seen the headlines hundreds of times: “ISIS plot foiled”, “ISIS in
Brooklyn", “Woman Stopped At Airport on way to join ISIS”. These
stories strike fear into the hearts of Americans everywhere,
especially in the build up to the war effort against ISIS in Summer
terror group was everywhere, recruiting our teenagers and
attempting to strike in every major city––seemingly all at once.
But what do these headlines mean exact? What is an “ISIS plot”?
What is the gap between the image the media provides versus the
reality of what’s occurring?
this week’s episode we dive into the 17 year-long phenomenon of the
US media assisting the government’s war on terror by parroting
dubious claims of al Qaeda and ISIS plots when the vast majority of
the time––no al Qaeda or ISIS are involved.
guest Pardiss Kebriaei, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for