the Muslim shooter who killed two Americans in an attack on a military bus at the Frankfort airport did indeed, view a clip from Brian De Palma's anti-War, anti-American film Redacted before the attack:

According to the German wire service dapd, the German Attorney General's Office has confirmed that the video clip viewed by the Frankfurt Airport shooter Arid Uka - and that allegedly provoked him to kill American soldiers - was indeed the rape scene from Brian De Palma's fictional anti-Iraq War movie Redacted. Attorney General spokesperson Frank Wallenta confirmed the identity of the clip to the German television news magazine Spiegel TV.Uka viewed the De Palma clip as part of a four-and-a-half minute propaganda video that was posted on a German-language YouTube page under the title "American Soldiers Rape our Sisters! Awake Oh Ummah." The video was removed from YouTube shortly after the publication of a Pajamas Media report noting its existence and linking it. It can currently be viewed on The Daily Caller here.

In addition to the rape scene, the propaganda video contains three other scenes. One shows American soldiers breaking down the door of a family's home and rushing into the home with guns raised; a second shows American soldiers touching Iraqi girls; and the third shows what appears to be an Arabic-language news report and attempts to revive a severely wounded pregnant woman who has been shot at an American checkpoint. The "reporter" is shown interviewing the woman's fraught brother as attempts are made to save her life. The "reporter" then announces that the woman has died.

All four of the scenes are in fact fictional scenes taken from Brian De Palma's film Redacted. Two shots of Arabic text, as well as some music and Arabic voice-over, have been added to the De Palma footage.

As is customary in America these days, this terrorist attack on Americans has disappeared from media. It is not news that the terrorist was inspired by a leftist piece of anti-American propaganda, nor is it even necessarily a story that American servicemen were the targets.

Can you imagine if the terrorist had been inspired by Rush Limbaugh? The media feeding frenzy would have been something to behold.



John Rosenthal writing at Pajamas Media reports that the Muslim shooter who killed two Americans in an attack on a military bus at the Frankfort airport did indeed, view a clip from Brian De Palma's anti-War, anti-American film Redacted before the attack:

According to the German wire service dapd, the German Attorney General's Office has confirmed that the video clip viewed by the Frankfurt Airport shooter Arid Uka - and that allegedly provoked him to kill American soldiers - was indeed the rape scene from Brian De Palma's fictional anti-Iraq War movie Redacted. Attorney General spokesperson Frank Wallenta confirmed the identity of the clip to the German television news magazine Spiegel TV.

Uka viewed the De Palma clip as part of a four-and-a-half minute propaganda video that was posted on a German-language YouTube page under the title "American Soldiers Rape our Sisters! Awake Oh Ummah." The video was removed from YouTube shortly after the publication of a Pajamas Media report noting its existence and linking it. It can currently be viewed on The Daily Caller here.

In addition to the rape scene, the propaganda video contains three other scenes. One shows American soldiers breaking down the door of a family's home and rushing into the home with guns raised; a second shows American soldiers touching Iraqi girls; and the third shows what appears to be an Arabic-language news report and attempts to revive a severely wounded pregnant woman who has been shot at an American checkpoint. The "reporter" is shown interviewing the woman's fraught brother as attempts are made to save her life. The "reporter" then announces that the woman has died.

All four of the scenes are in fact fictional scenes taken from Brian De Palma's film Redacted. Two shots of Arabic text, as well as some music and Arabic voice-over, have been added to the De Palma footage.

As is customary in America these days, this terrorist attack on Americans has disappeared from media. It is not news that the terrorist was inspired by a leftist piece of anti-American propaganda, nor is it even necessarily a story that American servicemen were the targets.

Can you imagine if the terrorist had been inspired by Rush Limbaugh? The media feeding frenzy would have been something to behold.